Divergence from the EU on vaping and smokefree products is a quick win from leaving the EU that will improve public health.
Posts Tagged: World Health Organisation
Iain Dale: People will die as a result of the EU’s Covid games. But don’t expect the media to criticise Saint Macron.
The British government has been commendably muted on the behaviour of von der Leyen and other politicians.
Across the world’s poorest counties, it is predicted that at least 90 per cent of people in 67 low-income countries won’t get vaccinated this year.
Stephen O’Brien: The challenge of converting world-class research into British economic success. Here’s an example than works.
We should double down on Product Development Partnerships, which are alive and well in the field of public health.
WHO special envoy says it is “wonderful” that the UK’s “bravery” in spacing out vaccine doses “seems to be associated with even greater protection”.
Paul Ratner: My obsessive compulsive disorder story. The £100 billion plus cost of poor mental health. And what Ministers should do.
Lockdown has heightened OCD sufferers’ symptoms and hampered their treatment. There is a fierce urgency for innovation.
Garvan Walshe: Democracies need to pull together to stop Chinese subversion of the open global economy
We deceived ourselves into thinking that as China grew richer, its political system would become more democratic.
Publishing the figures will underline that Ministers are striving to be balanced. Never mind how it looks, though: better statistics will lead to better decisions.
The Coronavirus coverup, assaults on democracy and the appalling genocide of the Uyghur Muslims mean that the world must distance itself from the CCP.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
During this crisis, people have forgotten that it fulfils diplomatic functions as much as scientific ones.
Crispin Blunt and Sue Pascoe: It’s time to correct the stoking of alarm and spreading of misinformation about trans people
As a Party, we should hold out a helping hand to all those who still face the difficulties of daily life – who still cannot be their authentic selves.
James Rogers: We’re in the G7 and are members of NATO. But we need a new alliance of democracies – the D10.
Britain is said to be keen to build such a coalition to include the existing G7 members, alongside India, South Korea and Australia.
Ben Roback: When masks become memes: The partisan political climate has hurt America’s fight against coronavirus
There is still time for the president to show leadership on this issue, but the window of opportunity is narrowing.
Neil O’Brien: Bullying, hostage taking, censorship, bribery. How China is dealing with its critics abroad.
Economically and politically, Beijing takes advantage of asymmetric openness: we’re open to them, but they are not to us.