Tag: health

  • Data challenges in healthcare access evaluation

    Health is multidimensional and influenced by numerous factors, such as individual behaviors, the environment, working conditions, socio-economic status, and access to healthcare services. Adopting a comprehensive and cross-cutting approach to health is essential for better understanding the health issues of a population. In this regard, it is crucial to consider territorial disparities in terms of…

  • The value of health data in national registers: a scientific research and healthcare quality improvement tool

      Manel Ben Fdilen, Meriem Ben Tarjem Several commonly observed pathologies in healthcare services, such as acute or chronic neurological and cardiovascular diseases, systemic diseases, and hereditary diseases, continue to present challenges in terms of diagnosis and patient orientation. These diseases have been extensively studied to constantly evolve management recommendations. Despite advancements in prevention, diagnosis,…

  • Tunisia joins forces to save global capital

    Tunisia joins forces to save global capital

    Unsurprisingly, Tunisia is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis amid the covid19 outbreak. The newly elected government headed by Elyes Fakhfakh decided on March 22nd to impose an early general lockdown on the country to contain the spread of the virus. 1.5 million Tunisian workers continued to work during the pandemic while more than…

  • Covid-19: Will patents hinder access to vaccines and medical treatments?

    Covid-19: Will patents hinder access to vaccines and medical treatments?

    “The first and only priority for trade negotiators at this time should be to remove all obstacles, including intellectual property rules, in existing agreements that hinder timely and affordable access to medical supplies, such as lifesaving medicines, devices, diagnostics and vaccines, and the ability of governments to take whatever steps are necessary to address this…

  • DCFTA / Tunisia: you have no idea what the DCFTA can do for you…

    DCFTA / Tunisia: you have no idea what the DCFTA can do for you…

    By Mohamed Haddad, editor in chief & Khansa Ben Tarjem, President of Barr al Aman.  “Can we sell more olive oil in Europe? Can we mention that it is a product coming from Tunisia? Would it be possible to postpone the next negotiation meeting? What guarantees do we have that our business owners and investors…