Global Health Asia-Pacific Issue 2 | 2023 | Page 7

50 Silent but deadly : Osteoporosis affects millions who don ’ t know they have it But health screening and lifestyle changes can prevent bone deterioration
58 WHO drafts new plan for unified global cooperation to prevent next pandemic International collaboration needed to avoid repeat of COVID-19 mismanagement
66 Disabled persons are at greater risk of dying young Rising mortality rates linked to widespread health inequities , says WHO
72 More countries achieved progress in eliminating neglected tropical diseases despite COVID-19 setback Latest developments meet WHO roadmap goal
Tropical diseases
76 Treatment gaps in epilepsy could lead to more premature deaths WHO recommends cross-sector collaboration to resolve health crisis
80 What are microaggressions ? And how can they affect our health ? Originally published in The Conversation , Global Health Asia-Pacific is republishing it under a Creative Commons licence
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