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COVID-19 Vaccines Prevented 20 Million Deaths Worldwide

2022 28 Jun

Findings from the first modelling study to quantify the impact of COVID-19 vaccines show that nearly 19.9 million out of a potential 31.4 million deaths were prevented in the first year (December 2020-December 2021) after the introduction of the vaccine. The findings are based on data from 185 countries using COVID-19 death records and total excess... Read more

Tre ondate dopo. Cosa ci ha insegnato la pandemia sull’e-Health?

2021 04 Nov

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Health, Social and Economic Consequences

2021 20 Oct

The spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, originating from Wuhan, China  two years ago, has brought dramatic changes in global health systems, leading to thousands of deaths worldwide, jeopardising the treatment of patients with chronic diseases and pushing societies to psychological breakdown. If economic ‘dyspragia’ is added, the mixture... Read more

Dealing with Data: How to Build a Statistical Surveillance Dashboard for COVID-19

2021 20 Jul

When a major national or global health crisis or pandemic such as the current COVID-19 breaks out, it is important that there is an effective monitoring system in place. The proposed statistical surveillance dashboard can provide authorities and other decision makers with insights and in-depth data analysis to help them make critical decisions.... Read more

Effect of COVID-19 on Life Expectancy

2021 27 Jun

According to latest findings, decreases in life expectancy during 2020 were much larger in the United States than in other high income countries, particularly among Hispanic and Black Americans.  The findings show that between 2018 and 2020, life expectancy in the U.S. decreased by almost two years - 8.5 times the average decrease in 16 other comparable... Read more

Family Presence for ICU Patients During a Pandemic

2021 18 May

The effects of critical illness on patients and their families last long after the illness episode. While the patient may be suffering from a serious condition, family members also suffer the consequences and may experience symptoms like depression and traumatic stress.   To provide improved support to families, it is important to incorporate the... Read more

Key learnings from the COVID-19 Pandemic

2021 14 Oct

Speaker Dr. Arturo Casadevall Chair, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Find Ortho Clinical Diagnostics On Social Media Read more

UN: Global Shortage of Nearly 1 Million Midwives Will Cost Lives

2021 06 May

A new  report from the United Nations raises the alarm on the number of midwives, warning that millions of lives could be saved if the shortfall were addressed. The acute shortage of 900,000 midwives represents a third of the required global midwifery workforce, says a study carried out jointly by the UN Population Fund, the World Health Organization... Read more

Call to Action: We Must Address Mental and Physical Needs of Female Staff

2021 06 May

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on women working in health and social care in the UK, a newly released report  from the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network has revealed.   The report outlines the results of a survey of more than 800 health and care workers in England who identified as female. The survey,... Read more