Tag Archives: december

LENS: Holiday Lights in the City of Light

By Joanne Amlag The most beautiful avenue in the world twinkles for Christmas. Each year during the festive season, the various districts in Paris are decorated with Christmas lights and festive decorations. In the 8th arrondissement, the decorations on the Avenue des Champs Elysées are the most exceptional and impressive in the whole city. The 200 trees at Champs-Elysées in

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DECEMBER 2014: Public Health Events

By Dorothy Nakiwala DATE EVENT WEBSITE 01/12/2014 World AIDs Day Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation http://www.aids2014.org 02/12/2014 EHESP EVENT: BPI CONNECT MEETING: Sandrine Simon, a Public Health Advisor from the Sexual and Reproductive Health division of Médecins du Monde to come and discuss her past experiences and projects in field. https://www.facebook.com/events/1564734483762170/ 01/12-03/12/14 National Harbor, MD. The symposium’s theme is

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Français Horizon: J’ai mal à mon hôpital

By Malorie Parent Pour ce deuxième article d’horizon la rédaction vous propose un article que j’avais écrit il y a de ça plusieurs mois déjà : mon témoignage en tant que sage-femme cadre de santé d’un hôpital français. Je l’ai écrit sous forme d’un cri du cœur, exprimant mon ressenti sur la situation actuelle du quotidien des soignants à l’hôpital.

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PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVE: Antibiotic Crisis

by Sophie Bourquin For the last 70 years, antibiotics have been used to treat patients with infectious diseases, as a result, associated illnesses and deaths have been reduced considerably. However, antibiotics have been widely used for so long, that the infectious organisms that antibiotics are designed to kill have evolved and adapted to antibiotics, making the drugs less effective. In some

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HEALTHY LIVING: Overindulging during the Holiday Season

By MAHARANEE What is food coma? Food coma is a state of being uncomfortable and drowsy caused by overeating[1]. Basically, it is the feeling of fatigue after indulging in a big meal[2]. Does it exist? It actually does. It is recognized in a medical term called post-prandial somnolence [3]. This feeling happens when your body consumes massive amounts of food and it commonly occurs around

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Kanya Benjamaneepairoj

Why are you in the MPH? I have been involved in working with reproductive health campaigns and HIV/AIDS research, however I’ve had limited knowledge about public health. So, I would like to learn more and understand the subject better, particularly in the research aspect. I hope this great experience at EHESP will make us become public health experts. Tell us about

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