PHIN BOARD UPDATE

World Immunization Week 2014 by the World Health Organization Know, check, protect: Immunize for a healthy future, is the message the WHO wants to send to everyone this year. The theme of the… Continue reading

EDITORIAL

“Share a little, care a little – Donate Blood” By LAURENCE WARIN Blood donation is an important aspect of public health. Given that blood can only be stored for a limited period of… Continue reading

PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE

Air pollution and adverse health outcomes By OMARWALID NOORZADA Air pollution is contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the… Continue reading

OP-ED

When Doctors Get Political: A Commentary to Martin McKee’s Talk of Crisis By DANIEL HAGEN “Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else than medicine on a large scale.” (1) In… Continue reading

HEALTHY LIVING

Oh Hunny!  By TASNEEM BOHRA Honey, it is the sweet stuff that pervades all boundaries. From the rituals of various cultures to benefits like anti-ageing properties and weight-loss, honey is perhaps the one… Continue reading

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

We would like to introduce you to Omarwalid, new member of the Newsletter Team! Why are you in the MPH? What if people lived healthier lives, practiced preventive medicine, and took precautions against… Continue reading

STUDENT LIFE

EUPHA’s 5th European Conference on Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health Andalusian School of Public Health Granada, Spain 10-12 April 2014 By ALEKSANDRA DYSKO Every year, the M1s are sent on a study tour to… Continue reading

LENS

Here is a glimpse of the MPH1′s study tour in Granada, Spain, where we visited a local hospital and attended a conference on Migrations and Health.  Photos by Emma.

POLL

Patient confidentiality and ethics You are a medical doctor and one of your young patients presents signs of severe pneumonia. After running some tests, you find out that this patient is HIV positive.… Continue reading

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