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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

WATCH LIVE: Melania Trump addresses Native American health care

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“Silence the Guns”: Africa’s CDC Head on Delayed Pandemic, Health Equity & Dangers of War

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 22, 2020 The African continent has mostly escaped the worst of the pandemic, but now the World Health Organization is now warning of an impending acceleration of its spread. “We have always been very clear … Continue reading

How COVID-19 is highlighting racial disparities in Americans’ health

PBS NewsHour Published on Jul 16, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has shed new light on racial disparities in American health outcomes. Economic disadvantage is one reason Black people in the United States are on average less healthy than white people … Continue reading

World Health Organization Holds Coronavirus Briefing | LIVE | NowThis

NowThis News TRUMP MOVES FORWARD WITH PLAN TO WITHDRAW FROM WHO AS NEW CASES SURGE: Officials from the World Health Organization hold a briefing on the latest developments of the global coronavirus outbreak. Last week, the Trump administration formally notified … Continue reading

WATCH LIVE: The World Health Organization holds news conference on novel coronavirus

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