Despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine, 110,000 people died from measles in 2017, mostly children under the age of five, In the US, there were more measles outbreaks in 2019 than there had been in nearly three decades. Sadly, the trend is the same for other diseases, including Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) Why is this … [Read more...] about Vaccine Hesitancy – One of the world’s top 10 global health threats
Hyderus and Toilet Twinning Hyderus has recently twinned its toilets with those in Bihar, India, establishing two separate toilets through the Tearfund and Cord charities as part of their drive to build more toilets in countries with poor hygiene and sanitation. When twinning toilets, there are several countries to choose from, mostly in … [Read more...] about Hyderus causing a stink!
Two interesting things were announced by WHO over the last week: first, the recommendation to extend the Essential Drugs List (EDL) to a few anticancer biologicals and to many of the latest generation of antivirals to treat hepatitis C; and second, the publication of research commissioned by WHO on the patent status of those new-generation … [Read more...] about WHO gets interesting on IP
Hyderus is making headlines again! This time in an article published in the April 1st 2014 edition of The Times The article -- “Now the ‘small’ guys are getting in on the action” -- reports on the rise in small and medium-sized businesses outsourcing certain functions of their operations to external providers. The article includes … [Read more...] about Hyderus featured in The Times for policy research in difficult countries