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Monkeypox: A current emergency global health threat
Monkeypox (MPXV) is a zoonotic disease similar to smallpox but generally less severe. It is caused by a double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid virus and primarily affects humans and other primates. The...
Some highlights of the ASPHER year 2022
There are two kinds of public health - the health of the public, and the public health profession, service and system. The health of the public is everybody’s business - it requires multi- disciplinary...
Swords to ploughshares: the need to convert to a healthier, greener economy
Yevgeny Vuchetich  ‘Let us beat swords into ploughshares ‘ United Nations Art Collection, !959  The image of the beating of swords to ploughshares outside the UN in New York...
Happy 200th Birthday, Louis Pasteur
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.  - Louis Pasteur   This month marks the 200th Anniversary of the birth...
The 15th European Public Health Conference (EPH2022) was a magical moment for the public health community, with built-up of excitement to meet in-person Berlin, Germany from the 9-12 November, 2022....
Author: Tara Chen
Reflections from Geneva: Steering group meeting for the Road map at WHO Headquarters
I was fortunate to take part in the Steering group meeting for the Road map, on October 17th-19th 2022, in World Health Organisation (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva. ASPHER has been working with the Global...
Philosophy the last responder: Rescuing humanity from self-destruction
Public health is a rare lamp pushing back the dark shadows of vulnerability, misfortune and poverty. JL Public health often seems unnecessary to decision makers fearful of having to give up some crumbs...

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