Rare Disease Day is the globally-coordinated movement working towards equity in social opportunity, healthcare and access to diagnosis and therapies for those living with a rare disease.
Emerging evidence from the western literature suggests an increasing focus on applying nature-based interventions for mental health improvements.
This article focuses on listening to new mothers and family to create the right space for the new born with a focus on changes needing to be made to current western type policies.
This Health Policy paper supports SDG 3 and 10 by discussing the situation of Indigenous peoples of Canada in the context of "opt out" organ donation in Novia Scotia, the first area in North America to pass such legislation. The paper explores the potential impacts and issues of such legislation on Indigenous peoples, and makes a series of recommendations which would help to respect the rights and interests of these communities.
This Personal View supports SDG 3 and 10 by discussing the ethical issues surrounding the use of psychedelic pharmacotherapies in Western medicine; as some of these agents are used in traditional medicines by Indigenous people. The authors make a series of recommendations on how these issues can be addressed.
According to this review, life expectancy is reduced for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in comparison to other residents of Australia. This paper calls for indigenous researchers to be involved in implementing relevant health design with local communities in order to bridge the gap.
The article speaks to action points to improving the diagnosis of breast cancer in black women within the UK to achieve greater equity.
Sources used when seeking reproductive health information in the UK are not necessarily the most trusted, with accessibility being an important factor. Ensuring better fertility and reproductive health information during school education may offset the impact of unreliable sources.

Rare, Available online 23 February 2023, In Press, Journal Pre-proof

On Rare Disease day, Elsevier has launched a new scientific journal called Rare. Open research in rare diseases. Elsevier dedicates a peer-reviewed publication specifically to these lesser known or unknown disorders, with the aim of having a clinical impact on the lives of patients and their families.

The Lancet Regional Health - Southeast Asia,
ISSN 2772-3682

This paper tries to model the expenditure that will be required to attain full UHC in India.