June 2014 archive

A fossil-free BMA?

That this Meeting, recognising the Lancet Commission’s description of Climate Change as “the greatest threat to human health of the 21st century”, urges the BMA to: facilitate the widest possible alliance of healthcare bodies to ensure that the co-benefits to health more

Posted on Tue, 24 Jun 2014

Our first look at what the post-2015 MDGs could look like- Post-2015 Blog Series Part 9

Been a while since I wrote a blog about the post-2015 development agenda. A lot has been going on in the last couple of months on this topic and a lot is still to come.   The theme of post-2015 events recently has very much been focused on the youth sector with the World Conference more

Posted on Wed, 11 Jun 2014

Is this really progress at all? Trade at the 67th World Health Assembly

Trade is a myriad concept to most of the health profession. Negotiated by economists, industry, foreign ministers and the World Trade Organisation the health profession muzzle down and continue their own work. But the potential impacts of trade on health are colossal and cannot be ignored. This more

Posted on Mon, 2 Jun 2014

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