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Médecins Sans Frontières Scientific Days 2016

Today I attended the second day of the annual Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders Scientific Day. I have been thoroughly impressed not only by the entire program this year but also with the dedication to broadening access to healthcare, improving diagnostic systems and achieving the objective of the democratisation of health through the ...

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The Basics: HIV, AIDS and related co-infections

What are HIV and AIDS? An introduction to HIV, AIDS and HIV associated co-infections.

The End of An Era: 2015 Millennium Development goals round-up

The World at 2000   In September 2000, leaders from each of the 189 UN member states assembled to decide the United Nations’ Mission for the next 15 years. The “Millennium Summit”, unlike any meeting before it, was to set the stage for global development in the form of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The ...

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A Brief Introduction

I’m Christiana: a 25 year old Medic. Based in Geneva and London, I am a global health and development enthusiast. With a background in economics and biomedical sciences, having specialised in immunology, diseases of global health and behavioural medicine; I also hold an MSc in the field of drug development and pharmaceutical industry management from UCL. I ...

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