On Monday, the second blog by me and the partner I worked for in the last 10 months went live on the World Economic Forum blog.
The silent pandemic that threatens the global economy
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer and diabetes are a silent pandemic of our own making and a real threat not only to human health but to global prosperity. To put this threat into perspective: the cumulative direct and indirect costs of NCDs over the next 15 years will be about five times the costs triggered by the global financial crisis in the 15 years following 2008, according to Bain analysis based on data from the World Economic Forum and Harvard University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Continue reading here: http://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/02/the-silent-pandemic-that-threatens-the-global-economy