How sexualization and stereotypes about Asian women have taken over the lived experience of Asian women

Growing up, I used to help my mom during the summers around her day spa. I have a distinct memory of this one summer day I spent there when I was in my early teens. I was sitting quietly, reading a magazine when a man stormed up the stairs to…

When it comes to engaging consumers on contraceptives and sexual and reproductive health topics, things can get a little tricky. There’s often a lot of back and forth on deciding who is the primary audience, which as often as not ends up concluding “young women”… without much more thought to…

Around the world, COVID-19 has changed the way that we live. Social distancing, lockdowns, masks, and other infection control efforts have been successful in many places, helping to decrease transmission and death while also creating new challenges in the ways we interact with the healthcare system. …

In Nigeria, the majority of medicines and health needs are accessed at the community level, via primary health centers, retail chemists, Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs), and Community Pharmacists (CPs). Since PPMVs and CPs play a significant role in Nigeria’s health care delivery systems, it is crucial to work…

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the way that we interact with healthcare worldwide. The pandemic and associated lockdowns have caused people, providers, and producers to shift the way that they interact with one another in order to maintain positive health-seeking and adoption behaviors. …

Re-thinking access to healthcare

With nearly 200 million people, Nigeria has the largest population in Africa and has rapid projected growth with increased health needs to meet the growing population. The United Nations estimates that Nigeria will reach more than 400 million by 2050 and nearly a billion people by 2100. …

COVID-19 has changed the way that we live our daily lives around the world. In India, households have been under lockdown since 25 March, forcing significant changes to healthcare seeking behavior. Leaving home to see a doctor or to go to the pharmacy has become more difficult and the pandemic…

Things may seem tumultuous in the world right now but not here at Nivi — we’re excited to share the news that we’ve reached 2 million users! That’s 2 million users that we are guiding through conversations about sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and COVID-19 to improve health literacy and…

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One of the benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people no longer ask me if I work with skin and seem to actually know that epidemiology is the study of diseases. But does that mean they really understand what an epidemiologist is? No. Now it’s just understood that epidemiologists…

The most vulnerable population might not be who you think they are. Often times when we think of vulnerable populations, we automatically think of low- and middle-income countries, which makes sense when you look at the things we see on the news. …

Diana 수미 Klatt

A millennial epidemiologist trying to change how we learn and connect. Co-founder @ Global Caveat | Senior Product Manager & Social Epidemiologist @ Nivi

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