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A reflection of self-care in the mental health field
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A reflection of self-care in the mental health field »

Self-care takes on many diverse methods such as making art, exercising and cooking. Image Credit: Emily Hollingsbee

According to UNHCR the current number

22 Dec, 2017
13
Written by Michael Ethan
Community-based interventions to improve antenatal care uptake and quality Tanzania
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Community-based interventions to improve antenatal care uptake and quality Tanzania »

With the discovery of Tanzania’s largest gold mine in Shinyanga’s Kahama district, people from around the country began to migrate to the area.

22 Dec, 2017
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Written by Michael Ethan
World Hepatitis Summit 2017 – moving boldly towards elimination
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World Hepatitis Summit 2017 – moving boldly towards elimination »

The task ahead is enormous, but we have all it takes to achieve [this goal]

Raquel Peck, recently cured of hepatitis and current

22 Dec, 2017
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Written by Michael Ethan
Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking
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Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking »

E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that deliver nicotine by heating an “e-liquid”. E-cigarette use, commonly known as vaping, has gained significant popularity, particularly among

22 Dec, 2017
11
Written by Michael Ethan
Accurate sleep monitoring at home
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Accurate sleep monitoring at home »

A lot of people feel that they sleep poorly. Or, at least, a lot of people wish they slept better, possibly more. How

22 Dec, 2017
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Written by Michael Ethan
Is your ride to work putting you at risk of hearing loss?
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Is your ride to work putting you at risk of hearing loss? »

Most of us who live in a large city would probably agree that our daily surroundings are noisy and are, annoyingly, a constant

22 Dec, 2017
12
Written by Michael Ethan
Human cell models of Alzheimer’s disease – moving beyond the familial
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Human cell models of Alzheimer’s disease – moving beyond the familial »

In what seems like a whole era ago, there was a running joke that the Alzheimer’s disease research field was a battle between

22 Dec, 2017
13
Written by Michael Ethan
How international financial institutions undercut human rights and impede public health
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How international financial institutions undercut human rights and impede public health »

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and regional development banks typically set the spending limits within which public health operates in developing

22 Dec, 2017
16
Written by Michael Ethan
Elimination programming in the refugee context
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Elimination programming in the refugee context »

“We, the refugees, are affected by most diseases.” Having fled South Sudan because of the ongoing civil war, this was the explanation given

22 Dec, 2017
13
Written by Michael Ethan
The God of Plague: a long farewell
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The God of Plague: a long farewell »

Recent estimates indicate that around 250 million people currently have schistosomiasis, a waterborne disease caused by parasitic flatworms. This corresponds to an

22 Dec, 2017
12
Written by Michael Ethan