Whether researchers provide good quality data or not, healthcare systems will continue to function. In this episode of the “Global Health Matters” podcast, Margaret Gyapong, director of the Institute for Health Research at the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana, tells host Garry Aslanyan that this has been a hard lesson that has […] Continue reading ->
For five years, the NCD Alliance has been calling out that those directly affected by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have mostly been absent from the decision-making that affects their health and lives directly and indirectly through several initiatives. One of them, “Our Views, Our Voices,” a series of multimedia diaries, recently celebrated five years since its […] Continue reading ->
A special project celebrating the fifth anniversary of “Our Views, Our Voices” | Learn more One time, as Wendy Reaser was visiting the emergency room, she heard a specialist describing her as “fat and lazy,” adding that she did not want to put the work into being healthy. This experience, as well as many other […] Continue reading ->
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 ->