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
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
(Translation of op-ed published in Corriere Della Sera Aug 2nd, 2022)
Despite the growing number of worrisome domestic and global issues, I must draw your attention to another issue that I am sure that you do not want to hear about: it is ... 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
A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) titled Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability drew attention to the problem of maladaptation. Maladaptation is when actions taken to help communities ... READ MORE
At the end of May 2021, the One Health High-Level Expert Panel was launched with the support of the governments of France and Germany. This panel has an advisory role to state members of the United Nations (UN) and the World Organisation ... READ MORE
The health of all people and communities is essential for creating a thriving, equitable society. But, what is the role of the arts and culture in reaching this challenging goal? What is their value for advancing health and well-being for all?
“Arts ... 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
I imagine that, lately, one of the most frequent thoughts in people’s minds, when they walk through a supermarket, is the steep increase in prices. But, before prices started soaring because of inflation, the war in Ukraine, and some corporate ... READ MORE
Music has a profound impact on the lives of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. I know this firsthand after caring for my late father who passed from complications with fronto-temporal dementia. ... READ MORE