- Economics. Don't understand it, don't like it.
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Mon, Dec 31 2012 12:21:468. The essence of economics is price. For those in health who argue for access free at point of delivery, we kill the soul of the economist.
- Sin taxes are paid by consumers, not industries.
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Tue, Jan 01 2013 09:35:16Platitudes on obesity: "joined up" thinking/"working together." We must target junk food/drink industries with taxes. bbc.in/WXguWV.
- Off to Geneva to celebrate AIDS.
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Fri, Jan 04 2013 22:11:49In Geneva to investigate how AIDS has potential to lead a transformation in global health. AIDS can be the catalyst for phenomenal change.
- Now off to Turkey. Toodlepip!
- Stuck in a swanky hotel. Nightmare.
- Now in Tanzania...
- Then on to Norway...
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Tue, Jan 29 2013 15:15:12Meeting in Oslo this week to define key ideas for the future of global health governance. How should the global health architecture change?
- Back to Geneva...
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Thu, Feb 14 2013 14:28:04Everybody came to Geneva slightly apprehensive about a fight over GBD. In fact, we all leave having learned something, with greater respect.
- The slippery slope...
- More air miles. Now in Botswana to do, er, something.
- — richard horton (@richardhorton1)Wed, Mar 06 2013 07:35:16In Botswana, interesting and strong support for a life-course approach to health goals: specific targets for separate groups in life cycle.
- Good luck guys!
The wisdom of Richard Horton
Officially, Richard Horton edits the Lancet. Mainly, however, he jets around the world writing incredibly pompous tweets and sharing his juvenile, flat-pack left-wing opinions. His Twitter byline is "Welcome to a Permanent Attack on the Present". Oh, to be 17 again.
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