India and South Africa’s petition to temporarily waive intellectual property rights on COVID-19 innovations could help promote more government and private healthcare collaboration to boost scientific innovation.
The discovery and creation of medicines have been an essential aspect of the human experience since 2600 BCE. Without the development of medicines and treatments like aspirin, smallpox vaccinations, and anesthesia, both the history and the future of the human race would be very different. These treatments, however, have not
The global urban population grew by nearly 4%, or 700 million people, between 2010 and 2019. This population growth is a result of births in urban areas, the expansion of urban infrastructure into neighbouring suburban and rural areas, and rural to urban migration. Consequently, more people have gained access to
The emergence of allyship The events of 2020 revealed the centuries of systemic oppression that people of colour (POC) routinely experience in their everyday lives. The institutions that enforce systemic oppression, like education, justice, and healthcare, are rooted in a hierarchy of race that places more value on the lives