Gene therapy can make a real impact on global health but we need equitable access, say experts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kevin Doxzen, Hoffmann Fellow, Precision Medicine and Emerging Biotechnologies, World Economic Forum Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) can and should play a leading role in dictating the future of the world’s most advanced healthcare technologies, according to the […]

Can technology play a more meaningful role in meeting the SDGs?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chaesub Lee, Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau It is becoming clear that technical standards will play a key role in addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and some of the most pressing needs of the planet, like […]

How long can Europeans expect to work for? 5 economic stories to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Crowfoot, Senior Digital Marketing Apprentice, Formative Content This weekly round-up brings you key economic stories from the past seven days. Top stories: European retirement ages; Return to cash; Gig economy gender pay gap; Interest rates reducing house […]

Vaccine hesitancy in COVID-19: how can we approach it with efficient communication strategies

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. CYUBAHIRO Karangwa Verite, MD’25, and UWASE Sandrine, MD’26, two medical students from the University of Rwanda, Rwanda. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and […]

Food safety: EU and US resume trade of bivalve molluscs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As from the end of this month, trade of molluscan shellfish – such as mussels, clams, oysters and scallops – will resume between the EU and the US. Two EU Member States (Spain and the Netherlands) will be allowed to export molluscan shellfish to […]