Tagged: Bloomberg

NEWS: Alcohol Policy Best Buys Top Investments For Health, Economy

“Saving lives, spending less: a strategic response to noncommunicable diseases” reveals, for the first time, the financing needs and returns on investment of the WHO cost-effective and feasible “Best Buy” policies to protect people from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the world’s leading causes of ill health and death. It shows that for every US$ 1 invested in the alcohol policy best buys, there will be a return to society of at least US$9 in increased employment, productivity and longer life…

NEWS: Bloomberg, Harvard Launch City Leadership Initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University Launch Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Bloomberg Committing $32 Million for New Leadership Program for Mayors and Senior Aides; University to Design Comprehensive Program of Support to Advance Public Sector Management and Innovation…

NEWS: WHO: Bloomberg Named Global NCDs Ambassador

Michael R. Bloomberg Becomes WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases
WHO has today named Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, philanthropist and former three-term Mayor of the City of New York, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).NCDs (including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases) and injuries are responsible for 43 million deaths each year – almost 80% of all deaths worldwide…