A special project celebrating the fifth anniversary of “Our Views, Our Voices” | Learn more Jaime Barba, from Mexico, developed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) after smoking for 32 years. When COVID-19 struck, the country converted the hospital at which Barba received treatment into a COVID facility, leaving him no place to be treated if […] Continue reading ->
A special project celebrating the fifth anniversary of “Our Views, Our Voices” | Learn more Joining Pallium India in 2014 gave Ashla Rani back her life. Rani fell off a moving train and suffered a spinal cord injury that left her bed-bound and dependent on others for almost everything. She became depressed, asking herself, ‘Why […] Continue reading ->
A special project celebrating the fifth anniversary of “Our Views, Our Voices” | Learn more  A young woman living in Vietnam has called on organizations and communities locally and globally to step up support for people living with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – especially multiple sclerosis (MS). “I call on the Vietnamese government to give economic […] Continue reading ->
Two of the World Health Organisation’s top leadership team in Geneva – Dr Soumya Swaminathan and Dr Ren Minghui – are on the brink of leaving as Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s long-anticipated leadership shake-up starts to take shape. Swaminathan is WHO’s Chief Scientist, while Ren serves as assistant Director-General for Universal Health Coverage, Communicable […] Continue reading ->