The lifesaving HIV treatment dolutegravir (DTG), used by 24 million people in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), has unexpectedly contributed to a significant reduction in carbon emissions when compared to the previous standard of care, efavirenz, according to the latest report by global health initiative Unitaid. The report estimates that the transition to DTG will have […] Continue reading ->
Caribbean leaders from “the frontlines of climate change” are appealing for international support in the wake of Hurricane Beryl, which has already caused widespread destruction – even before the usual start to the hurricane season. Hurricane Beryl, the earliest recorded Category 4 storm in the region’s hurricane season, levelled 90% of the buildings on Grenada’s […] Continue reading ->
The outbreak of a new and dangerous strain of mpox in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread to Goma, eastern DRC’s largest city with 25 cases reported, mostly in the city’s displaced persons camps, WHO officials confirmed on Thursday.  And with person-to-person transmission occurring, particularly within communities on the move after fleeing […] Continue reading ->