A microblog of Global Health ideas, aiming to challenge and inspire - because apathy is simply not an option.

The fact that NCDs have overtaken infectious diseases as the world’s leading cause of morbidity and mortality has profound consequences. This is a seismic shift that calls for sweeping changes in the very mindset of public health.
- DG Chan, WHO
I am driven by different metrics. We must look beyond the fiscal, to the fulfilling, the fair. Then, and only then, will we realise transformative change.
Knowledge is power. Knowledge will bring transformative change.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
The moment we begin to think only of ourselves, will spell the beginning of the end for humanity.

My latest lecture on NCDs - using the IHME’s Global Burden of Disease resources.