COVID-19 vaccines are working to protect against death along with some protection against hospitalization and mild infections. The latter protections seem to be declining in effectiveness plus Delta variant (and Lamba variant) are some of the reasons why US announce approval of a third shot (dose) for US population at 8 months or later after receiving the first two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech SE & Moderna.
Tag: World Health Organization
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|Time (GMT)||@GlobalHealthCH Moderator(s)||Room Topic|
|12am||Chidi Nwankpa (@chidnwankpa), Tamsin Meekel & Sonny Patel (@sonnypatel)||Impacting Global Health Through CH #WHD2021|
|2am||Ashley Allison (@MsAshleyIndira)||Quality for All? Racism and Inequity in Healthcare #WHD2021|
|2pm||Sam Lippolis (@samiamlip) & Sonny Patel (@sonnypatel) [Collaboration w/ @MedTechClub]||Weekly Connections in Global Health: Changemakers & VCs #WHD2021 |
|4pm||Donna Patterson (@PharmacySenegal)||Global Response to COVID in Different Regions – Are we meeting our goals? #WHD2021|
|6pm||Grace Gabagaya (@DrG_Omukali)||Vaccine Equity in a Fairer and Healthier World #WHD2021|
|8pm||Tan Rasab (@sigenexinc) & Sonny Patel (@sonnypatel)||Side effects of focusing all health on COVID #WHD2021|
|10pm||Zabin Patel (zabinsp), Aqsa Suleman (@aqsa_sz) & Sonny Patel (@sonnypatel)||Should decolonization of Global Health happen? #WHD2021|
|12am||Maria Eduarda Mesquita (@Duda_Mesquita) & Lucas Ponte (@Lucaspontelol)||Surgery as Solution for Universal Health Coverage? #WHD2021|
World TB Day – March 24, 2021
1.4 million people with tuberculosis, lost out on treatment during first year of COVID-19 pandemic, according to World Health Organization.
Today is World TB Day. Observed on 24 March each year, the goal is to raise awareness and understanding about one of the world’s top infectious killers and catalyze action to address its devastating health, social, and economic impact around the world.