July 28 is World Hepatitis Day and this year’s theme is “Finding the missing millions”. In this blog, we highlight some of the latest research aimed at finding and treating viral hepatitis in vulnerable groups.
Monthly Archives: July 2018
For over twenty-five years, THET have supported health partnerships between UK and overseas health institutions such as hospitals, universities and research centres. Ahead of their annual global health conference in September, Globalization and Health invited THET CEO, Ben Simms, to talk about 70 years of the NHS and the future of global health.1
Research published today in Comparative Migration Studies documents the daily lives and struggles of pregnant migrants at EU borders, an under-examined and under-communicated topic. Here the authors share the challenges and dangers pregnant migrants face, uncovered in their year-long investigation. They also share personal accounts from the women themselves.
You may be familiar with blockchain as the technology powering bitcoin cryptocurrency. But blockchain’s potential goes far beyond this, with healthcare being just one of the industries set to be revolutionized. In an editorial published today in the International Journal of Health Geographics, Maged N. Kamel Boulos and colleagues discuss how we could soon see blockchain technology securing patient and provider identities, managing medical supply lines, enabling public and open geo-tagged data and much more.1