Battling the Future of National Health Service in the UK [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/89322579″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Lord Nigel Crisp is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords in London, England, where he speaks mainly on global health and international development. He was Chief Executive of the National Health Service in England—the largest health organization in the world with 1.3 million employees—and Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health between 2000 and 2006. Previously he had been … Continue reading “Lord Nigel Crisp, Former Chief Executive of the National Health Service, and Former Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health”
The Role of WHO: A Leader’s Perspective Gro Harlem Brundtland (MPH ’65) was the Director-General of the World Health Organization from 1998-2003 and first woman Prime Minister of Norway. In 2010, the UN Secretary General appointed her a member of his “High Level Global Sustainability Panel”. In the 1980s, she served as chair of the World Commission of Environment and Development, also known as the Brundtland Commission, and drew international attention to the need for sustainable development. Today, Brundtland travels … Continue reading “Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former World Health Organization Director-General”
Lessons Learned as Minister of Health in Mexico The inaugural Decision-making: Voices from the Field seminar featured Dean Julio Frenk of the Harvard School of Public Health discussing lessons learned from his experience as Health Minister of Mexico.