2022 Public health stories #41

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 41 of 2022. I. “Our health is a product of the context in which we live. Whether or not we can be healthy depends on the air we breathe, the water we drink, the quality of our neighborhoods, our education and family income, the […]

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2022 Public health stories #40

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 40 of 2022. I. II. III. WHO launched the WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health (2019-2023): Universal Health Coverage for Mental Health to ensure access to quality and affordable care for mental health conditions in 12 priority countries to 100 million more people. In […]

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2022 Public health stories #38

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 38 of 2022. I. “Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for monkeypox, polio, even influenza. Is this the future of infectious disease monitoring?” How sewage surveillance is helping spot disease […]

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2022 Public health stories #37

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 37 of 2022. I. Epidemics that didn’t happen A new interactive online report by Resolve to Save Lives sheds light on how countries have prevented widespread infections and saved lives II. “Machine learning algorithms are a powerful tool in healthcare, but sometimes […]

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2022 Public health stories #36

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 36 of 2022. I. The Pandemic is coming for your pocketbook from The Atlantic. II. “This pandemic will not be our last, and other massive “we” problems like climate change will also require “we” solutions. We urgently need to come together and […]

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2022 Public health stories #35

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 35 of 2022. I. II. “Public health will need more than just grassroots efforts. All 325,000 voices must organize and dramatically increase the dollars, and human efforts, spent on public health lobbying to compete with the health sector giants. Only by harnessing […]

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2022 Public health stories #34

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 34 of 2022. I. “Countries with large populations have the potential to significantly distort how we see the severity of the pandemic around the world. Considering the pandemic performance of the US, China, India and Ethiopia, we assess how these population outliers affect […]

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2022 Public health stories #33

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 33 of 2022. I. Imagining India at 100: Where Health is recognised as being critical for human capital from Dr Swaminathan II. “We’re all connected, and progress anywhere improving health and saving lives is progress we can all celebrate.” Public Health Progress, […]

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2022 Public health stories #32

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 32 of 2022. I. Three Possible Futures of the Monkeypox Epidemic from WIRED II. Finally, an answer to the question: AI — what is it good for? from Vox III. So excited to be a small part of this huge leap. @CDCgov […]

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