Global Health Quotes

Global Health Quotes by Henri Frederic Amiel, Bill Gates, William J. Clinton, Ban Ki-moon, Mandy Moore, Paul Farmer and many others.

In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
The huge turnout for Live 8 here and around the world proves that thanks to the leadership from people like Tony Blair and Gordon Brown the world is beginning to demand more action on global health and poverty.
Demand that your government pays more attention. It’s immoral that people in Africa die like flies of diseases that no one dies of in the United States. And the more disease there is, the more political unrest there will be, leading to more Darfurs, which the U.S. will have to pay to fix.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight.
Pneumonia is a disease that often flies under the radar of not just the public but even the global health community. It kills more children under 5 years old every year than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined.
The model of the teaching hospital, which links research to teaching and service is what’s missing in global health.
It is the world’s first Ebola epidemic, and it’s spiraling out of control. It’s bad now, and it’s going to get worse in the very near future. There is still a window of opportunity to tamp it down, but that window is closing. We really have to act now.
We are more capable of turning around our global health crisis than we think.
As I see it every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself.
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 essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right.
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.
Science is beginning to catch up with global health problems.
William Foege
Our work in global health is about things like cutting childhood deaths, and every year we continue to make progress there.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.