Youth in Global Health: IFMSA at 71st World Health Assembly and Youth PreWHA, 2018

Raj A. Youth in global health: IFMSA at 71st World Health Assembly and Youth PreWHA, 2018. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;24. “You are the power influencer of the world we’ll be living in tomorrow” –Michel Sidibe, the Executive Director of UNAIDS, and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Youth PreWHA 2018. On a Monday […]

Case Report of Non-Communicable Diseases in Uganda: Addressing Challenges with Access to Healthcare and How Community Health Workers May Be a Potential Solution

Onyilofor C. Enough is enough: the silent rise of non-communicable diseases in Uganda. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;23. Introduction I removed my shoes and followed Esther* as we entered her house to meet her husband, Martin*. Esther is a community health worker (CHW) for the Ministry of Health in eastern rural Uganda. Earlier that day, I […]

Modicare: A Universal Experience Gone Wrong

Prakash I. Modicare: a universal experience gone wrong. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;22. Healthcare has often been placed at the backburner of public addresses and most often does not get the attention it deserves. A quick change to this fact comes from India’s prime minister Narendra Modi who launched a scheme in healthcare that has […]