The world has made impressive progress in health over the past few decades, leading to untold lives being saved. Just as risk managers have learned it is impossible to eliminate risk, the public health community is learning the value of building resilience.
November 6 is about more than one candidate or one ballot measure or even one outcome. It's about every eligible citizen taking responsibility for the power they've been given and using it. It's about making our voices heard. It's about more than ourselves.
We're now 30 years since AIDS was first identified as a killer disease, and roughly a decade since the world finally got organized to fight the pandemic. Against all odds, we are now succeeding in turning the tide of the epidemic.