Danielle Rodin is a Radiation Oncology Resident at the University of Toronto and co-founded the group GlobalRT, which is a group of young professionals dedicated to improving the availability and accessibility of radiation therapy resources
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Dr Simon Hew is a medical doctor from Melbourne, Australia. He has worked in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Medical research. He is a regular reviewer and contributor to research involving tech in health practice, including the
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Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and a practicing emergency physician, Chis Tedeschi examines the added medical challenges a harsh winter will bring to already vulnerable refugee populations across Europe and the Middle East. Across
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Dr Luke Allen is a physician and global health policy researcher at the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention. As the world prepares for a month of overindulgence, he explores the factors
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Ruth Colagiuri is an Hon Associate Professor at the Menzies Centre for Health and School of Public Health at the University of Sydney, New South Wales Australia. Her chief interest is in the interface between NCDs
Lorena Saavedra-Garcia is a Nutritionist with the CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Peru. Together with her research team, she’s been studying amount of salt that can be reduced in bread without detection by Peruvian consumers. Market effects of the introduction of this low-salt bread … Continue reading
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Alexandra Jones is a lawyer, working on food policy with The George Institute for Global Health. She is interested in how law can be used to create conditions for people to live healthier lives, particularly in the field of non-communicable … Continue reading
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Jane Brandt Sørensen is a PhD Fellow at the Department of Public Health’s Global Health Section, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She has studied trauma psychology and international development and has previously worked and studied in Sri Lanka, Ghana, South Africa, … Continue reading
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