Tag Archives: Global

Why The Next Evolution Of Global Health Care Will Be Blockchain-Based – Forbes

Blockchain technology can improve how researchers access medical data.Pixabay. This distributed ledger technology can improve security, efficiency, and the coordination of health care systems as an answer to aging legacy infrastructures. Health care systems are cornerstones of all modern societies since they provide vital services. As they grow, however, many become less efficient and secure,… Read More »

Global Health: Marburg Virus, Related to Ebola, Is Found in Bats in West Africa

The Marburg virus, a deadly cousin of Ebola, has been isolated in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time it has been found in West Africa. Five bats caught in three health districts tested positive for the virus, according to two teams of scientists. One was led by the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Unsafe medical devices allowed into global markets harm patients, investigation reveals

A global investigation has found that unsafe medical devices have caused 1.7 million injuries globally and almost 83,000 deaths in the last 12 years. According to The Implant Files, a year-long investigation of the manufacturers of devices by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), unsafe medical devices have been allowed into global markets as… Read More »