Monthly Archives: January 2010

Lessons Britain’s Health Service Could Learn From Third World

An interesting article on what Britain’s National Health Service could learn from health care innovation in developing countries can be found here. The basic problem in all richer countries, argues…

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The Methuselah Generation

I was born in 1949, which landed me squarely in the Baby Boom generation. Having celebrated my sixtieth birthday in June, I find my mind has been turning to some…

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When will a Pope call for birth control?

Given the reality that is the Catholic Church, it’s encouraging that Pope Benedict used yesterday’s New Year address to underline the need for environmental responsibility – and to change their…

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BRAC Founder Fazle Hasan Abed Honoured

Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and Chairperson of BRAC, is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services in tackling poverty and empowering the poor in Bangladesh and more globally.…

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