‘Health is Wealth’ at Davos
“Public health is long recognized as a core pillar of inclusive growth and human development.”
World leaders met in Davos to discuss at the
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014
“Investing in public health makes strong economic sense”
“Health doesn’t just make us happier. It helps economic growth,” said Mauricio Cárdenas, Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Colombia. “We have to think of health as an investment decision.” Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA, agreed: “If you are seeking to try to improve the economic status of a nation, a focus on health is wise.”
Watch the summary of the ‘Health is Wealth’ Session from 25 January 2014 here
Posted on January 28, 2014, in End Stigma, Events, International conferences, Mental Health, Update and tagged end stigma, Global Health, Global Mental Health, Mental Health. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.