by greenspacewriter 09/09/2012
Every year, it seems, healthcare systems and policies become more and more prevalent in the news. Nearly every online news source features a health section, covering everything from announcements of new drug approvals to breakdowns of the Affordable Care Act.
Regular visits to such pages can reveal the high level of activity surrounding public health issues today. Recently, in fact, it was reported that researchers in South Africa believe that they have discovered a one-step malaria drug. Though the drug has not yet begun the clinical trial phase in humans - nor will they before next year - the drug’s potential to cure a disease that threatens nearly half of the world’s population, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).view more »