Thursday, May 30, 2019

New research suggests sugar taxes and labelling are effective

Spoonful of sugar

Taxes on sugary products and labels on the front of packages can help reduce sugar consumption, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The top 25 medical lab tests around the world

Scientist, with her back to us, working in lab

A new study has revealed the 25 most common diagnostic lab tests in the world, information that could be key for any jurisdiction looking to develop universal health coverage.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Youth engagement on global health necessary

Rohit Ramchandani

If we can't figure out how to engage and empower youth around the world, there is little chance of achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, writes Rohit Ramchandani, health studies alumnus and adjunct professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems.