New strategies to strengthen health sector:
No bitter pills
The problem of storing drugs and dengue fever are
two main issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible. The
very first task I did soon after commencing work is taking immediate
steps to provide essential drugs. Within the next three months the
drug shortage will completely end.
Pyromaniac, thy manuscript will not burn!
It is called ‘biblioclasm’ or ‘libricide’. It is
censorship in its most brutal, visible and intimidating form. It is
the practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other
material in public, typically motivated by moral, religious or
political objection. Famous cases of libricide include the torching
of the Library of Alexandra and the destruction of Mayan codices by
Spanish conquistadors and Catholic priests.
Towards a nuclear weapons free world
In recent weeks and months, the issues of
nuclear disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation have assumed a new
urgency on the world stage. Energetic diplomatic efforts are
heralding long overdue progress on nuclear weapons issues in the
postCold War era.