Global health

Enfermedad de Chagas – Lineamientos y recomendaciones actuales

Enfermedad de Chagas – Lineamientos y recomendaciones actuales

Maísa Corner
   
Este artículo resume los lineamientos y recomendaciones clave en la prevención y el manejo de la Enfermedad de Chagas.
World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Katie Addy
   
This year, the World Cancer Day theme is about closing the care gap that exists in developing nations and disadvantaged populations. MedShr is building a global network of healthcare professionals to become part of the solution.
All You Need to Know about the Malaria Vaccine

All You Need to Know about the Malaria Vaccine

Katie Addy
   
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. 
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

Katie Addy
   
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.
Spotlight on Interviews: Practical Aspects of Otolaryngology Services During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Spotlight on Interviews: Practical Aspects of Otolaryngology Services During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Samantha Goh
   
There is increasing evidence that healthcare workers have a higher risk and exposure to COVID-19 as part of their key work. In this interview Dr Jason Chen shares his experiences in Hong Kong dealing with COVID-19, with a focus on how this affected otolaryngology practices.