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Bringing your healthcare news from around the world. Studying the many healthcare systems from country to country. We’ll touch on emerging trends, breakthroughs, and even crises

Coastal Cleanup Volunteer in Singapore

Coastal cleanup volunteer
It's not just in Singapore, but globally, we have a huge issue with plastic pollution. I've written about it a tonne, developed infographics and ebooks, but I'd never gotten involved from a practical standpoint, until now as a coastal cleanup volunteer... On Saturday, 18th January 2020 I took part in my first ever beach cleanup event, hosted by Trash Hero...

Indoor Air Pollution Solutions For Your Home

Indoor air pollution solutions
A surprising necessity  You may never have thought you need indoor air pollution solutions. In fact, it surprises me when people say they think they're safe from air pollution indoors. This is so far from the truth. But I don't blame people for thinking like this. Nevertheless, air pollution sources indoors are actually worse than outdoors. This is especially true if...

Questions on plastic pollution crises

Questions on plastic pollution
Questions on plastic pollution Give this quiz a go to test your knowledge on the current state of the plastic pollution problem. You'll also get a free ebook at the end of the quiz. Don't worry, you're ebook prize isn't dependant on you're score! And you can retry the questions as many times as you like. Enyoy :)   Resources  The reference material used...

Singapore air quality data all mapped out

Singapore air quality data
https://vimeo.com/384872718 Please note: I receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post: https://honeygusto.com/flow-air-monitor  Video commentary: So, I wanted to just give you a running commentary of the recent mapping exercise I did for Singapore air quality data. This is where we started, in Orchard. You'll see that's the York Hotel on the left-hand side and on the right-hand side what...

Plume air report app and Flow device

Plume air report app
https://vimeo.com/382544672 Transcription:  I wanted to introduce to you the air pollution personal exposure monitoring device. It's by PlumeLabs and it's called Flow. I got it for £119. I got it shipped out here to Singapore and I'm going to conduct a fun set of exercises around air pollution mapping in Singapore. I'll write some blog articles on it, a couple of...

Beijing air quality improvement plans you didn’t know

Beijing air quality improvement not indicated by the phone
So I actually wrote this piece on Quora originally, but I wanted to repackage it for the blog. I was intrigued by the question: 'How much has Beijing's smog improved since it's worst point?' I knew I could surprise a lot of Quorians with my answer as air quality is something I've always been fascinated by. My Masters' thesis was...