This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by examining how and why social determinants differentially impact health, healthcare, and health outcomes.

Nanotechnological Applications in Virology, Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2022, Pages 195-218

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing the role of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment, and development of vaccines of these viral diseases. Nanotechnology could be a great ally for a new way to fight these viruses and treat these diseases.
This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 11, 12, and 3 by highlighting the role of indigenous peoples and local communities’ cultural customs, lores, and practices in relation to managing their land and other natural resources; they need to be appropriately understood and acknowledged for public and environmental policy decision making.
This Article supports SDGs 3, 6, and 13 by showing consistent and positive correlations between cholera seasonality and precipitation and, to a lesser extent, between cholera seasonality and temperature and flooding in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 22, June 2022,  P845-856

This study supports SDGs 3 and 6 by reporting findings from the first WHO global survey assessing infection prevention and control programme implementation at the facility level, and highlighting key gaps: for example, only 68% (302 of 446) of low-income countries had continuously available water services.

Background: An alarming number of public health-care facilities in low-income and middle-income countries lack basic water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH), and waste management services.

Globally, about 18 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year1 and 450 million people (equally composed of both sexes) suffer from severe mental illnesses (SMI). A significant subgroup of patients with cancer and SMI are disadvantaged in terms of screening for distress and psycho-oncological care.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 6 by assessing the level of hand hygiene implementation and its drivers in health-care facilities through a global WHO survey; 25% of health-care facilities in low-income and middle-income countries were found to lack basic hygiene services, including access to clean water.

Clinical Decision Support for Pharmacogenomic Precision Medicine: Foundations and Implementation, 2022, Pages 85-106

This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by bringing attention to the inequity in access to pharmacogenomic implementation efforts and how CDS can address this issues.
A Health Policy paper on the health impacts of banned pesticides in the Yaqui population in Mexico, in the context of SDGs 3, 10, and 12, highlighting recommendations for system-level solutions and policy change to current US, UN, and global laws.