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The Lancet: Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 finds non-communicable diseases a new challenge to Iran’s health care

Despite severe international sanctions, the Iranian health care system has made significant achievements in controlling the burden of infectious diseases, but it faces health challenges and threats from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a systematic analysis published in The Lancet.

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Lack of trust has helped fuel the COVID-19 pandemic, new study shows

Low levels of government and social trust, as well as higher levels of government corruption, are strongly correlated to higher COVID-19 infection rates around the world, according to a new peer-reviewed study published today in The Lancet.

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Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta awarded 2021 Roux Prize

Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta, of Aga Khan University (AKU) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), has been awarded the 2021 Roux Prize, a US$100,000 award for turning evidence into health impact.