Health

Building humanistic views on health

Last Sunday, REHUNO Health participated in the 5th Latin American Humanist Forum with the panel on “building humanistic views in health”, moderated by journalist Cloty Rubio, from Barcelona. The event included six presentations from professionals in different areas of health:…

The Agorà degli Abitanti della Terra writes to the President of the UN Assembly

The Agorà degli Abitanti della Terra sent the following letter to VolKan Bozkir, President of the UN Assembly that will meet on 3 and 4 December to finally discuss the issue of the Covid-19 pandemic.   For the global health,…

Massive project on African DNA sets out to close the knowledge gap on mental illness

In July 2009, a woman brought her husband to the hospital where our colleagues work in western Kenya. She reported that for several years he had been behaving abnormally, sleeping poorly, hearing voices that no one else could hear, and…

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for the environment

COVID-19 lockdowns have yielded dramatic scenes of natural recovery: smog disappearing from the skies of India, waterways of Italy becoming clear for the first time in memory, wild mountain goats roaming the streets of Wales, sea turtles returning to the beaches of Brazil. Many people, while confined…

“Stay at Home, Stay Alive, Organize, Organize”

We’re between two historical epochs now: BC and AC — Before COVID-19 and After COVID-19. Established institutions, entrenched regimes and powerful corporations are well-positioned to navigate the uncharted waters of this in-between, “DC,” or “During COVID-19” time. Less equipped are…

Direct Communication, a Pillar of Health.

Direct communication with those around us is a need that we all experience and is a pillar of physical, mental, personal and social health. We need to communicate on issues that are common to all. We also need to communicate…

The State of the World’s Nursing 2020 Report – An In-Depth Look at the Largest Component of the Health Workforce

GENEVA, 7 April 2020 (WHO)* — The Covid-19 pandemic underscores the urgent need to strengthen the global health workforce. A new report, The State of the World’s Nursing 2020, provides an in-depth look at the largest component of the health…

COVID-19: Several members of La Via Campesina highlight the vulnerability of peasants and workers

La Via Campesina As Coronavirus spreads across countries and continents, several members of La Via Campesina have issued statements highlighting the precarious situation of peasants and migrant workers around the world. Here is a compilation of different Statements issued by…

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

In his research on the war on drugs, Johann Hari discovered that addiction isn’t what we think it is. TEDGlobalLondon One of my earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of my relatives and not being able to.…

Breast milk can save the lives of 595,000 children a year and save $1 billion a day.

A study in more than 130 countries highlights the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. Did you know that if all babies born in the world were breastfed exclusively with breast milk, that is, without any other artificial milk until…

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