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A World Health Summit in the context of a truly global pandemic
With tens of millions of COVID-19 cases worldwide and more than a million dead from the disease, global healthcare has assumed unprecedented importance today. What lessons have already been learned, and what needs to be done moving forward?
"I feel like I'm having a stroke!" - Zosia, 14
A vision for change: ophthalmology and access to affordable eye care in India
Blindness was once a major problem for people all over India: Care was difficult to access in the early stages of ophthalmological complications. Listen to Aravind Srinivasan, MD, and Chief Medical Officer at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Chennai discuss with Christoph Zindel about how this has changed, even in times of COVID-19.
`Molecular tests are pivotal in combating the COVID-19 pandemic`
The central laboratory of the Niels-Stensen-Kliniken group in Osnabrück wasted no time in setting up its own test facilities for the molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2. We spoke with Michael Erren, MD, Head of the Institute for Laboratory Medicine about his strategy and the importance of diagnostic molecular testing in fighting the pandemic.
The best of both worlds
Scientists and physicians from Siemens Healthineers
describe the motivations and innovations behind the development of a PET/CT
scanner that combines the best of both worlds: an extended axial field of view
(FoV) with industry-leading detector technology.