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WHO Declares First World Patient Safety Day

Geneva’s “Le Jet d’Eau,” the city’s historic fountain, illuminated with a dazzling orange, casting a bright light against the dark Genevan skyline. The 140-meter water display was not just for show; it was in solidarity with the hundreds of millions of patients who have experienced unsafe hospital care, and to commemorate the World Health Organization’s…

Changing Climate, Changing Health

The environment is not the same as it was ten years ago, and will not be the same ten years from now. There has been an increase in the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases released to the atmosphere, and these gases are getting trapped. When these gases cannot escape the atmosphere, average…

Vaccine Hesitancy: An Emerging Threat

According to World Health Organization’s “Ten Threats to Global Health in 2019” list, one of the main threats people around the globe will face is vaccine hesitancy. Vaccine hesitancy, explained as “the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines”, has been a growing epidemic over the past years with the help of…

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