Tag Archives: People

Kino MacGregor On How She Inspires More Than A Million People To Lead A Healthy Lifestyle

Kino MacGregor is an author and one of the youngest certified yoga teachers in the Ashtanga yoga tradition. MacGregor is one of only a few yogis to have earned a certificate in India directly from founder K. Pattabhi Jois. Kino MacGregor is a Miami native who is happiest on the beach with a fresh coconut… Read More »

Australian experience shows high DAA uptake and rapid fall in rates of HCV viraemia among people who inject drugs

Providing hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to people who inject drugs can achieve rapid reductions in community prevalence of viraemia, according to Australian research published in the Journal of Hepatology. Uptake of HCV treatment increased from 10% to 41% after unrestricted access to DAAs was rolled out in March 2016, and the… Read More »

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by… Read More »