Category Archives: Determinants of health
0000-0002-8715-2896Last week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg received an honorary degree from Harvard University. At the commencement, he promoted the idea of a basic income guarantee, joining several other tech leaders in advocating for this idea.
Did a late night TV host just change the US debate about universal health care and medical research?
0000-0002-8715-2896“I have a story to tell about something that happened to our family last week.” With those words, Jimmy Kimmel opened his show. Using a combination of vulnerability and humour, he told us about the
Countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission (CDC) The more I read up on a topic, the more complicated it ends up being. As you start trying to unravel the ball of yarn, every
Looking for some intellectually stimulating downtime over the New Year weekend? In no particular order, we’ve collated a list of good documentaries relevant to public health. Some are bite-sized, some a bit longer, all enjoyable
What is the purpose of public health? Public health is a societal approach to protecting and improving the health and well-being of populations (1). Rather than focus on the health of individuals – that’s medicine