Nature Profiles Data Expert Hans Rosling’s Efforts On Global Health, Poverty Reduction
Nature: Three minutes with Hans Rosling will change your mind about the world
“…[Hans] Rosling, a physician and epidemiologist, … is still trying to arm influential people with facts. He has become a trusted counselor and speaker of plain truth to United Nations leaders, billionaire executives such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and politicians including Al Gore. Even Fidel Castro called on the slim, bespectacled Swede for advice. Rosling’s video lectures on global health and economics have elevated him to viral celebrity status, and he has been listed among the 100 most influential people in the world by the magazines Time and Foreign Policy. Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says, ‘To have Hans Rosling as a teacher is one of the biggest honors in the world’…” (Maxmen, 12/14).