Hurricanes have a great impact on the livelihoods of millions of people. This is an obvious statement given the sheer size and magnitude of the forces unleashed by them. What is less obvious, however, is all the different ways in which hurricanes ... READ MORE
Sustainable development goal 2 aims to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” or as it is shortened, to achieve “zero hunger” by 2030.
The progress to accomplish this ... READ MORE
The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is very straightforward: “End poverty in all its forms everywhere” and the connection between poverty and health runs deep and strong. Keep reading if you are curious about some of the more, and ... READ MORE
If you work on topics related to science, technology, or academia, you have probably heard (or know a lot) about the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, if you do not know much about it, let's ... READ MORE
In 1994 Dr. Per Fugelli, a physician working at the Institute of Social Medicine of Oslo, published a paper titled “In Search of a Global Social Medicine”. Its abstract neatly summarizes his call to action for the medical profession: “Patient ... READ MORE
“From my youth on,” writes Italo Calvino, “my personal motto has been the old Latin tag, festina lente, “make haste slowly”.
The original form, σπεῦδε βραδέως (speũde bradéōs), is Classical Greek, of which festina ... READ MORE
The name “monkeypox” ⎼ Viruela símica, 猴痘, variole du singe, vaiolo delle scimmie, Affenpocken, मंकीपॉक्स ⎼ is more than just a “misnomer”.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the term “monkeypox”, ... READ MORE
This is the last entry of our series about the latest definition of One Health by the One Health High-Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP). We have had three of our researchers sharing their thoughts on this new definition and what it means for us ... READ MORE
During the pandemic, tens of millions of workers, mostly office workers, were suddenly forced to work from home (WFH). In the beginning, there were many difficulties to address, especially when children were attending school ... READ MORE
Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE