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Hans Rosling

Is measles vaccination the biggest unrecognized success in global health?

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

During an interview with CNN this week, Dr. Hans Rosling - iconic co-founder of Gapminder and professor of global health at the Karolinska Institutet ...

The Number You Can Always Trust

Steven Crandell | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Next time you hear an amazing statistic, listen to your intuition and start asking questions about how the number was generated and what part of human experience was left out of the equation.

World Population Day: 18 Groups Taking Action

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Thursday, July 11th, is World Population Day. The United Nations estimates that global population will swell to 9 billion by the year 2050. Most of t...

Cuba's Supposedly 'Emancipated' Women Are Still Boiling Their Babies' Diapers Over Fires

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.15.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

In a country where a washing machine costs an entire year's salary, we can't talk about women's emancipation.

Fareed Zakaria: 'Rest Of The World Has Begun To Catch Up' To U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hans Rosling of Sweden's Karolinska Institute shares some interesting data with Fareed Zakaria on CNN's upcoming special, 'Restoring the American Drea...

Three global health trends for the next decade

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

In the past two decades, the international donor community has ushered in a historic expansion of global health programs. Through multi-country initi...

Developing Communities - Not Countries

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

Guest post by Felipe Cabezas. "There is no such thing as the Western world and the developing world." - Hans Rosling The speakers at Monday's TEDxCh...

A Near TED Experience

Ann Medlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ann Medlock

A few weeks ago I was asked to talk at TEDxPugetSound, one of the many regional "franchises" that are now springing up. I was allotted 10 minutes to talk about "Global Heroes."

Ted@State: A Trip To The Nation's Capitol

Adriana Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adriana Dunn

The U.S. political system is no longer inaccessible and shrouded in secrecy. The prime example of this new attitude was yesterday's TED@State talk.