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World Immunization Week 24-30 April 2021

World Immunization Week 2021 bears a special importance and particular significance as the world navigates through the waves of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Looking back in the emergence of COVID-19 in the early rise of 2020, the global community, and especially so biomedical engineers and health scientists, wishing we already had a vaccine, raced against time to...

WORLD HIV DAY

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus originating from the chimpanzee Simian Immunodeficiency Virus ( SIV) that initially passed to humans  who were exposed to infected chimpanzee blood, while hunting them in central Africa, as early as in late 1800’s.

World Pneumonia Day!

12th of November has been established as World Pneumonia day since 2009 aiming to increase awareness on pneumonia, one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality especially in children and the elderly.