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Stirring up healthcare’s melting pot

They’re calling it Moon Shots – a plan to accelerate development of cancer-fighting drugs. And for Ronald DePinho, the challenge is as much organisational as it is scientific. But he’s not alone. Many argue that in order to meet the avalanche of demand for healthcare that lies ahead, the sector must get much better at team working. “It’s about the … Read more…

Let’s mix it up!

In 1996, I stood on a poplar-covered slope in Pakistan above a valley where the Karakoram, Pamir, Hindu Kush and Himalayas fight it out in a grand confusion of jagged peaks and deep ravines. Crops of alfalfa swayed gently in the breeze. “All this was barren land, until we had the irrigation channel,” Farhat Khan told me. Khan and his … Read more…