Tag Archives: change

Eligibility Guidelines for Black Kidney Patients on Transplant Waitlists Must Change

Disparities in regard to kidney transplant access in the United States remain persistent. But new findings published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggests that waitlist policies play a role in whether Black patients are able to get transplants before their disease progresses to organ failure, according to a recent press release.… Read More »

Is snacking one of your bad habits? 7 ways this behavior change expert says you can stop

Can’t stop snacking? With a second lockdown looming, it’s time we tackled our bad habits – before it’s too late. Behaviour change specialist Dr Heather McKee reveals 7 tips on how to stop snacking What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘lockdown’? Because all we hear is ‘blissful, uninterrupted… Read More »

Healthcare experts call for action on climate change and inequality

Global health leaders discussed the challenges of climate change and widening inequality during the closing keynote sssion, ‘Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health: Leading Recovery and Preparing for the Future’. The speakers were Prof Jan Semenza, lead of the Health Determinants Programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in  Sweden, Professor Prof Sam Shah,… Read More »