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“International cooperation is a necessity”

"International cooperation is a necessity" The Covid-19 pandemic clearly shows that global health problems can only be solved if all countries cooperate. That is why the WHO should be strengthened, says Bettina Borisch, expert on global health care. She is convinced: "We won't get very far on our own." open PDF article (Language [...]

March 19th, 2021|PDF article|

ZUKUNFTSREPUBLIK – 80 Vorausdenker*innen springen in das Jahr 2020

Um ein Land zukunftsfähig zu machen, braucht es vor allem eines: kreative Köpfe, die über das Morgen hinausdenken. Darum haben die Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber 80 herausragende Persönlichkeiten zusammengebracht, die unsere Zukunft mit ihren Ideen entscheidend prägen werden. Das Buch ist ein Feuerwerk an Zukunftsvisionen, persönlichen Einschätzungen und Wegweisern für die sechs Kategorien Bildung, Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Gesundheit, Politik [...]

February 10th, 2021|Article, Newspaper article|

Interview with WFPHA

Taiwan has been very effective in managing the COVID pandemic. One of the persons behind this success is Audrey Tang. Initially  a free software programmer and recently appointed digital minister of Taiwan. I had the possibility to  talk to her about democracy in a digital world.

February 2nd, 2021|Video article|

Radio interview – SRF1

Should we in Western European countries recrute health care professionals in foreign countries such as South Africa? Answers from Prof Bettina Borisch in an interview with Swiss radio SRF1. (Language German) open source from SRF1

January 9th, 2021|Audio, Interview|

How and why do we stay healthy?

The question of what is important in people's lives is examined regularly. It always leads to the same result: health takes first or second place. If health is so high on the value scale, why is it often neglected? Could it be because we only perceive health when it is no longer there, i.e. when we suffer [...]

June 30th, 2020|PDF article|

The Impact of Major Pandemics on Societies

At the start of the COVID pandemic I send a message to my colleagues. We need to stay together – this is the way out! Please listen! I did this as the CEO of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA). The WFPHA is the umbrella organization of all national public health associations – 5 million professionals. [...]

June 3rd, 2020|PDF article|

Sylt News – Endurance test for all health systems

What does such a pandemic mean for a country and its population? At the beginning of the pandemic any guesses of how Germany reacted? KAMPEN / GENEVA The corona crisis shows how important functioning health systems are. The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), based in Geneva, is the global umbrella organization of all national societies [...]

April 16th, 2020|Article, Newspaper article|

WFPHA Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic

At the start of the COVID pandemic I send a message to my colleagues. We need to staytogether – this is the way out! Please listen! I did this as the CEO of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA). The WFPHA is the umbrella organization of all national public health associations – 5 million [...]

March 19th, 2020|Video article|

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