Posts tagged ‘Health’

  • Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi Forum Article

    Lessons from China on universal healthcare

    Subsidized health insurance is unlikely to lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC); insurance coverage doesn’t always… more

  • A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province Technology Pioneers Article

    14 tech predictions for our world in 2020

    We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world. From printable… more

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    Why we should teach our children patience

    It is challenging but necessary to teach children to be patient, as all parents know. In the short run, patience… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Serious about sanitation? Listen to the community

    According to a 2014 report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, 1 billion people around the world practise open… more

  • Forum Article

    Do trans-fat bans save lives?

    The use of artificial trans fat or partially hydrogenated oil – which is industrially produced by adding hydrogen gas… more

  • Forum Article

    Is social media good or bad for young people?

    If the million-dollar question is whether social media is good or bad, the more fraught, scientifically researched… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Six ways social media can improve your health

    Social media has markedly changed the way people interact with their healthcare providers, changing the status quo when… more

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    The future of healthcare in East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

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    Global health means economic health

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Social Entrepreneurs Event

    How can we get vaccines to remote villages in Africa?

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    How can Africa leap ahead to better health?

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    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