Despite being preventable and curable, tuberculosis is one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases—and COVID-19 is making it even harder to diagnose and treat it. Enter these healthcare visionaries, who've made it their mission to move the world closer to the goal of ending tuberculosis.
Two experts in the field share the latest understanding and research into conditions like pediatric plaque psoriasis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and pediatric active psoriatic arthritis—diseases that afflict children and can have long-term damaging effects into adulthood if not properly treated.
The novel coronavirus has exposed deeply rooted disparities across the healthcare system which disproportionately impact communities of color. The way to begin to pave the way for lasting change? Inclusive innovation, community outreach and policy work—and a passion for fighting for an equitable future.
For National Nurses Week, read about how Johnson & Johnson has long supported and championed these essential healthcare workers—from QuickFire Challenges to help bring their ideas to life to a policy that allowed medically trained employees, like nurses, to take paid leave to provide medical services on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health equity is a process and an outcome. Mobile healthcare is one way we can combat the historical legacy of disadvantage in healthcare, where too often providers are separated from the disadvantaged population.
— Pierre Theodore, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Global Public Health, Johnson & Johnson