Chronic diseases during a pandemic: how can health systems become more resilient during crisis

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Joseph Agyei, a 3rd – year Medical Laboratory Science student at the University of Energy and Natural Resources, in Sunyani, Ghana. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

Precision medicine needs financing to fight diseases like cancer – especially in poorer countries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hoyt Gong, Vagelos Program in Life Sciences & Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania & Elissa Prichep, Project Lead Precision Medicine, World Economic Forum Global health financing for non-communicable diseases such as cancer is limited, despite the growing […]

5 of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lucy Foster, Writer, Formative Content Tuberculosis (TB) is the deadliest infectious disease. More than 600,000 people developed drug-resistant TB in 2016. Influenza infects up to 5 million people per year. Around 94% of malaria fatalities are in sub-Saharan […]