According to a United Nations report, about one billion children and adults with disabilities, and older people, are unable to access the assistive technology they need.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Gerhard Herzberg winning the ‘Nobel Prize in Chemistry’, two Canadian institutions jointly organized an exhibition to honour the illustrious and outspoken scientist.
Through groundbreaking research, Deena Shrestha, a Senior Research Scientist and Chairperson at the Centre for Health and Disease Studies Nepal, is saving many lives in her native country.
Annually, more than 300,000 babies are born with sickle cell disease, with most in Africa. But it’s the lack of screening means that makes most of the cases to remain undiagnosed.