Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO to reconvene monkeypox emergency panel on July 21

The World Health Organization said Thursday it would reconvene its expert monkeypox committee on July 21 to decide whether the outbreak constitutes a global health emergency.

Medical economics

Nearly 1 billion people lack access to disability aids

Almost 1 billion children and adults with disabilities, and older people, are unable to access the assistive technology they need, according to a UN report, which calls for more investment in these life-changing products.

Medical economics

Start talking about mRNA vaccine access now, say experts

While researchers are still in the early stages of development for new mRNA vaccines, global health leaders focused on the world's most neglected infectious diseases say that conversations about access should begin now.

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