The first Tobacco Transformation Index finds that the majority of the 15 largest tobacco companies are not making substantive progress in phasing out cigarettes...
28 Sep 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest analysis shows that the damage to air travel from Covid-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted...
14 May 2020
There will be few positives to take from coronavirus. But the global pandemic may yet prove to be an important moment in the attempts to address the illegal wildlife trade...
Simon Evans 27 Mar 2020
In a 2015 TED Talk, following the containment of the Ebola virus in West Africa, philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates warned that "failure to prepare could allow the next epidemic to be dramatically more devastating".
26 Mar 2020
As long as the virus is present in any country, it can reenter those that have managed to slow it down - or even ones that eventually eradicate it...
Nader Habibi 25 Mar 2020
In recent years, wearables such as smartwatches and fitness wristbands have grown in popularity among consumers and gained traction within the healthcare industry as hospitals have put greater focus on improving patient care levels and clinician productivity...
Andy McBain, 23 Mar 2020
According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...
20 Feb 2020
One way to count the cost of the Wuhan coronavirus is by how many people catch it, and then how many die. Another is the direct financial costs of public health measures to treat those infected and contain its spread...
Ilan Noy 30 Jan 2020
The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...
Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020
In many countries with a high HIV prevalence, at least of children born to mothers living with HIV remain HIV-uninfected...
Amy Slogrove & Kathleen M Powis 13 Jan 2020