World Heart Day 2015

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Prof Hendrik Tevaearai Stahel joined Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine as Field Chief Editor this month (Photo credit: University Hospital of Bern (Inselspital)) [...]

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

  World Humanitarian Day is a day dedicated to celebrate and recognize humanitarian work around the globe. Initially established by the UN General Assembly in 2008, and [...]

Celebrating the Global Day of Parents

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Introducing the Global Day of Parents, the United Nations states that “The Global Day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship [...]

World No Tobacco Day: Raising awareness against black tobacco

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you’re smoking right now, this means there’s a ten-percent chance of the following: either your cigarette has been legitimately manufactured in one nation and then smuggled into yours, or it has been illegitimately manufactured, often as a counterfeit item and often in a manner that doesn’t comply with health and safety legislation. [...]

Malaria: the long march to eradication

May 25, 2015 // 2 Comments

There are 200 million cases of malaria each year and 500,000 deaths, mostly among children under 5. Bednets, insecticides, and medication all help to control the disease, but complete eradication is a long way off. [...]

Staff Picks for #MHBlogDay

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our Frontiers Editorial Office brought to our attention a couple of papers that are getting a lot of attention lately so we decided to write a short blog in honor of Mental [...]

World AIDS Day 2013

November 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

World AIDS Day, held every year on 1 December, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS. In this first of two blog posts dedicated to [...]