All You Need to Know about the Malaria Vaccine
In 2020, the estimated number of malaria deaths stood at 627,000. Over 75% of these deaths were in children and malaria remains one of the leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa. In October this year, the WHO approved the first malaria vaccine for widespread use across regions in which malaria is endemic.
Sickle Cell Disease - A Public Health Model
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common life-threatening genetic disorder among people of African heritage. Each year, over 300,000 children are born with SCD, and many of them do not have access to adequate care to prevent painful crises and prolong their life. Here, we aim to highlight the most effective low cost, preventive interventions in SCD, and help our readers stay up to date on guidance.
Dr.Evidence™ Partners with MedShr™ to Enhance Medical Knowledge for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs)
SANTA MONICA, Calif.- Dr.Evidence™, the leading medical intelligence platform for life sciences companies, today announced the launch of a partnership with MedShr™, the world’s leading clinical case discussion platform.
Chagas Disease - What You Need to Know
Chagas disease, which is caused by the parasites found in the triatomine bug or 'kissing bug', is endemic to all Latin American countries. If left untreated, it can lead to chronic cardiac and gastrointestinal problems which are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This article outlines the acute and chronic phases of Chagas disease, what can be down to prevent patients from progressing to chronic infection and how to manage cardiac complications.
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021
It is World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 18-24 November 2021. This years theme is ‘Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance’. This MedShr open article takes a look a where we are with combating antimicrobial resistance globally and outlines what you can be doing to tackle it within your community.
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