Pablo Gaitán-Rossi is a health researcher at EQUIDE, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. His research focuses on health equity, well-being and social policy. His academic interests are on food insecurity; mental health; and maternal health and early child development.
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Geosocial networking apps can be a helpful tool to study larger cohorts in HIV research and assess health interventions
Dating apps have changed the patterns of sexual behaviors in most demographic groups, with potential consequences on the risk for HIV and STI transmission. A study recently published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty used a geosocial networking app for gay men to assess HIV incidence among users. Beyond HIV control, these apps could potentially play an important role in promoting general health and wellbeing.
Dr. Nistara Randhawa is an epidemiologist at the Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA. Her work bridges the worlds of animal, human, and environmental health; R programming; disease modeling; and visual story telling.