The emergence of “ocean risk”

I attended the inaugural Ocean Risk Summit in Bermuda. The event identified opportunities for innovative approaches to building resilience.

Food Sustainability Index wins at World Media Awards 2018

The Food Sustainability Index won the "Brand & Media Owner Partnership" accolade at the World Media Awards in 2018.  The judges said that “this partnership created a genuine tool, and the choice of partnership was crucial to its impact. The tool lives beyond the campaign to help improve our world.”

Inequality in access to care undermines cancer-control efforts in Latin America

In July 2017 a study I edited was released: a major report on cancer control in Latin America, with a focus on inequality in access to care. The report is based on the Latin America Cancer Control Scorecard (LACCS), which assesses cancer-control policies and programmes in 12 Latin American countries. 

Index highlights need for political and financial commitment to improving access to healthcare

In June 2017 I presented the results of a major new index on global access to healthcare at a conference organised by The Economist Events.

Significant policy gaps exist for delivering integrated care for people living with heart disease

In May 2017 a study on global heart health that I edited was published following a pre-launch at a major heart health conference in London in November 2016.

Cancer survivors need more integrated care pathways

In late 2016 I led a significant new research programme on cancer survivorship, which was  published in early 2017.

Developing countries are ill-equipped to manage the growing chronic-disease burden

For Davos 2017 The Economist Intelligence Unit has released a new report on the impact of non-communicable diseases in developing countries. I was the lead editor of the study.