Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, on the importance of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the health sector and why we are currently living at the expense of the present and future generations.
Many pension funds around the world invest their money in the tobacco industry, among others. Australian cancer specialist Bronwyn King is successfully fighting to change this.
According to experts, economic growth theoretically leads to better health among the population. Not everyone benefits in the same way, however, and industrial production is frequently also linked to environmental damage.
Digitalisation brings both opportunities and risks. Experts on digital health believe that if private data is protected securely and new technology is put to appropriate use, the advantages far outweigh the drawbacks.
The health systems across Europe are facing similar challenges owing to demographic change and increasing expenditure. Solutions to these challenges can be found relatively easily using suitable strategies, according to European experts.