This COP24 side event will showcase the Health and Climate Change report findings and recommendations. It will provide 1) a global state of knowledge on the interconnection between climate change and health issues and 2) an overview of the...
Joe CerrellNew @WHO report shows the value of health gains from climate action would be 2x the cost of mitigation policies at global level save around 1m/year globally by 2050 through reductions in air pollution
Diabetes and cancer are becoming bigger problems in the developing world, but companies aren’t making treatments easily available.
Joe CerrellImportant work by @AtMIndex highlights need to ensure #access2meds to tackle the rise of #NCD in LICs. This is currently addressed in 54% of communicable diseases projects vs only 5% of cancer projects.
While donors and governments with the capacity to provide resources at a global scale can replenish these ‘Global Health Funds’, domestic donors can partner with their respective governments to set up similar mechanisms to multiply the impact that...
In the three years since the Global Financing Facility (GFF) partnership was founded, it has shifted from providing support to four frontrunner countries to being active in 16 countries and helping a further 11 to develop the investment case that...
War, disease, famine and death – but are we right to be pessimistic about human health around the world? We look at data dispelling the myths about the state of global health.
Joe CerrellSo important to look beyond the headlines to see the trend lines: @Telegraph shows the big picture in terms of health and security is one of steady – and, often, dramatic – improvement.
Since the Sustainable Development Goals were set in 2015, the world has come a long way in measurably improving lives but new results show just how far the world still needs to go in order to meet its 2030 targets.
Joe CerrellAhead of policy leaders meeting in NYC next week, @BrookingsInst reveal where we are with the SDGs. While there's cause to celebrate, we still have a long way to go, business as normal leaves +40 million lives at stake
The United Nations is establishing a high-level panel co-chaired by Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma and the wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates to make recommendations on ensuring "a safe and inclusive digital future."
Joe CerrellTechnology has enormous potential to drive progress + improve lives worldwide. Great to hear @melindagates + Alibaba’s Jack Ma will co-chair new @UN High-Level Panel on #DigitalCooperation to help navigate a safe and inclusive digital future