Posts tagged ‘healthcare’

  • People practice yoga in Times Square as part of a Summer Solstice celebration in New York Forum Article

    How we can all build a healthier future

    We are at a seismic moment in two major ways: how nations care for their citizens’ health and how businesses invest… 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

  • Mark Pollock walking Young Global Leaders Article

    My robotic legs and the frontiers of innovation

    How do you lead in a crisis: a disaster on Mount Everest, an oil spill, a collapse trapping 33 Chilean miners… more

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    How can China ensure healthcare for all?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • 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

  • A worker harvests fresh produce from a tower at Sky Greens vertical farm in Singapore Forum Article

    Could vertical farms feed the world?

    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    What do China and the US tell us about inequality?

    Rising income and wealth inequality in many countries around the world has been a long-term trend for three decades… more

  • 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 handles stock of medicine in the Pharmacie de la Sante Publique (Public Health Medicine) warehouse in Abidjan Forum Article

    The secret weapon in the fight against counterfeit drugs

    Millions of people die each year from infectious diseases like malaria, TB, HIV and diarrhoea, many of which have drug… 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

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    Why healthcare is coming closer to home

    Traditional healthcare systems are in trouble. In the OECD, costly hospitals and clinics dominate health services, and… more

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    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with families directly… more

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    Is ending malnutrition unrealistic?

    The world has generally become a much better place to live in during the last half century. Sceptics will scoff at the… more

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    How treating mental illness pays for itself

    In rich countries, 38% of all illness is mental illness. It particularly affects people of working age, where it… more

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    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

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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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    How Africa is fighting back against Ebola

    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