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“Healthcare after the COVID-19 pandemic: the walls are coming down” – Chas Bountra & Charles Godfray

Oxford Martin School Streamed live 19 hours ago Join Professor Chas Bountra, Professor of Translational Medicine and Professor Sir Charles Godfray as they discuss how the healthcare system has had to adapt due to the Covid-19 pandemic and what this … Continue reading

‘We have a pandemic out of control,’ public health expert says

PBS NewsHour 2.2M subscribers SUBSCRIBED Published on Nov 5, 2020 While the U.S. is focused on the pending outcome of the presidential election, the pandemic is not on hold. The country has now crossed another unwelcome threshold: more than 100,000 … Continue reading

Systemic Solutions for Healthy Food Systems: A Guide to Government Action

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the fragility of our food and health systems. Scientists agree that preserving intact ecosystems and tackling climate change reduces the prevalence of infectious diseases.1, 2 COVID-19 has reinforced understanding of the interdependence of ecological, animal, … Continue reading

Food Systems Transformation: Promoting Human, Ecological, and Animal Health and Well-being: A Shared Vision and Narrative

We know that a healthy planet provides the foundation for diverse and resilient ecosystems, which in turn are the bedrock for human health and well-being.1 Over the last several decades, however, profound changes in the way food is grown, processed, … Continue reading

Better brain health | DW Documentary

DW Documentary Published on Mar 5, 2020 Chocolate reduces stress. Fish stimulates the brain. Is there any truth to such popular beliefs? The findings of researchers around the world say yes: It appears we really are what we eat. A … Continue reading

The Lancet Commission on global mental health and sustainable development

Executive Summary A decade on from the 2007 Lancet Series on global mental health, which sought to transform the way policy makers thought about global health, a Lancet Commission aims to seize the opportunity offered by the Sustainable Development Goals … Continue reading

Scientists measuring marine health as metric for climate change

CGTN America Published on Oct 27, 2020 As the latest U.S. presidential debate showed, “climate change” is one of the issues where the two candidates hold opposite views. President Donald Trump said he sees the Paris Climate Accord as a … Continue reading

‘Darkest part of the pandemic’ is approaching, says public health expert

PBS NewsHour Published on Oct 19, 2020 As the coronavirus surges across much of the United States, infection rates are particularly high in some less-populated Western and Midwestern states, including Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. Amna Nawaz talks to … Continue reading

COVID-19 adds to DR Congo’s multiple health crises

Al Jazeera English Apr 13, 2020 The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting a war against disease on multiple fronts. The healthcare system in one of the world’s poorest countries is struggling to treat cholera, measles, ebola – and … Continue reading

The World Health Organization: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

LastWeekTonight Published on Oct 19, 2020 John Oliver discusses the crucial role of the World Health Organization, why Donald Trump is skeptical of it, and how his plans to withdraw the United States could have dire consequences.