Health for all

Seth Berkley and Henrietta Fore – Imagine a world where affordable, quality health care is available to every person, and where infectious disease and infant and maternal mortality are as rare in the poorest parts as they are in wealthier countries. The world has already come a long way toward meeting this goal. But to…

When it comes to vaccine misinformation, social media needs to be proactive in finding solutions

In recent weeks, several digital platforms, including Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram and Amazon, have finally announced plans to crack down on anti-vaccination content and ads from their sites. This follows mounting pressure and concern regarding the role that digital and social media has played in undermining confidence in vaccines by enabling the dissemination of misinformation…

Meet the 100 Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The World Economic Forum and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have partnered and selected 100 Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution in 2019. This builds on the success of the initiative, which began in 2017. The entrepreneurs will benefit from a tailored programme where they discuss the future of their industries with government and business leaders…