Tag Archives: Global

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

The year-old Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now considered a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, in a formal declaration that many public health experts called long overdue. “This is still a regional emergency and by no way a global threat,” said Robert Steffen of the University… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Future of flagship NHS global digital exemplar programme unclear, according to recent reports

Concerns have been raised about the future of the NHS global digital exemplar programme in England, according to a recent report in the Health Service Journal (HSJ). Through the scheme, a suite of acute, mental health and ambulance trusts have received funding – which has to be matched locally – to accelerate digital transformation and work with… Read More »