How important are COVID vaccine efficacy rates?

Covid 19 Vaccine Bottles

Experts weigh in on whether greater investment in candidates with a higher efficacy rate would actually provide the greater promise of elimination.The spotlight is on AstraZeneca’s candidate, co-developed with the University of Oxford, as Australia moves closer to its mid-February vaccine rollout. As the US, UK, and Europe continue to record thousands of daily new cases of […]

Achieving Equality In A COVID-19 World


The coronavirus pandemic has increased the gender equality gap but efforts aimed at tackling systemic inequalities provide hope for the future.The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Women in Leadership’. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is, ‘Women in Leadership: achieving equality in a COVID-19 world’. Never before has there been a […]

Gender bias is still putting women’s health at risk

Gender bias is still putting women’s health at risk

It’s no secret men and women are different, but these differences have not been reflected accurately in the field of medicine.
International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and raises awareness of the continuing mission towards gender equality