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Cracking cancer is among the most ambitious goals of contemporary medicine. We have never been closer. A tremendous amount of innovation is ongoing. I'm finally at the epicenter of it all, and in a position to help shape it, at least in some small way. This is no coincidence. Here's why: cancer is personal.
For too long, business saw global health purely as a burden. This is unnecessary and outdated. Although dire, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, and diarrhoeal diseases can be re-framed in terms of entrepreneurial opportunity, technology leapfrogging, and business model inventions.
WHO aims at empowering high burden, low- and middle-income countries to develop a strong and self-sustained TB research community. This is needed to reach the ambitious targets set by the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Of all the experiences I’ve had over the course of my life…perhaps the thing that’s prepared me most for entrepreneurship is parenting: being ultra efficient due to time constraints, taking negative feedback better (some would say that wasn't hard given the starting point), being ultra-aware of your environment, modeling how your kid questions e
Whatever you think the future holds, you are most likely wrong. [...] If somebody were to ask you: what does the future of Internet use look like, would you be excited and immediately produce a lot of data backed up by clever analysis? Would you stop short of that, paralyzed by the question?
As upcoming goals, the United Nations should enact basic sanitation, healthcare and governance in failed or collapsing states not simply because of moral concerns, but because of our own safety concerns. You would think we would have learned to deal with globalization by now.
The countries involved in the epidemic are not structured to handle this size of outbreaks. Strong support in the past week from NGOs and foreign governments has yet to be converted into tangible results (and likely won't for additional days/weeks).