Episode: 47: Global Health Check-Up with Dr. Kelly Henning


Follow the Data Podcast Logo
Subscribe
47: Global Health Check-Up with Dr. Kelly Henning
Tobacco is a deadly killer, claiming over seven million lives every year, with most of the deaths occurring in low- and middle- income countries. Mike Bloomberg has been committed to tobacco control since first entering office as New York City Mayor, and Bloomberg Philanthropies has invested one billion dollars to help implement tobacco control measures. Dr. Kelly Henning leads Bloomberg Philanthropies’ public health program. She’s been on the road, visiting countries across the world, as part of a “global health check-up”. She spoke to the foundation’s operations lead, Allison Jaffin, about the progress countries are making, sharing lessons learned and stories from the road.

Follow the Data Podcast
Users who viewed this episode also viewed...

Follow the Data Podcast > 3: Saving Lives by Improving Health Data Around the World

Hear from partners of our Data for Health Initiative, which aims to help over one billion people in developing countries to live healthier and longer lives by establishing reliable health data to inform health programs and policy.

Follow the Data Podcast > 21: Gone Fishing

The United Nations International Coral Reef Initiative has declared 2018 the International Year of the Reef. Coral reefs are home to one in every four fish in the ocean, and are a critical backbone of ocean ecosystems. Unfortunately, climate change and destructive fishing practices threatens to destroy 90 percent of reefs in the next three decades...

Follow the Data Podcast > 51: Times Square: The World’s Plaza

This spring, officials celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Broadway pedestrian plaza in Times Square. Before 2009, Times Square was mainly reserved for cars -- offering little to no pedestrian space. The streets and sidewalks were infamous for being cluttered and congested by traffic. Today, Broadway through Times Square is a lively pedestrianized plaza, with space for people to walk, sit, eat and soak in the city...
Comments (0)

Login or Sign up to leave a comment.

Log in
Sign up

Be the first to comment.