We research how global institutions, finance and rules can better serve the needs of people across the world and are based in the University of Edinburgh.globalhealthgovernance.org United KingdomJoined November 2016
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A WHO stress management course, Self-Help Plus, has been shown to be effective in preventing mental disorders among refugees.
The likelihood of those who took the course having a mental disorder 6 months later was half that of those in the control arm bit.ly/3tjCmUs
It's #CervicalCancer Awareness Month!
Cervical cancer could be the first cancer EVER in the world to be eliminated, if
9⃣0⃣% of girls are vaccinated
7⃣0⃣% of women are screened
9⃣0⃣% of women with cervical disease receive treatment
I'm excited to talk with @devisridhar today about her work at the University of Edinburgh Medical School and @GlobalHealthGP, and to answer some of your questions about what we’ve been learning recently about the pandemic. #
Omicron is spreading at a rate we have not seen with any previous variant. I need to be very clear: vaccines alone will not get any country out of this crisis.
It’s not vaccines instead of masks, distancing, ventilation or hand hygiene.
Do it all. Do it consistently. Do it well.
.@WHO takes the Omicron emergence extremely seriously, and so should every country. We call on all countries to optimize public health and social measures, and ensure that high-risk and vulnerable individuals in all countries are fully vaccinated immediately. #COVID19