Posts tagged ‘Health’

  • Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaks to villagers about Ebola virus precautions outside Ganta Forum Article

    We all have a stake in the battle against Ebola

    Dear World, In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. … more

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more

  • A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta Young Global Leaders Article

    Fighting Ebola from the grassroots

    As a global community, our ability to respond to the Ebola crisis gripping West Africa… more

  • A girl receives polio vaccination during an anti-polio campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad Forum Article

    Why it pays to invest in disease prevention

    As leaders convene in Istanbul for the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Unlocking Resources for… more

  • Professor Oldhafer prepares for liver surgery with support of tablet computer at Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek Forum Event

    Digital will tear apart healthcare – and rebuild it

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A member of Romania’s Airclub performs on a glider during Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport in Bucharest Forum Article

    3 ways to be a more mindful leader

    It’s been more than a decade since I started exploring the intersection between excellence in… more

  • 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… more

  • ASIMO, a humanoid robot created by Honda, serves tea to a visitor during the Johannesburg International Motor Show Forum Event

    The robot revolution has already begun

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • brain Forum Article

    A new way to understand the human brain: Interview

    Cutting edge techniques that use light waves to visualize and stimulate the brain could offer hope for… more

  • A sister of the Franciscan order plays with children in Lambare city, near Asuncion Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The app changing the way we look at poverty

    If we’re aiming to not simply alleviate poverty but eliminate it altogether, we need to understand its… more

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    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • 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… 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… 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… 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… more

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    Do trans-fat bans save lives?

    The use of artificial trans fat or partially hydrogenated oil – which is… more

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    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… 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… more