Awards for outstanding contributions to public health presented during the Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly

Amanda Gerla

During a moving ceremony at the Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly in Geneva, awards were presented to a group of individuals from around the world for their outstanding contributions to public health. Opening the award ceremony, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, said: ”The 2022 public health […]

6 Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea

Amanda Gerla

For thousands of years, tea has been used for therapeutic purposes in China and Japan. Oolong, black and green teas originate from the Camellia sinensis plant, but the difference between the teas lies in their preparation methods. Green tea is made by steaming the leaves, pan-frying and drying them.  Green […]

The 2022 Health Care Power 100

Amanda Gerla

1. Leslie C. Davis President and CEO, UPMC Leslie Davis / Submitted After a successful run heading UPMC’s Health Services Division – which encompasses 40 hospitals and dozens of ancillary facilities – Leslie C. Davis became CEO of UPMC last year. She oversees the largest non-governmental employer in Pennsylvania – […]

Community engagement on-site rapid test for chlamydia and gonorrhea among men who have sex with men: a pioneering study in Guangzhou, China | BMC Public Health

Amanda Gerla

Setting and population The study was undertaken in a local MSM CBO in Guangzhou, China, named “Lingnan Partner Community Support Center”. This site was chosen because it was developed with strong input from MSM and provided free HIV/syphilis testing to local MSM. The CBO advertised the free chlamydia and gonorrhea testing […]