“You’re 33? I could have sworn you were 18! Well, at least you’ll look good when you’re 40!” I bet you’ve either heard that before, or maybe you’ve said it to another fellow baby-faced individual like me either at a

If you look in my store cupboard, you will see a range of dried and canned goods. Some are basics like oats, tinned tomato, and baked beans.  Others are a bit more exotic, like Shirataki Noodles made from the starchy

The 73rd Independence Day celebrations this year in India’s capital city of Delhi were different from past years, as the city experienced one of the cleanest airs in the last eight years. According to the Air Quality Index (AQI) –

If you have spent any time at all on social media in the last week, you may have noticed celebrities and politicians using their platforms to bring global awareness to the fires in the Amazon rainforest. The smog from the

My mother, a single mother to five children, gave birth to me when she was in Form One in High School. She had to breastfeed me for three months before she could go back and complete school. Then, I was

The Trump administration’s antagonistic rhetoric and repressive policies have encroached upon women’s reproductive freedom. Attempts to enforce the ‘gag rule’ which bans state-funded family clinics from issuing abortion referrals serves as one example of how the current administration is attacking

The 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report from the UN Secretary-General highlights the challenges of reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6: “Too many people still lack access to safely managed water supplies and sanitation facilities. Water scarcity, flooding and lack of proper wastewater

There is no gender equality without access to reproductive health services, including abortion.  In fact, economists are paying increasing attention to the economic benefits of investing in women’s reproductive health and finding gains not only for women but also for

Working toward eradicating homelessness in Belgium, the non-profit Infirmiers de rue [Street Nurses] strives to achieve this goal by bridging the gaps between homeless people, health services and the environment. Convinced that “each person can be made aware of the importance

In 2019 there are more trends in tech than ever before—ranging from wearable tech to blockchain solutions. Many of these trends have been dubbed as ‘the next big thing,’ as people scramble to identify what is going to be the

In the past few years we’ve heard more and more about the dangers of plastic waste. It’s impossible to avoid the fact that plastic endangers our planet, and single use plastics are particularly problematic. Bottled water is an egregious waste

Across the world, we all face the same health workforce issue: The pool of health professionals is insufficient to meet the needs of the people, whether they live in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) or developed countries. The global health

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