Articles by Renzo R. Guinto, MD

A 2014 Emerging Voice for Global Health, Renzo Guinto, MD is the outgoing campaigner for the Healthy Energy Initiative of Health Care Without Harm (HCWH)-Asia, director of #Reimagine Global Health, and co-investigator at the Universal Health Care Study Group and guest lecturer in History of Medicine, both at the University of the Philippines Manila. Recently named 2016 New Voices Fellow by the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC, Renzo is also an incoming Doctor of Public Health student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Reimagining public health in the 21st century

Posted in articles by on May 28, 2016

Last week, my Facebook newsfeed was flooded with posts from friends and colleagues about the practice of public health in the Philippines and abroad. On one hand, my fellow Filipino friend Harvy Joy Liwanag, who is doing his PhD at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, noted in his … Read more »

The Gospel According to Michael Marmot

Posted in articles by on February 17, 2016

  Last January 29-31, 2016, I was blessed to attend the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) – Thailand’s annual global health event – for the third time, and I felt very elated that this year’s award for public health went to Sir Michael Marmot – a global health icon who … Read more »

We cannot have post-COP 21 depression

Posted in articles by on January 7, 2016

It may already be a month since the world’s governments, at last, after 20 years of fancy (and I hope carbon-neutral) conferences, arrived at an agreement for global climate action, but people are still talking about COP 21 – which is a good thing because most UN conferences end up … Read more »

New leadership for global health begins at home

Posted in articles by and on September 4, 2015

Last August 22-24, 2015, nearly 500 new leaders in health research and innovation gathered at the New Leaders for Health (NL4H) Pre-Forum, which was held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila, Philippines. This event served as a prelude to the Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health … Read more »

‘Emerged voices’ speak to the emerging: Ten takeaways from the ‘Manila conversation’

Posted in articles by , , and on September 3, 2015

    In last week’s New Leaders for Health (NL4H) Pre-Forum in Manila, four Emerging Voices alumni – three from Class 2014 (Renzo Guinto, Nasreen Jessani, Bhaskar Purohit) and one from Class 2012 (Beverly Ho) – participated in a panel entitled “Emerging Voices for Global Health: The Future of Health … Read more »