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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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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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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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Health Workers Care-givers

Care for the Care-givers

Healthcare workers, who serve as COVID-19 front-line caregivers, are at an increased risk of contracting the virus. Statistics show worrisome trends that infection rates and deaths due to COVID-19 among front-line workers are increasing. Mental health issues among health workers, such as depression, burn-out, and substance abuse are on the rise. Risk of COVID-19 among

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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine: How Vaccines Work

Vaccines save millions of lives every year, but how do they work? Think of the body as having a defense mechanism to fight off diseases called an immune system. The immune system is an army that has several specialized troops that provide specialized services in fighting off the enemy (disease). Breaking it Down A vaccine

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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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