Providing Basic Public Health Measures Will Save More Lives Than Fighting Terrorism
Bloomberg Businessweek: Fighting Disease, Not Terrorism, Will Save More Lives in 2015
Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development
“…If we dealt with the major causes of tragically early death with the same urgency we devote to combating terrorism, we could see even more progress in 2015 and the years that follow. … The past 12 years suggests how rapidly we can make progress if we focus on the biggest causes of tragically premature deaths worldwide — first among which are infectious diseases. … It isn’t about drones or cruise missiles; it’s about the provision of the most basic public health measures…” (1/5).