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Top Threats to Global Health – Global Health Experts’ Perspectives

Here are expert perspectives about the current top 10 threats to global health from leading global health experts as sought by Dr. Grace Ikahu Muchangi. According to top global experts, the major current major threats to global health are as follows; Global Economies and Health Financing Dennis Okaka highlighted the differing economies in different countries

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Global Health Perspectives

Global Experts Perspectives on Understanding Global Health

What is Global Health? To further shed light on this relatively new field of Global Health, Dr. Grace Ikahu Muchangi sought perspectives from top Public Health Experts globally; and compiled their responses in this article. The global health concept is not entirely new… Yohane Kidolezi, Global Health concept isn’t necessarily new.  However, the definition might

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Me Getting the Covid 19 Jab

I Got The Covid-19 Jab, Then This Happened : My 10 Day Journey

After I went public that I received the Coronavirus vaccine, I have received a lot of questions about the vaccine, especially about the side effects. I realized that there is a lot of vaccine hesitancy due to fear and misconceptions around the vaccine. Many people have therefore adopted a wait-and-see approach so that they can

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Why You Should not Buy Antibiotics Over-the-counter

Why You Should not Buy Antibiotics Over-the-counter

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), particularly due to resistance to antibiotics is a serious global health issue. This is because anti-microbial resistance makes antibiotics less effective in the treatment of bacterial infections, causing the infections to become more severe infections, which can be recurrent or prolonged, and can lead to death. Dr Grace Ikahu-Muchangi talked to several

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Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic

Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic

What are antimicrobials? Antimicrobials are medicines used to prevent and treat infections caused by micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites they include antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, and antiparasitics.  What is antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) occurs when infection-causing microorganisms no longer respond to commonly used medicines, making infections harder to treat. As a result

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Heal Care Systems

Health Systems Explained: Health Systems Experts Speak

Many people often wonder what the complex field of health systems entails. You have probably asked yourself the same question too. In seeking the answer to this question, health systems specialist Dr. Grace Ikahu Muchangi talked to fellow health systems specialists and answers key pertinent questions to demystify health systems. Definition of Health Systems  

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Global Health News Round Up

Top Global Health News Round Up: Issue 1

This is a monthly summary of the most stories that I think are important in the public health field. I hope that it will help you stay informed about the latest and most important public health issues. Kenya to Receive Over 4 Million Covid-19 Vaccines In what is great news for developing countries, the UN

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Impact of Covid 19 Measures

The Negative Impact of Covid 19 Measures – Public Health Experts Opinions

Over the past few years, countries that haven’t been compliant with COVID-19 (a international standards organization) have been under a lot of pressure to make sure that their businesses are in line with these guidelines. People have been forced to deal with various government restrictions including curfews, wearing of masks, social distancing and more. This

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Measures Against COVID-19

15 Public Health Expert Opinions on Measures Against COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, there have been many voices on what measures are effective in curbing its spread. Dr. Grace Ikahu-Muchangi sought perspectives of public health experts around the world on their expert opinions on this pertinent matter. Here are the opinions of 12 public health experts on the top ten most effective

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Global Health Priorities

Global Health Priorities for 2021

In the year 2020, we witnessed unprecedented times, with health systems, economies, and livelihoods worldwide devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic with close to 79 million confirmed cases and over 1.8 million deaths worldwide (December 2020). Public health experts have declared this pandemic as the worst pandemic of the century. In the past 12 months, we

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Dr. Grace Ikahu Muchangi has been working in the area of public health in strengthening of health systems to improve health outcomes since 2008.
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