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Societal Impact

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Health / Medical

Why do we usually sleep at night? What happens when we don’t sleep? Expert insights into this essential part of our lives

    By Karine Scheuermaier, University of the Witwatersrand; Alison Bentley, University of the Witwatersrand; Dale Rae, University of Cape Town; Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive Casas, University of the Witwatersrand; Gosia Lipinska, University of Cape Town; Jonathan Davy, Rhodes University; Joshua Davimes, University of the Witwatersrand; Nomathemba Chandiwana, University of the Witwatersrand, and Oluwatosin Olorunmoteni, Obafemi Awolowo University   Sleep is as essential to our health as food and water. It […]

todayMarch 14, 2024 14

Business / Economics

New Global alliance for women’s health could help boost global economy by $1 trillion annually by 2040

  A new World Economic Forum report released today shows that closing the women’s health gap would allow more women to live healthier, higher-quality lives, and provide an unprecedented boost to the global economy. Closing the Women’s Health Gap: A $1 Trillion Opportunity to Improve Lives and Economies, developed in collaboration with the McKinsey Health Institute, analyses the health conditions that uniquely or disproportionately affect women and quantifies the health gap […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 7

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