Posts tagged 'Health'

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we tackle mental health disorders?

    One in four of us will experience mental health problems at some point in our lives, and because many of these… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The silver lining to the scourge of mental ill health

    There are an estimated 450 million people worldwide with mental health disorders. Three quarters of them live in… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why baby boomers are not ready to retire

    For decades we’ve been hearing about the coming demographic transformation, when millions of baby boomers in America… 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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why social entrepreneurs see the opportunity in waste

    Gone are the days of sanitation languishing in the shadows while other basic human needs take the spotlight. In the… 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

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    My father's accident, my medical breakthrough

    No one would disagree that everyone deserves the best healthcare. However, that’s always been impossible to achieve… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Innovation in health monitoring

    “Our cars have about 400 sensors or more to figure out how the engine works and monitor the health of the engine… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Emerging technology as an agent for change

    The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies has released its annual list of breakthrough… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive… more

  • Forum Article

    Why ageing is an issue for emerging markets

    One in every two children born today will see their 104th birthday. This was just one of many remarkable predictions… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Milk refrigeration in rural India

    “This will be revolutionary for food security in areas that don’t have reliable electricity… The impact will be… more

  • Forum Event

    Davos 2014 in photographs

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Three priorities for better healthcare in Africa

    When people think of emerging markets, it’s the BRICs that come to mind. But I believe that many African countries… more

  • Forum Event

    From bright ideas to lives saved

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Strategic Partners Event

    Innovating beyond R&D

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland