International Day of Older Persons

This yearly campaign highlights the importance of care and attention to the older generation; it emphasises the expanding contributions of older people in their families and stresses the importance of meeting their needs, rights and preferences. The number of older persons worldwide is set to increase by 56% by 2030,[…]

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COVID-19 – Dexamethasone

The initial clinical trial results from the UK regarding the use of dexamethasone on treating those who are critically ill with COVID-19 are very promising. Dexamethasone is a low-cost steroid that has been in use since the 1960’s to treat a range of conditions including arthritis, severe allergies and certain[…]

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