Broniatowski and colleagues consider that the vaccine debate has been “weaponized”. Yet this is not only a political weapon, but one whose casualties can be counted in vaccine-preventable deaths.
“When the film team asked if they could stay with me and my family for a month to film, I said yes without any hesitation. But I had one condition: That I could also get a camera to tell my story…”
“The internship taught me a great deal about advocating for myself and juggling logistical problems, leading to a lot of personal and professional growth.”
Is breast reconstruction really a choice, considering the complex structures of gender, medicalisation and politics that influence the process?
The global burden of measles and the influence of the anti-vaccine movement
There must also be efforts from all members of society to focus on the positive aspects of integrating refugees in conversation with peers and through networks like social media.
MScGH students recently attended the 2018 World Health Summit in Berlin. From billionaire donors and Big Pharma to unhealthy catering and #manels, we have some opinions…
In Sri Lanka, maternal mortality has sharply declined since the 1930s, but the increase in maternal mental health problems since the 2000s illuminates a global health issue.
…these statistics should be a call to action, to increase our everyday efforts to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. We must work through our actions and reactions to show mental illness is not a sign of weakness.
The UK has made great progress in improving in the health of its population, yet Brexit threatens to slow the rate of this progress, and could even reverse it altogether.