Urban poverty is having an adverse impact on the health of mothers and children.
Maggots are misunderstood, and we should see past the “yuck” factor and appreciate what these unique organisms can do for us.
Shared decision-making upholds person-centred care and supports people to take charge of their own health: their views, input and experiences are important contributors to health plans.
More cases of long COVID can put strain on our health system. So we need to think about where and how we offer care.
Beating COVID cannot rely solely on the efforts of vaccines – economic policy must robustly support the path to full recovery, starting with healthcare and ventilation.
Increasing the stigma around LGBTIQ+ people leads to poorer health outcomes for a group that is already more vulnerable in the health system.
Researchers asked aid workers how to best prepare for the climate emergency in places where its effects are most severe.
More houses of worship are offering mental health programs, especially African American congregations.
Tax rises to pay for the NHS recovery could have focused on those who have profited from the pandemic. Bundling these costs with social care reform, however, risks
Outsourcing is common in many hospitals. But when health care systems outsource certain clinical tasks to separate companies, costs can go up, quality of care can fall and patients can be harmed.
More funding is needed to galvanise
Nigeria’s health system as medical research is not well funded.
From the blog ‘Mom’s Cancer’ to novellas about lupus to moving Instagram posts, comic artists are humanising illnesses.
India, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa lose thousands of trained doctors each year, lured away to work in richer countries – at great cost to their nation’s healthcare systems.
Our latest research recommends that Indonesia build a partnership with Australia to develop resilient and responsive healthcare supply chains using modern digital technologies.
South Africa is quite capable of delivering world-class healthcare to all its citizens. But this is constantly being hampered by an increasingly unconducive environment.
If universities produce graduates who can work effectively in a team, the healthcare system will be strengthened and this would improve the health outcomes for patients.
Failure to identify, understand and address the implications of unintended consequences inhibits the delivery of quality healthcare.
The new NHS data-sharing plan suffers from the same flaws that saw previous schemes scrapped.
The sustained lack of trust between migrants and health professionals is leading to dire consequences
Poverty, vulnerability and discrimination are barriers many Indonesians face in acquiring identity documents.