World Health Day

World Health Day: Governments Need to Step Up to the Plate

Karen Sadler | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Karen Sadler

Monday is United Nations' World Health Day, where those of us working to improve the health of people across the globe traditionally deliver a clarion call to galvanise people into action. It's a moment when, to paraphrase Kofi Annan, we remind world governments that health is to be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for.

World Health Day Highlighted That We All Have Something to Teach and Something to Learn

Dr Mark Britnell | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK
Dr Mark Britnell

Recognizing that we all have something to teach and something to learn - in line with the spirit of World Health Day - will be crucial for success in the changing dynamics of the new healthcare paradigm.

Don't Let Health off the Hook on World Environment Day

Dr Mark Britnell | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK
Dr Mark Britnell

As the government looks for new ideas for economic growth and job creation, and Rio+20 looks for a greater commitment to sustainability, the NHS can truly lead the world in advanced energy systems, in lean delivery systems, and in new technologies.