Nearly forty years on and faced with another public health threat, what is the legacy of HIV/AIDS-related disinformation? In this article, Jack Burnham discusses the parallels between the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 health crises and the proliferation of health-related disinformation during a time of great power competition.
Because of Climate Change, Contact Burns Could Pose a Greater Danger for the Canadian Armed Forces
Warmer days will leave surfaces hotter to the touch. The world’s heightened thermal conductivity could elevate the incidence of contact burns and impede the readiness of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Coronavirus and Surveillance: Bring on the Surveillance State
In this article, Nicole Dougherty, explores how the Novel Coronavirus is effecting technological innovation and surveillance in Asia and around the world.
Why Did Republicans Pull the American Health Care Act?
President Donald Trump has failed to secure the needed votes to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. Mary Zelenova explores the reasons behind the defeat.
Canada’s International Assistance Review: More Focus, if not More Funding
With Canada’s New International Assistance Policy and Budget 2017 around the corner, the Trudeau government is expected to offer a new focus for foreign aid, if not much more funding.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Skin Lightening in India as a Means towards Economic and Social Prosperity?
The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
Women in Russia: Where Do They Stand?
Kelly Rahardja examines women’s rights in Russia in her latest infographic.
Women’s Security is State Security
Victoria Heath illustrates the connection between women’s security and state security with her latest infograph.
Embattled Minds: PTSD and Mental Health in the Ukraine War
Two years since the conflict began, Ukraine now faces an influx of soldiers suffering from PTSD and mental health issues. Kelly Rahardja examines the challenges in dealing with this growing problem.
The WHO Launches New Emergency Health Programme Following Ebola Crisis
Deika Mohamed analyses the future of the WHO’s crisis management apparatus after the failures of the Ebola epidemic.