The Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance

Every year, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines organises a week dedicated to one facet of the access to medicines crisis: the access to medicines week Last year, the theme was antimicrobial resistance. PanEssay (the Groningen medical study association) invited us to write an article about our events in this access to medicines week. We even … Continue reading “The Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance”

Stop the clot!

Vladimir Tichelaar, my colleague from the UMCG, has started a website “stop the clot weekly“. I thought it’d be nice to say hi from my site šŸ™‚ As a practising clinician in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis you want to stay up-to-date with trending research in epidemiology as well as basic science. Because we … Continue reading “Stop the clot!”

This pharma activist bends the rules without breaking them. And saves lives in the process.

TheĀ Correspondent is aĀ member-funded journalism platform. With theĀ support of their members, they allow their correspondents to write about topics that may not fit a fast-paced news channel, but are very relevant. Today, I discovered this article aboutĀ Wilbert Bannenberg. He helped to get HIV drugs into South Africa, and ban the sale of steroids to malnourished children. … Continue reading “This pharma activist bends the rules without breaking them. And saves lives in the process.”