No excuse for not making labour and migration safe and fair for women

[हिन्दी] Female migrant workers, despite contributing a significant share to the economy, face alarming levels of sexual and other forms of gender-based violence and harassment all across the migration cycle. Actions to make labour and migration safe and fair a reality for them are sketchy at best or few and far between.

[podcast] SABC Lotus FM features AMR survivor Vanessa Carter

Shooting our own foot: Misuse of medicines is making infections difficult to treat

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and become resistant to (or no longer respond to) medicines, making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, severe illness and death. As a result of drug resistance, medicines become ineffective, and infections become increasingly difficult or impossible to treat. That is why AMR ranks among the top ten global health threats worldwide.

Goa to Paris: Growing call to find all TB to stop TB

Not just a Portuguese connect, Goa also has a Paris link now. The “Global Call to find all TB to stop TB” which was launched earlier this month in Goa, India was in prime spotlight at the World Conference on Lung Health 2023 in Paris.

[video] Goa to Paris: Growing call to find all TB to stop TB

Will governments firewall public health from Big Tobacco at the upcoming FCTC Treaty meet?

Tobacco industry interference in its myriad sinister forms is one of the biggest obstacles to implement the legally-binding global tobacco treaty. Unless the devious designs of Big Tobacco are thwarted and the industry is held to account legally and financially for causing irreparable damage to human life and our planet, #endTobacco will continue to remain elusive. The upcoming inter-governmental meeting of the global tobacco treaty offers a chance to put people before profit and advance stronger measures for tobacco control.

[video] Find all TB to stop TB multistakeholder conference in Goa, India: 2-4 November 2023