Tag: Public health

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Critics Criticize WHO’s Tobacco Cessation Guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released its first-ever guide for tobacco cessation in adults, aiming to assist the more than 750 million tobacco...
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Toxic Air Pollutants from Biofuel Refineries Impact US Farm CommunitiesBiofuel Refineries Polluting Air in...

Biofuel refineries in the United States have come under scrutiny for their alarming emissions of toxic air pollutants, as revealed in a recent report...
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FAO Raises Alarm Over Food Safety ConcernsFAO Food Safety Alert: Key Issues Uncovered

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recently issued a warning about the alarming food safety concerns in the Asia-Pacific region, with a specific...
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New Malaria Vaccine for Children: Eradicating the Disease

Malaria is a severe disease that takes the lives of nearly half a million children under the age of five in Africa every year....
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Opinion | The Checkup With Dr. Wen: In defense of the 6-foot social distancing...

Opinion | The Importance of Social Distancing in Public HealthThe recent backlash against the six-foot social distancing rule has sparked a debate on the...
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Antibiotic innovation is ailing. ‘Brain drain’ may kill it

Antibiotic Crisis: The Looming Threat to Public HealthIn today’s labor market, good help is hard to find. For companies developing antibiotics, it’s becoming nearly...
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Artificial Intelligence for supporting public health

Revolutionizing Public Health: The Role of Artificial IntelligenceThe Inter-American Development Bank, UNICEF, and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) are joining forces to host a...