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The Festive Period, Health Systems and Are Parachutes Really Effective?

In some parts of the world, it has become darker and colder, in others, brighter and blistering hot. Either way, much, but not all the world will be settling into what is commonly referred to as the festive period.

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X-rays - Less Radiation, More Knowledge Please

Studies show that early use of radiology e-learning could potentially prepare medical graduates for life in clinics and wards, especially as radiology and our interaction with radiologists are essential. This work focused on medical students, but I would be clear in stating that exposure to radiology needs to occur at all levels, promoting knowledge and collaboration.

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Going Digital on World Diabetes Day

We are without question, increasingly connected. However, the perception is that we all are, when in fact only approximately 4 billion of us use the internet, leaving a vast digital divide.

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Does Gender Influence Primary Care Quality?

Gender, race, type of care all play a role in the delivery of primary care. They affect health care costs, wages and now thanks to recent research, gender has been shown to actually have an impact on the care itself.

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Documentary Films and Health – Can we really afford to Mind the Gap?

A recently released documentary that is now critically acclaimed, premiered in Ireland. It's subject matter highlights all that is wrong with current health and social care access. The power of media can really amplify these issues and we cannot can afford to ignore to them. However, by working toward Universal Health Coverage, we can make a start.

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