Fake drugs kill more than 250,000 children a year, doctors warn
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Fake drugs kill more than 250,000 children a year, doctors warn

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/11/fake-drugs-kill-more-than-250000-children-a-year-doctors-warn By Ian Sample¬†Science editor Printer ink, paint and arsenic found in some drugs sold to treat life-threatening illnesses Doctors have called for an urgent international effort to combat a ‚Äúpandemic of bad drugs‚ÄĚ that is thought to kill hundreds of thousands of people globally every year. A surge in counterfeit…

WHO and World Bank warn that poor hospital care is leading to high costs globally

WHO and World Bank warn that poor hospital care is leading to high costs globally

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/05/poor-care-makes-patients-leads-high-costs/ By¬†¬†Anne Gulland,¬†global health security correspondent Poor quality health care is making people ill and costing health services around the world trillions of dollars a year. A¬†report by the World Health Organization and the World Bank¬†says that misuse of drugs, inappropriate treatment and¬†infections picked up in hospitals are harming patients…

Investment in artificial intelligence is essential for our future health

Investment in artificial intelligence is essential for our future health

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/artificial-intelligence-machine-learning-computers-global-healthcare-malaria-facebook-a8327901.html By¬†Betty Chang Yet investment in AI is dominated by the private sector Artificial intelligence may still be in its infancy, but it‚Äôs moving fast. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the data-rich health sector. AI has the potential to provide more precise, personalised care, as well as help us…