Why everyone has fewer children today than ever before
Child survival. The dramatic improvement in child survival globally has brought babies per woman to as low as 2.2 in Bangladesh; 2.3 in India and 3.97 in Ethiopia. These are not anomalies. This is the norm. Furthermore, in cities, such as the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, the number of babies per woman is less… Read more
Watch this space on GHW:
This week on GHW we’re dissecting the myth of overpopulation as a global health issue. Read more
I don’t like to say it. But I will be taking a tiny hiatus from writing. I am, as ever, dedicated to contributing to this discourse with well researched pieces. Thank you very much to all who read – my readership has grown so much recently and I am grateful to you all. I am… Read more
The “Thinker’s” Guide to becoming a useful citizen of the world.
So this is going to be a very different kind of post. (New month, new me! Right?) I’m going to share some of my ideas about global citizenship; and how I feel about navigating life in both a sensory, intentional and intellectual way. Let’s hope I don’t ruffle too many feathers. But then again, that… Read more
SERIES: Part 4 – Consequences of Rising Incidence of Obesity in the United Kingdom
In my opinion, the consequences of increasing incidence of obesity fall into four key dimensions: individual, societal, structural and economic. This is Part 4 of my Obesity in the UK series. If you missed Parts 1, 2, or 3 – mainly dealing with the consequential factors of obesity. Read more
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