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"The Globe" is a periodic newsletter offering insights on global health issues and stories, from leaders of ApiJect's Global Health and Innovation teams.

Global Health Newsletter

  • February 13, 2024

    The Globe: The Intersection of Healthcare & Conflict“The Intersection of Healthcare and Conflict”

    Today, the world is facing the highest number of violent conflicts since the Second World War. According to the United Nations, 2 billion people — a quarter of humanity — live in places affected by such conflict

  • October 30, 2023

    The Globe Newsletter: AI“Faster and Better-How AI is Reshaping Vaccines and Medication Research”

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to increase the efficiency of care as systems strive towards these goals. 

  • June 29, 2023

    The Globe - Medical Drones“Crossing the Last Mile: Delivery Systems”

    After the surge in medical technological advancements brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and shift toward digital innovations in healthcare, we may find ourselves asking, what’s next?

  • June 29, 2023

    Flora Koska-Medical Waste Article“An Insight into the Repercussions of Medical Waste and its Disposal”

    A safe injection does not guarantee safety for a community unless disposed of correctly. This article aims to address a topic which is by no means novel but is often overlooked when considering safety issues surrounding injections: safe disposal and afterlife of medical waste.

  • May 31, 2023

    ”Self-care and the Rapidly Changing Market of Obesity Drugs”

    Could anti-obesity drugs recently approved by the FDA and other regulators make a difference in one of the world’s biggest public health challenges?

  • April 12, 2023

    “The End of COVID-19? Not for Everybody.”

    We are now entering our fourth spring of the global COVID pandemic. But this spring looks far different from the last three. April of 2020 saw the world…

  • March 30, 2023

    “The Long Road with Long COVID”

    With infections dropping, COVID-19 seems to have become obsolete. What’s next?

  • February 22, 2023

    “When Business as Usual is Bad for Public Health”

    In January 2023, the U.S. FDA announced its plans for the future of COVID vaccination. COVID vaccines will follow the path…               

  • November 1, 2022

    “Vaccines Beyond COVID-19”

    mRNA technology was launched originally not for COVID-19 but for personalized vaccines for chronic diseases like cancer. Can we do a better job this…

  • September 1, 2022

    “Leading After Emergency”

    After pages of goals and recommendations on responding to COVID-19 and preparing for the next pandemic, one thing is still lacking: leadership.

  • August 25, 2022

    “Solving “Impossible” Problems Starts Here”

    The chasm between the West and rest on healthcare quality and access seems insoluble. But we can narrow the gap.

  • August 4, 2022

    “On Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19”

    The Lessons We Can, and Cannot, Take

  • July 19, 2022

    “The Most Important Faces in Global Health”

    They are the children that modern medicine forgot, or utterly failed to reach.

  • June 26, 2022

    “Turning Obstacles into Assets”

    Seeking to improve global health access? Learn to leverage limits and constraints as springboards for innovation

  • June 21, 2022

    “How Global is Global Health?”

    Traditional funding streams continue to favor northern institutions. Is it time to change?

  • June 16, 2022

    “Behind the Headlines”

    Very few people had heard of monkeypox a month ago. Now – despite tough competition from other major global events…

  • May 24, 2022

    “Are genetically modified mosquitos the solution to malaria?”

    Thinking about known-unknowns and unknown-unknowns.

  • May 16, 2022

    “Hidden in Plain Sight”

    Why Unsafe Injections Remain a Global Challenge

  • May 6, 2022

    “Production For the Last Mile”

    We have plenty of COVID vaccines and doses. The real challenge now is delivering them the last mile.

  • April 29, 2022

    “Sometimes There is an Obvious Solution”

    Problem: not enough doctors and nurses; millions of people to vaccinate. Solution: let Community Health Workers do it.

  • April 25, 2022

    “What are the real COVID mortality numbers?”

    Estimates from WHO are pending; meanwhile a study in The Lancet suggests the true number of global fatalities from COVID may be 3x higher than indicated…

  • April 20, 2022

    We’ve Lost a Giant”

    Dr. Paul Farmer led by personal example and total commitment. Here are 3 secrets that made him incredibly inspiring – and effective.

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