Reflections on World Health Day

Martin Khor What is the most precious thing in the world which unfortunately we take for granted and realise its true value when it is impaired? Good health, of course. In the last Global Trends, I wrote about the importance of water on World Water Day. On April 7 we celebrated World Health Day. Water and health are the most critical things in our daily life. In the 1980s, the World Health Organisation’s director-general Half­dan Mahler steered through a declaration with the popular slogan “Health for all by the year 2000”. We crossed into the 21st century without realising that noble goal. Although health has improved in most countries, due mainly to cleaner water…
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