Global Health Quotes by Henri Frederic Amiel, Bill Gates, William J. Clinton, Ban Ki-moon, Mandy Moore, Paul Farmer and many others.
I am personally overseeing changes that include the establishment of a global health emergency workforce.
The president recognizes that funding global health is good for national security, domestic health and global diplomacy. Consequently, President Obama has steadily increased funding for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, which was created by President Bush and has strong bipartisan support.
Birth control has almost completely and totally disappeared from the global health agenda, and the victims of this paralysis are the people of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Water and sanitation has not had the same kind of champion that global health, and even education, have had.
I travel the world visiting global health programs as an ambassador for the global health organization, PSI, and sometimes the disconnect I see is truly striking: people can get cold Coca Cola, but far too infrequently malaria drugs; most own mobile phones, but don’t have equal access to pre-natal care.
The return on investment in global health is tremendous, and the biggest bang for the buck comes from vaccines. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective health investments in history.
I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.