Third metric has a chart that suggests that stress makes it way more likely that you will drop dead. Earlier.
In her just-released 2012 PopTech talk, Dr. Jennifer Leaning explores the keys to human security in a world of war, disasters and chaos. (Artistic interpretation by Peter Durand).
Antidepressants excreted from humans are flooding waterways and making fish homicidal.
- The growing role of frontline health workers
- The need for more community health workers
- The rebirth of family planning
- Helping even more children to live longer
- AIDS: getting to zero
- The continuing fight against malaria
- Eradicating polio
- The global burden of non-communicable diseases
- Safety for health workers during conflicts
- Mobile health and new technologies
I’m presenting Sherpaa’s tech tonight at the NY Tech Meetup for the first time publicly. About 700 people are in the audience and it sells out in minutes. For those who can’t make it, you can watch the livestream. I’m very excited. Mostly because I’m just so proud of what we’re building— a platform that lets you very easily reach out to your Sherpaa doctors and lets our doctors power a new kind of virtual practice. And it’s also stunningly beautiful. We’ve got such a talented team. See you tonight!
Underlying MCI’s proposition is a bigger idea regarding how we conceptualize and approach global health. “We’re so accustomed to thinking about health in an individualistic and medicalized way,” said Zoughbie. Too often, this leads to diagnoses and treatments that are provided in isolation of patients’ social context, and a tendency to address the biological rather than social determinants of disease. But MCI, he said, “sees the social context as part of both the problem and the solution.