Front cover of SDG Stocktake report
The United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Global Private Sector Stock take report report offers an appraisal of private sector contributions to the SDGs so far and outlines a clear pathway for private sector action over the next seven years.
Improvements in diagnosis and treatment are enabling people with HIV to liver longer; this study seeks to understand the evolution of comorbidities in an ageing cohort of people with HIV.
Previous studies have shown that people with HIV are at an increased risk of non-communicable diseases, this systematic review and meta-analysis collates data from 188 studies done in 21 sub-Saharan Africa countries and shows that people with HIV have an increased incidence of multiple NCDs, including hypertension, diabetes, and cervical cancer. Although more research is needed, this results highlight the need for improved treatment and prentative approaches to minimise the risk of people with HIV also developing non-comminicable diseases. Good health and wellbeing should not solely be focused on HIV managment; this study shows the growing risk of other diseases that have to be mitigated.
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Rehabilitation Robots for Neurorehabilitation in High-, Low-, and Middle-Income Countries
Current Practice, Barriers, and Future Directions
2024, Pages 471-498

This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by raising the general and ethical issues around access to rehabilitation robot technologies and discusses them in the context of inclusivity—a term that encompasses affordability and other common issues that may justify limiting or increasing use in low-resource settings in HICs and LMICs.
This Personal View supports SDGs 3 and 13 by calling for more research into the contribution that physical activity can have in adapting to rising global temperatures and, more broadly, to climate change.
The increased exposure to violence and sexual crimes among Indigenous women, girls, and Two Spirit people results from longstanding historical trauma and anti-Indigenous racism. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) movement emerged as a result of the need for governments and organisations in the USA and Canada to act against acute violence towards Indigenous people
Elsevier,

The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, Volume 7, October 2023

From setting research priorities to developing research outputs, Sinéad Rhodes’ work involves coproduction with children, parents, teachers, and clinicians. Rhodes has received numerous awards for her public engagement work, including a Royal Society of Edinburgh medal for Innovation in Public Engagement and the Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science, which recognise her commitment to public engagement within her own research and beyond.
The persistent challenge of aligning mental health services and practices with the principles of the National Mental Health Law remains a central objective.
This article provides novel insights for further improvements in tomato quality while also developing water-saving irrigation techniques.
Front cover image of UNGC SDG Playbook for SMEs
The UN Global Compact Network UK, in partnership with Irwin Mitchell, has developed the SDG Playbook for SMEs: a step-by-step guide to help smaller companies unlock the competitive advantages associated with embracing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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