Mother and child, Madhya Pradesh, IndiaFlickr, DFID Researchers Discover Powerful Cure for Poverty and Inequality – Health If you could only do one thing to reduce poverty and inequity around the world, say experts in global development, the best thing you could do is reduce the disproportionate burden of disease…
Why did Bill Gates pick the year 2035 as the point at which we would see no more poor countries? Maybe it was the recent Global Health 2035 report. Put simply, Gates believes improving health is one of the most powerful – maybe the most powerful – means of fighting poverty. And he’s backed up by data.
A week of big meetings surrounding the United Nations in New York, including a pivotal discussion of tackling non-communicable diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes … in poor countries.