We have developed a range of ebola vaccines, and while many remain to be fully tested or become widely available one has been found to be protective against ebola.
There is a clear recognition of the the close relationship between foreign policy and global health and their interdependence.
Both the WHO and the CDC believe that we are overdue for another pandemic of influenza and that it is just a matter of time.
With the corporatisation, privatisation of so many services previously the domain of the state a substantial change has taken place.
The struggle for the legalisation of assisted suicide across the nation will be long and hard.
It is probable that half of all of all nurses hold conscientious objections to abortion. These nurses face very real potential discriminations under this legislation.
The latest revenue projections for the US cannabis industry shows a revenue decrease for medicinal cannabis from $5.9 billion in 2017 to $4.3 billion in 2018.
Crisis is a word all too often thrown around in relation to the aged care industry. Sadly the frequency with which that word is employed has been blunted.
When some 1717 claims were evaluated, close to 40% of those assessed by the Commonwealth were downgraded in one or several of the 12 segments of the claim.
The 1919 influenza pandemic stands as the greatest social and health disaster in Australian history. Overall millions succumbed to flu during the first six months of 1919 and at least 15,000 died.
There is already some evidence that creation of collective social memories, through media narratives, images and memes, can raise awareness for the potential threats of global warming.
The radioactive waste resulting from Australian use of medical isotopes is only a very small fraction of the overall Lucas Heights' wastes, all of which could easily be stored indefinitely at Lucas Heights.