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Dr Eric Topol: Webinar - The 4 Waves of the United States COVID-19 Pandemic
NIHI had the privilage of co-hosting a live Q & A session with Dr Eric Topol discussing the 4 Waves of the United States COVID-19 Pandemic on 11 August 2021.
In this session Dr Topol summarised the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and how that impacts/reflects the rest of the world. He also touched on the political and public health response, variants, vaccines and vaccinations and what the future may hold.
We are immensely grateful for Dr Topol's time and a very engaging session.
If you missed the live session, please use the below link to listen to the recording.
2021 HRC Project Grant - Developing and Testing Warning Labels to Reduce Alcohol Purchase (WARNING!)
Congratulations to Associate Professor Natalie Walker, Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu and the rest of their team for their 2021 HRC Project Grant for the project - Developing and Testing Warning Labels to Reduce Alcohol Purchase (WARNING!).
2021 HRC Project Grant - Cytisine and E-cigarettes Study with Supportive Text-messaging (CESS@Tion)
Congratulations to Associate Professor Natalie Walker, Professor Chris Bullen, Dr George Laking and the rest of their team for their 2021 HRC Project Grant funding for the project - Cytisine and E-cigarettes Study with Supportive Text-messaging (CESS@Tion).
Cancer Grand Challenges - MCEND shortlisted for prestigious awards!
A massive congratulations to Professor Chris Bullen, Dr Natalie Walker and the rest of the MCENDS (Multinational Consortium on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems) team for making 1 of the 11 shortlisted teams for the Cancer Grand Challenges awards! An amazing accomplishment to have made it this far out of nearly 170 diverse teams.
Find out more about the Cancer Grand Challenges awards and the 11 outstanding shortlisted teams:
The impacts of COVID-19 on the care of individuals with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted healthcare worldwide. A recent study aims to identify opportunities to improve the provision of healthcare during the current pandemic and in future healthcare emergencies in countries with a high burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). A survey of front-line healthcare workers indicates both an adverse and positive impact on their care of individuals by the public healthcare measures imposed.
Read the full research paper here: https://doi.org/10.1017/S146342362100030X
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