Gudula Steiner-Junker believes in the healing power of humor. In addition to offering special workshops on laughter, she also pays regular visits to patients at Mainz’s university hospital to help brighten up their day.
Thousands in Venezuela are dying of totally preventable illnesses. Hospitals and pharmacies now lack a majority of medicines. The black market for medicines on social media is as tragic as it is transparent.
Despite progress in the treatment of the illness, it remains a serious worldwide threat. The Fifth Gala for the German AIDS Foundation joins the fight against the disease - with an arsenal of singing and laughter.
The German cabinet has approved a measure allowing the use of medical marijuana in certain cases. The law also stipulates that the drug would be covered by public health insurance policies and grown by the government.
Improving healthcare access and wellness for underserved populations around the globe - these are the aims of John Sargent. DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge talks to him in Davos about capitalism and sustainability.
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