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Finding Digital Tools for Positive Mental Health Habits 

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By Rae Steinbach The Coronavirus pandemic provided a boost to the landscape of virtual healthcare apps and services. Telemedicine was already growing in practice and popularity, but COVID-19 really helped test the waters for this practice. As many are finding out, digital healthcare tools can be a huge help when social distancing and sheltering are the smartest way to stay …

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Cellphone, COVID-19, and Climate Change in Africa

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By:  Osita Aniemeka, PhD, Ambassador, Telemedicine Today, NIGERIA Before the dawn of COVID-19, the effects of climate change were already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the African people. According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index for 2015, seven of the …

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Sonia Sachs is Creating an Intervention for Africa’s Community Health Workers

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Sonia Sachs has been frustrated over several years of working in pediatrics and endocrinology as a public health specialist in Africa.  But, she has been frustrated right into a solution. Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH is a pediatrician, an endocrinologist and public health specialist. She received a BA from Harvard University, an MD from the University of Maryland Medical School, …