When many of us think about health and how to improve it for ourselves and for others, we envision hospitals, healthy foods, physical activity, and lifesaving devices. But what about visions of clean air, accessible and abundant water, and moderate temperatures?
During Women’s History Month at the Clinton Foundation, we were reminded that it’s important to recognize the progress we’ve made when it comes to achieving the full participation of women and girls across all sectors, as well as the gaps that still remain.
Imagine the power of having all your health care data, your family history, your doctor’s visits, the medications you’ve taken since birth, all in one app.
Until recently, I’d never heard the word brogrammer. The term—used to refer to male coders like those in the testosterone-fueled, high-tech development hives in HBO’s Silicon Valley—also embodies a stark truth: There are very few women in digital engineering.
As the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continues to rise globally, public health agencies have increased their efforts to find scalable, feasible, and effective interventions to prevent their onset. In the United States alone, over 117 million adults suffer from one or more NCDs.