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Blog - December 2021

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Your Society: Looking back on 2021

20 Dec 2021 by Rachel Lambert-Forsyth in Your Society published December 2021

Read the latest blog from Society CEO, Rachel Lambert-Forsyth.

The importance of multidisciplinary approaches during public health crises

15 Dec 2021 in Unmet health needs & health inequalities published December 2021

Aidan Seeley and Adam Dicks explore the lessons from the HIV/AIDS epidemic for the current SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic and the takeaways for the next generation of policymakers and scientists.

Fraught decision-making in transgender medicine

15 Dec 2021 in Unmet health needs & health inequalities published December 2021

Using ethnographica data, Dr. stef m. shuster examines the uncertainty that providers of transgender medicine experience, which is exacerbated by a paucity of training and scientific evidence on gender-affirming interventions. Dr shuster concludes with the social implications of fraught decision-making in trans medicine.

Exploring the role of pharmacology in addressing unmet health needs

15 Dec 2021 published December 2021

The Society is launching a new blog series exploring how pharmacology can help address unmet health needs and health inequalities. We are inviting contributors to share their experience and expertise on a range of topics, to spark discussion about how research and care can be best deployed to those who need it. Read our editorial to find out more.