More than 350,000 women die from this almost completely preventable cancer each year, the leading cause of cancer death among women in the developing world. Dr. Gordon founded CureCervicalCancer to address this unmet need.
Despite good intentions, the developed world has done a poor job of providing sufficient Covid vaccines to developing nations. Drs. Peter Hotez, Maria Bottazzi and colleagues at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have devised an effective, low-cost vaccine called Corbevax. It is easy to store — no low-temperature freezers required, … Read more
Unsheltered homelessness continues to rise and largely contributes to the increasing numbers of those experiencing homelessness. Street medicine aims to meet individuals wherever they may be living, addressing pressing social needs while treating their medical conditions.
Dr. Odiraa Nwankwor never imagined that he would eventually improve the health of countless Nigerian children in a lasting and substantial way, by creating, funding, and training the staff at Nigeria’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.