on December 6, 2019
This week’s issue will pay, among others, attention to COP 25 in Madrid (the flurry of climate related news and reports included a rather alarming WHO Health and Climate change Survey report ), a new World Malaria Report, the ICASA conference in Kigali and a GAVI Board meeting in Delhi. We also come back briefly on World AIDS Day, and of course, many of you are already gearing up for UHC Day next week (12 December), with Dr. Tedros & Rob Yates no doubt leading the pack 😊.
Earlier this week, as I was reading A-E Birn et al’s brilliant paper in a new Globalization & Health Supplement, ‘What matters in health (care) universes: delusions, dilutions, and ways towards universal health justice’ (in which, among others, the authors contrast UHC with Universal Health Justice), I thought of Emmanuel Macron’s labelling of NATO as ‘braindead‘ a few weeks ago. As you know, I’m a lot more diplomatic than Jupiter 😊, and granted, Macron might have subconsciously thought...