Large Gaps Found in Diagnostic Resources for Neurologic Conditions Between High and Low-Income Countries

From Neurology Today Diagnostic testing for neurologic conditions is least available in the lowest-income countries, according to the results of a survey sent to neurologists around the world presented here at the AAN Annual Meeting in April. And even if tests are available, they are often not very accessible or affordable, according to the findings from researchers at the University …

Discussion of Utility, Fairness, and Risk With Medical Ethicist Nir Eyal

Source: Harvard College of Effective Altruism | Melody Y. Guan, November 2014 Nir Eyal is Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School and at the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is a co-editor of the Oxford University Press series Population-Level Bioethics and …

Launch of the report “Dementia: a public health priority”

The World Health Organization reminds us that Neurological complaints are a global health priority and cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Yes, we are right on that. Launch of the report “Dementia: a public health priority”   The report “Dementia: a public health priority” has been jointly developed by WHO and Alzheimer’s Disease International. The purpose of this report is to …

Collaborations with the Center for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed

 This is the hospital we are working with in Bangladesh - they have a very innovative approach to disabilities and we are excited to get involved. Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health care profession that provides services to people whose ability to function in daily life has been disrupted. Purposeful activity, therapeutic exercise, special equipment, skills training and environmental modifications ...

Print our Diabetes Comics

The Dica De Diabetes project published one of these comics weekly for a year in O’Jornal, a free Portuguese newspaper in Fall River, MA. You can now print out the entire year of comics to use as daily reminders. [soliloquy id=”2094″]

Stroke Prevention

Diabetes is a major risk factor for stroke. Check out our diabetes awareness campaign, which has been translated into Portuguese and is currently appearing in a free newspaper in Fall River, MA. More info on the project here.