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

This year’s edition of the World Health Summit was held in Berlin from 15th to 17th October and brought together around 2,000 individuals from over a 100 countries. The extraordinary mix of individuals striving for a healthier world was composed of top-level researchers, members of the civil society, high-profile politicians, […]

Insights of the World Health Summit 2017