By Dr Rodrigo Rodriguez-Fernandez, Global Health Advisor, Wellness & Mental Health
We were asked many times during the pandemic to predict what the next six or 12 months had in store – which was almost impossible for us to forecast. Alternatively, we can predict what will be coming in the next twelve months when it comes to chronic disease – otherwise known as non-communicable diseases – which includes conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
By Rita Dayoub, Health Consultant EMEA, International SOS
As we progress through the latter stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has learned to adapt to this challenging virus after two years of social distancing measures, widespread government intervention and vaccines. While most patients suffering from acute COVID-19 recover fully within approximately four weeks, a growing minority of the world’s population is facing what has come to be termed ‘long COVID’.
By Jean Morrison MBE, AREG Chairperson and David Rodger, AREG CEO
As AREG approaches its 20th anniversary supporting renewable energy projects and supply chain members transition from oil and gas to the renewable energy sector, there has been an increasing sense of urgency around climate change and the need to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, as well as widespread government and community interest around COP26 in November.