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​A better cup to support breastfeeding in preterm children

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the use of a cup to feed new-borns with breastfeeding difficulties in low-resource settings. A new prototype of cup was evaluated against the one regularly used under “real-world conditions” in a teaching hospital in Ghana. Read more>>

21/10/2019 09:59

​Corporation's use and misuse of evidence to influence health policy: a case study of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation

Governments are favouring taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages to control the growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases. The manufacturers opposed these taxes alleging severe economic impacts and presenting evidence on the ineffectiveness of this tax. This study analyses the use and misuse of evidence from the beverage manufacturers. Read more>>

04/10/2019 12:51

​World diabetes day and digital tools

The internet and related digital tools create vast amounts of data that can feed artificial intelligence systems to increase the effectiveness of public health strategies. This is of particular interest to treat diabetes complications considering the increasing prevalence of this disease brought to our attention by the 2019 diabetes awareness month and world diabetes day on Thursday, November 14th. Read more>>

02/10/2019 18:29
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