Posts tagged ‘disease’

  • Doctor Zhang and a fellow doctor hold up medical images of a patient’s stomach at Beijing Friendship Hospital Forum Article

    How China’s health reforms will affect the world

    China’s high economic growth during the last three decades is well known. But less attention has been paid to the… more

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    Four key facts about the Ebola crisis

    The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria)… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What African governments can do to fight malaria

    Almost 20% of all infectious diseases are “vector-borne”. These diseases – the theme of this year’s World… more

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    Nigeria’s surprising weapons in the fight to save lives

    World Health Day draws attention to the fight against vector-borne diseases – diseases that are transmitted by… more

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    How can humans bite back at mosquitoes?

    This year,  the theme of World Health Day on 7 April is  “vector-borne diseases.” To many people living in Europe… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Interview: A new weapon in the fight against cancer

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2014. RNA-based therapeutics is… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are we prepared for a viral pandemic?

    The outbreak of the H7N9 bird flu in China should be viewed as a major global concern. So far, there have been 127… more

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    The full value of childhood vaccines

    If you want to know the value of vaccines, just spend some time in a clinic in Africa. The faces of the mothers and… more

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    Can immunization reach every child?

    Ask most people to name the two biggest causes of death among children, and they will most likely say malaria and HIV… more

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    What if a deadly new virus jumped from animals to humans?

    Nathan Wolfe is Visiting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University and the Chief Executive Officer of… more

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    Taking the next leap forward in health

    We are living in an age of extraordinary progress in health. While the world is having great difficulty coming together… more

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    Biotechnology: Best line of defence against disease?

    Andrey Zarur predicts that through biotechnology we'll be able to cure diseases within months In the 14th century… more

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    Why we can be optimistic this World AIDS Day

    When World AIDS Day was first commemorated in 1988 there was very little to be optimistic about. Today, there is real… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    How can we ensure the success of precision medicine?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Event

    Can India feed all its children?

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon

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    Are non-communicable diseases taking aim at India?

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The top 10 emerging technologies for 2012

    Emerging technologies are critical to building a sustainable and resilient future. But without new understanding, tools… more

  • Forum Event

    Davos 2012: don’t allow health care costs to bankrupt your country

    Annual Meeting 2012

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland