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“Democratic Public Health”: Big Pharma Relies on Developing World While Limiting Access to Treatment

Democracy Now! Published on Sep 10, 2020 We look at the history of clinical vaccine trials and exploitation of vulnerable people in the U.S. and India, which recently surpassed Brazil as the country with the second most infections worldwide. Kaushik … Continue reading

What’s the future for healthcare in the COVID-19 era?

euronews (in English) Streamed live 2 hours ago How should the healthcare systems of Europe be reformed in light of the coronavirus crisis? Four guests from the European Parliament and European Commission will be debating the reforms needed in a … Continue reading

Dr. David Montgomery – The Hidden Half of Nature: Microbial Roots of Life & Health

The Real Truth About Health Feb 20, 2016 Expert Panel Host: David Montgomery • A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine. Prepare to set aside what you … Continue reading

Radiation And How It Affects Your Health by Helen Caldicott, M.D.

The Real Truth About Health Nov 16, 2017 On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of Medicine. A … Continue reading

The lesson of the pandemic? The U.S. needs universal healthcare

Democracy Now! Aug 11, 2020 How did the coronavirus defeat the world’s most powerful country? Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic, says the Trump administration’s “devastatingly inept response” and preexisting gaps in the social safety net combined to make … Continue reading

AHBS – Africa Health Business Symposium

The Africa Health Business Symposium (AHBS), curated by Africa Health Business (AHB), is a Pan-African conference that sits at the heart of the African healthcare scene. Over the last four years AHBS has emerged as Africa’s largest health business event. … Continue reading

The real reason American health care is so expensive

Vox Nov 30, 2017 Hint: single-payer won’t fix America’s health care spending. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that … Continue reading

Public Health vs. Politics: White House Scrapped Nationwide COVID Testing Plan to Hurt Blue States

Democracy Now! Aug 4, 2020 As the U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 155,000, there is still no national testing program, with widespread shortages and delays hampering efforts to contain the pandemic. This continues months after President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner … Continue reading

Public health expert says ‘zero doubt’ most U.S. virus deaths were avoidable

PBS NewsHour Jul 30, 2020 The U.S. recorded more than 1,400 coronavirus deaths Wednesday. Hospitalizations are up significantly, and at least five states reported single-day death records this week. With the national death toll from the pandemic now over 150,000, … Continue reading

Disease and Empire: The Health of European Troops in the Conquest of Africa: Curtin, Philip D.

From 1815 to 1914, death rates of European soldiers, serving both at home and abroad, dropped by nearly ninety percent. But this drop applied mainly to soldiers in barracks. Soldiers on campaign, especially in the tropics, continued to die from … Continue reading