One World, One Health – The global response to cancer

FEBRUARY 04, 2016 12:02 AM| no comments

Responsible for more deaths in the developing world than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, cancer kills over 4 million people prematurely every year. Entrusted by Barrack Obama himself, US Vice-President Joe Biden, took center stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to deliver the ‘Cancer Moonshot’ message. With a distinguished panel of experts, [...]

WebsEdge looks ahead into 2016

JANUARY 28, 2016 12:01 AM| no comments

In our 18th year, 2016 promises to be a busy and exciting for one WebsEdge, with 19 conferences scheduled and more to come. Highlighting some of the returning Conference TV projects this year: • Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society celebrate their 60th annual meeting over the leap year weekend- covering emerging topics in quantitative [...]

A year of firsts: WebsEdge Wrap for 2015

DECEMBER 18, 2015 12:12 AM| no comments

2015 has been a year of first of many levels for WebsEdge.  With 10 new conferences and five new locations in almost every corner of the world, this year has provided new opportunities and challenges for WebsEdge.  From Darwin, Australia to Rio de Janerio in Brazil we produced Conference TV at 26 conferences, covering a [...]

Time for (Climate) Change

DECEMBER 08, 2015 12:12 AM| no comments

Right now in Paris, the highly anticipated 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), the United Nations Conference on Climate Change is happening. Global leaders over the last week have been deliberating on a number of key measures that could lead to a new targets and a new signed agreement; which some felt was a missed [...]

A Catalyst for Change: Global Health Film Festival

NOVEMBER 24, 2015 12:11 AM| no comments

Last month the inaugural Global Health Film Festival was held in London. Organized by the Global Health Film initiative (GHFi)- a partnership between The Royal Society of Medicine, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The festival which took place on 30th and 31st October 2015 gave an [...]

Lung Health in the Global Spotlight

OCTOBER 28, 2015 12:10 AM| no comments

Respiratory diseases including lung infections like pneumonia and tuberculosis (TB) are some of the leading global causes of death. In particular, Tuberculosis was the in the top leading causes of mortality around the world in 2008, causing 1.3 million deaths worldwide. Today, as part of Respiratory Care Week, Lung Health Day promotes and encourages initiatives [...]

Global research impacts bone health

OCTOBER 20, 2015 12:10 AM| no comments

Love your bones is the key message from International Osteoporosis Foundation today on World Osteoporosis Day. Currently, 200 million people are affected worldwide and it’s set to increase exponentially by 2050, with projections of hip fractures increasing by 310% in men and 240% in women. Contributing to international data on bone health, a recent observational [...]