A microblog of Global Health ideas, aiming to challenge and inspire - because apathy is simply not an option.
If countries are serious about combating NCDs, an exponential increase in the scale and scope of these measures is needed to incentivize the production, trade, and consumption of healthy food… and to ensure a whole-of-government approach to public health.
- Helen Clark, UNDP
It is only by discussing and questioning the inequalities in society - that we will find solutions to overcome them.
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.