COVID-19

May
29
A cyclical service delivery cascade in the context of HIV

A cyclical service delivery cascade in the context of HIV

How does changing one tiny bit of a service delivery cascade change the way we think about it? Plus the cost-effectiveness of gene therapies, consumer trust in storing health data, and nudging old people to write advance directives for EOL care.
13 min read
May
22
Weekly Roundup: Sex differences in Partner Selection

Weekly Roundup: Sex differences in Partner Selection

Plus resource allocation in a pandemic, using Twitter to crowdsource symptoms, the relationship between being indebted and subjective well-being, and improving a hospital's public quality metrics.
14 min read
May
15
Weekly roundup: The NHS needs to be restructured, combating COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and screening for Gastric Cancer

Weekly roundup: The NHS needs to be restructured, combating COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and screening for Gastric Cancer

In this week we take a look at how the Lancet believes the NHS should be restructured, ways of combating vaccine hesitancy, the effect of parental deprivation on the cardiovascular risks of children, and screening for gastric cancer.
11 min read
May
13
The Right to Health during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Right to Health during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Right to Health is an important legal concept. But does it actually make a difference when the time comes?
12 min read
Jan
26
COVID-19 may have led to a decrease in worldwide inequality

COVID-19 may have led to a decrease in worldwide inequality

Prevailing wisdom says that income inequality has increased due to COVID-19. But has it? A new working paper by Angus Deaton argues exactly the opposite: inequality has actually decreased. But only if one takes China out of the picture.
6 min read
Jan
14
Antenatal help, Antibiotic Resistance, and HIV Screening

Antenatal help, Antibiotic Resistance, and HIV Screening

Diseases and disorders tend to affect complex systems in different ways: understanding motivations, systems, and economics is key to getting healthcare to work out.
7 min read
Jan
06
Systems, Insurance, Money, and COVID-19

Systems, Insurance, Money, and COVID-19

Your weekly, opinionated dose of health systems and economics fresh from the press.
16 min read