Monthly Archives: February 2018

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When we mention “saving lives”, many people tend to think about front-line health care workers either on the field or in an operating room, whose occupations are by no means to be underestimated.   Nevertheless, behind the scenes, there are numerous elements, which contribute to delivering the best quality of […]

Can a smart way of data management save lives?

Recuerdo que cuando era pequeña, mi abuela nos decía a mi y a mis hermanas “Investigad, sed investigadoras para descubrir la cura de enfermedades”. Yo, nunca lo entendí. Me parecía algo tan complicado y general “¿Investigar el qué?”, que nunca pensé que fuera a hacerlo realidad. Ella, como muchas otras […]

Mujeres científicas, ¡hagámonos oír!

The end of the 20th century brought about major shifts in the burden of disease plaguing low- and lower-middle-income countries (LICs/LMICs). Indeed, ever increasing industrialization and population aging have catalysed an epidemiological transition towards an increase in cancers, cardiovascular conditions and other non-communicable diseases 1.  When compounded with the already […]

Cancer: Bridging the Global Health Divide