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An Afternoon with Hans Rosling – Part 3

This is the third and final post about Hans Rosling’s presentation in Geneva, Switzerland which I had the pleasure of attending. The previous two posts can be found here and here. In this post, I share some additional reflections on … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Hans Rosling – Part 2

In my last post, I wrote about Hans Rosling’s visit to the World Health Organization and my conversation with him. In this post, I share some reflections on presentations from Rosling’s 90-minute talk on global health trends.  Rosling was in … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Hans Rosling – Part 1

Today, I had the good fortune to meet and speak with Dr. Hans Rosling, the international rock star of statistics. I then had the pleasure of watching him give a fascinating 90-minute presentation on some key global health trends. A … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Speech by Bruce Aylward

I have a special interest in this TED Talk for two reasons. First, the talk is given by Bruce Aylward, a fellow Canadian and one of my colleagues at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Bruce is a physician … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect

Have you ever tossed a pebble into a lake when the water was completely calm? Although the pebble is small, the effect is large. From that tiny “plop”, ripples begin to spread out in all directions. And it never ceases to … Continue reading

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