This week on PLOS Translation Global Health, we hear from NCDFREE’s Jack and Juliette on the recent inaugural Global NCD Alliance Forum and youth leadership on Noncommunicable Diseases. From November 13-15 a delegation of over
0000-0002-1767-4576This week, an open letter to the healthcare and public health students of the world – written by Harvard Fellow Dr Alessandro Demaio, for the 2013 Global Health Conference of the Australian Medical Students’ Association.
0000-0002-1767-4576I might be a doctor, but actually I wasn’t always medically-focused. In fact, in my final year of High School, I was captain for the environment. A young college leader, I was passionate about the
0000-0002-1767-4576 It is a sad fact that in modern day society, stigmas are still rife. Varied in nature, subject and conspicuousness they are still very real and very alive. What is cool, what is not.
I love social movements. I started working on them ever since my university days over a decade ago. The passion. The creativity. The hope. It’s life-affirming. I also like microbiology. I completed my PhD in
0000-0002-1767-4576This is likely to cause controversy, but I am going to draw a line in the sand. We have a number of massive Global Health challenges to address as a society, but to me, there