Biden seeks $400 billion to buttress long-term care. A look at what’s at stake.

There's widespread agreement that it's important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what's necessary, as a nation, to make this possible? That's the challenge President Joe Biden has put forward with his bold proposal to spend […]

What are Neglected Diseases?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates show that a billion people in 149 countries suffer from one or more neglected tropical diseases. These include dengue, trachoma, filariasis and leishmaniasis, and are caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites or helminthes. Image of patient suffering from leprosy. These are called neglected because they […]