Recent Blog Entries:
Tobacco, alcohol, junk food, sugary beverages—at least part of their appeal is how heavily they are pushed.
This conference was a call to action for government and NGOs to tackle the barriers preventing adolescents from achieving optimal health.
Activists have to learn to argue the case for tobacco taxation, so that bananas will no longer be cheaper than bidis (hand-rolled cigarettes).
I’m working with interns at the Institute of Wellbeing to start developing guidelines for school and university canteens that will be better for both health and the environment.
How great it is when morning exercise is not only healthy and enjoyable, but a way to reconnect with others in our busy lives!
Who says rural villages in Nepal can’t have great, love stories? And that I can’t write about them?
It’s great to see the international progress on tobacco control…but also useful (albeit painful) to have the occasional reminder of how far we still have to go.
Participants buzzed as they discussed possible answers, laughed and cheered when they scored points and sighed when they didn’t. It was just like a TV game show!
Neighbourhoods that combine a mix of housing, shops, and other amenities make life easier and reduce unnecessary travel, key ingredients to a livable city!
Partners and HealthBridge staff from Bangladesh, India and Nepal gathered in Bangalore, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2017, for the 2nd Livable Cities Meet.