Traditional and social media has painted #COVID19 to be dangerous and incite panic among the population, and as a result misinformation has led to a rise in panic-buying, experimenting with false cures, and anti-Asian racism. The best advice is to not panic and follow the CDC and WHO on basic hygiene practices that will help protect you and reduce your chances of getting sick.
The internet is one of the greatest inventions for information sharing, but it is also known for bringing people together. Online platforms brought Diana and Susanna together to create Global Caveat, a global health podcast that brings guests to discuss topics in the global health sciences realm! Read more about their story.
This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit
To celebrate #GlobalHandwashingDay 2017, I dedicated a public health post about this important day! Take a look at my public health blog for more information 🙂
I want to hear your thoughts on if you think our cities can become zero waste? Does your city or country have zero waste initiatives? Let's open a dialogue and talk about it! Check out my post on my thoughts about this opportunity 🙂
I thought I was doing so well with handling my time here, but as luck would have it, I was wrong and faced a series of unfortunate events... 😥
My love for public health doesn't stop just because I'm not in a classroom in Baltimore! I attended a health education workshop this month that talked about the importance of breastfeeding for babies and infants, and also about the importance of hand-washing with soap and water! If you're expecting or have a newborn or infant, … Continue reading Health Education in Agua Caliente Nueva
Life's rough living like a local when you're used to black ants and mosquitoes in NYC! I miss my clean home free of any pests, but I'm finding living here to be a true taste of reality and cultural immersion dealing with all these unwanted pests. Maybe I'll become a seasoned entomologist before I leave here....... JK!