Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three books to understand how politics and economic climate, and culture can impact a patient’s journey in accessing healthcare especially if they are women.
Dr. Hannah Nazri tells us why she is passionate about combining activism into her clinical work and research interests, the nature of science and how medicine cannot work in silo.
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Workplace Equity in Long-Term Care: Devaluing care and the feminisation of labour When discussing the widespread implications of health inequities it is important to not negate the fact that the need for improvements in health equity apply not only to patients and communities seeking care, but also to healthcare […]
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Gender Equality and Water: The effects of advancement of the status of women on improved clean water accessibility Within many low-to-middle income countries and communities (LMICs) around the world, women’s health and significant facets of women’s lives are intrinsically tied to water, often through applied social gender roles […]
Dr. Hannah Nazri talks to Jessica Pin, an activist with the goal of comprehensive and equitable coverage of the clitoral anatomy in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ObGyn) textbooks.
Dr. Hannah Nazri explains why FGM/C (female genital mutilation/ circumcision), period spot checks and rape jokes in school are due to internalised misogyny which we need to continually challenge.
Joanna Burke-Bajaj identifies concerns of gender and choice in the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan to reduce FASD
Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Gender and Choice in Health Promotion: WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan Recommendations to Reduce FASD Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) include a wide range of possible negative effects on birth and fetus development from the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. The first draft of the WHO Global Alcohol Action Plan […]
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses “Can social media lead to health illiteracy and should doctors be online?”
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses the role of social media in promoting health illiteracy and whether doctors should be online.
This week, instead of the usual blog article, Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three films that emphasise the importance of listening to patients emphatically as well as developing the medical knowledge. Always listen to your patients.
Analysis of Obese Hypertensive Women By Valerie L. Fernandez Citation Fernandez V. Analysis of obese hypertensive women. HPHR. 2021; 28. Analysis of Obese Hypertensive Women Causes of Obesity The causes of obesity and hypertension are multifaceted. Socioeconomic status, access to healthcareresources, advertising, education about various programs available, and the nature of the program all impact the […]