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Countries in the Middle East are easing coronavirus restrictions. Here’s what experts have to say

Women wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus, walk in the Mall of Dubai on April 28, 2020, after the shopping center was reopened as part of moves in the Gulf emirate to ease lockdown restrictions imposed last month. Karim Sahib | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is likely… Read More »

41 Countries Later, This Doc’s Pick for Best Health System “Hack” | Dr. Niti Pall, KPMG & AXA

Health Tech Mar 13, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Dr. Niti Pall has experience working in 41 different health systems around the world in her roles as Global Medical Director for KPMG, Senior Mobile Health Advisor for AXA, and as a General Practitioner in the U.K. With that type of diverse experience across health… Read More »

Medicare for All would provide far more benefits than universal healthcare in other countries

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders frequently points to success stories in other developed countries when pushing for his Medicare for All healthcare plan. “I want to end the international embarrassment of the United States of America being the only major country on Earth that doesn’t guarantee healthcare to all people as a right, not a… Read More »

Poor physical growth a common problem among HIV-positive adolescents in low- and middle-income countries

There is a high prevalence of stunted physical growth among HIV-positive adolescents living in low- and middle-income countries, investigators report in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. Approximately 50% had stunted growth at the time antiretroviral therapy was started. After the age of 12 years, adolescent boys were especially likely to have poorer than… Read More »

Perspectives: New TB Treatment Creates Hope For Millions Living In Poorer Countries, But More Work Needs To Be Done On Novel Antibiotics

Editorial pages express views about the breakthrough in treatment for hard-to-cure Tuberculosis cases. The Wall Street Journal: A New Dose Of Hope In The Battle With Tuberculosis Tuberculosis is the world’s deadliest infectious disease: Between 2007 and 2017, an estimated 94.5 million people caught tuberculosis, and more than 14 million died from it. Rising numbers… Read More »