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Health 26-05-2021

Antimicrobial resistance – a silent pandemic requiring global action now

If policymakers fail to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance they risk seeing the rise of a silent pandemic, write Stella Kyriakides and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Health 07-04-2017

World Health Day 2017: Depression, it’s time to talk!

If you are depressed, talking about it with someone you trust can be a first step towards recovery, write Vytenis Andriukaitis and Zsuzsanna Jakab.
Development Policy 22-10-2015

Ivermectin: A Nobel Prize medicine inaccessible to the world’s poorest

The true potential of new medical breakthroughs can only be unlocked if they are offered at an affordable cost to those who need them most, writes Jose Muñoz.

Protecting citizens from hazardous chemicals is in everyone’s interest

Hazardous chemicals are a vital part of many industries, but lax and inconsistent safety standards put workers' health and lives at risk all over the world, writes Christian Friis Bach. 
Health 26-06-2012

A polio-free world is still possible

The world’s chances of achieving this once unthinkable goal of ending polio are being jeopardised by a funding gap of $945 million (€757 million), says Sir Liam Donaldson.