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The wrong uses of public health

By Dr Cesar Chelala One of my most persistent memories of my friend Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was how, when we met after one of my health-related missions overseas, he would question me about the polio situation in the country I visited. I am sure he would be dismayed …

Daily News Egypt

Alexandria nurses threaten further strikes

A group of striking nurses from the Amiry Hospital in Alexandria condemned the investigations into their strike following the deaths of two patients, according to a statement released online. Night-shift nurses began their strike at Alexandria University’s Amiry Hospital during their Thursday shift, with 17 staff members suspected of inciting the strikes, during which two …

Menan Khater

Russia’s demographic and public health challenges

By Dr Cesar Chelala For the last two decades, demographics and its effect on Russian society and future development prospects have been at the centre of discussions on that country. There is now universal agreement that unless Russia solves this most serious problem, its status as a world power will be seriously compromised. Demographics has been called …

Daily News Egypt