As Syria’s three-year conflict continues, the country’s healthcare crisis means that the risk of infectious diseases becoming an epidemic is at its highest, according to a study published in PLOS Pathogens. The study1 describes the crisis as “a public health emergency of global concern” – with vaccine-preventable diseases not only reappearing in Syria but being […]
Lebanese Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil declared on Wednesday that the ministry will cease to cooperate with Tripoli’s Dar al-Shifaa Hospital claiming that a child died because the hospital refused to admit him . “Based on the reports that prove that Dar al-Shifaa Hospital illegally refused to admit six-year-old Mo’men Khaled al-Mohammad…the Health Ministry will […]
Ending the Democrats’ decades-long quest to create a healthcare safety net to match Social Security, the House of Representatives on Sunday night approved sweeping legislation to guarantee Americans access to medical care for the first time, delivering President Obama the biggest victory of his young presidency.