HOW TO live longer: What you eat can play a big part in increasing life expectancy, with a healthy, balanced diet being key. But what foods in particular can help you avoid an early death? A new study has suggested eating the right amount of fruits...
Joe CerrellHow to live longer: The foods you should be eating every day to avoid early death. Hint: eat more fruit and veg
Joe CerrellWorking alongside HE Reem Al Hashimy and @UAEaid, delighted to co-fund the research behind new @TheLancet series on gender equality, norms, and health. With UAE support, we’re closer to understanding how gender norms negatively affect health. Read on...
Health secretary Matt Hancock is being urged to ensure the fight against the world's three biggest infectious disease killers remains a global focus in a meeting with international counterparts this week.
There has been a resurgence in calls to reconsider the cross-party consensus in the UK on foreign aid and development. The main political parties are all committed to spending 0.7 percent of gross national income on aid, to using the internationally...
Women in sub Saharan Africa are 15% less likely to own a mobile phone and 41% less likely to use mobile internet services.
Joe CerrellClosing the mobile phone gender gap in low income countries is a $700 billion opportunity; there will be an estimated 500m mobile internet users in Africa by 2020 with up to 70% of mobile subscriptions to be internet-connected by 2030
Major conference will raise funds to vaccinate millions of the world’s poorest children.
Joe CerrellThanks is due to the UK once again for their foresight and leadership on health and development, on display again with the decision to host the @Gavi pledging conference in 2020 @DFID_UKgov.uk/government/new… #vaccinessavelives
Joe CerrellWell worth a read...watch this space...another great demonstration of the @FinancialTimes commitment to solid science reporting Gene editing: how agritech is fighting to shape the food we eat