Tag Archives: Health

Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a public health emergency of international concern

WHO defines a public health emergency of international concern as “an extraordinary event” that constitutes a “public health risk to other States through the international spread of disease” and “to potentially require a coordinated international response.” In announcing the decision by the committee, Dr. Preben Aavitsland, the acting chair of the emergency committee, said “possible… Read More »

Lions Health preview: 2019 attendees scouting for edgy tech, new ideas and a little respect

Cannes Lions Health kicks off its sixth year Monday, and this year’s attendees are looking for some breakouts. As in breakthrough technology, creativity that breaks barriers, groundbreaking global ideas and a chance to finally break with the backhanded compliment that Lions Health work is “good for pharma.” The creative celebration of pharma and healthcare advertising… Read More »

Back pain linked to five mental health conditions: Sufferers find recovery ‘challenging’

Back pain can develops suddenly and often occurs for no apparent reason. This is known as “non-specific” back pain. It is typically aggravated when moving, but it’s not a good idea to avoid moving your back completely, as this can make things worse. It usually associated with picking up something awkwardly or a ruptured disk,… Read More »