I decided to join Twitter a couple of weeks ago, something I have resisted for years. Universities see it as a good way of promoting research and engaging the public: I see it as a rabbit hole that I don’t need in my life. However I thought it would be a good way of … More #HLM2016AIDS and Tanzania’s Prisoners’ Dilemma
The World Health Assembly kicks off next week in Geneva – for those not familiar with the global health world this is the annual shindig where member states, bureaucrats, a few NGOs, experts and big ole philanthropists get together to discuss and strategise the big issues in global health. The big ones this year will … More World Health Assembly and Future of AIDS
2016 is a big year for HIV/AIDS. Strategy and investment meetings at the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will continue to shape the future of HIV/AIDS financing – and it’s not looking good; the 21st International AIDS Conference where scientific breakthroughs tend to be launched will take place in Durban in July; … More AIDS in 2016
In the same way as everyone is a fan of Beyonce I am a fan of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie so I watched her TED talk on the single story. If you haven’t seen it, check it out, if you can’t be bothered the basic premise is there is there are no single stories in the … More A Single Story and Everything is Awesome!
A 2.45am alarm is no-one’s friend, but after a journey with stop-offs in Zurich and Nairobi I woke up to this not too shabby view of muggy Dar es Salaam. I’ve successfully swallowed a malaria pill without getting dizzy, got cash, and set up two appointments at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to … More Hello Tanzania!