Search Tag: covid

Cardiology Management

Jn-1-newest-variant-of-interest

2023 21 Dec

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the JN.1 variant of COVID as a "variant of interest." Previously categorised within the parent strain BA.2.86, this omicron subvariant has raised concerns among scientists due to its significant number of mutations earlier this year.   The WHO classifies variants into three categories: variants...Read more

IMAGING Management

Groundbreaking-mri-unveils-brain-changes-in-individuals-with-long-covid

2023 24 Nov

New research to be presented at the upcoming annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), reveals distinctive brain changes in individuals with long COVID, different to those who have fully recovered from COVID-19.   Long COVID sufferers experience a wide variety of different symptoms which may persist for long time after...Read more

Executive Health Management

Impact-of-covid-on-violence-against-healthcare-report-published-by-icn-icrc-ihf-and-wma

2022 19 Jul

Survey results show that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened violence against healthcare, with a documented increase of incidents in many countries. Health personnel and their patients, as well as healthcare facilities and ambulances, are subject to persistent acts of violence in all regions of the world. The results of a global survey conducted...Read more

Executive Health Management

Is-your-hospital-ready-for-another-wave-of-covid-19

2021 20 Jul

The initial global outbreak of COVID-19 revealed cracks in pandemic preparedness - from PPE to ventilators and oxygen, hospitals and skilled healthcare workers were stretched the brink in often physically and emotionally gruelling environments. Emerging variants and under-vaccination threaten future waves of the virus. Is your hospital ready?...Read more