Here is to a Healthier New Year

As we look back on 2014, here are five major medical success stories. Child mortality rates have fallen dramatically.  Estimates from The Economist, reported that the world has saved 13.6 million lives since 2001. New data since 2013 has shown that more people are getting HIV treatment than people who are getting infected.  This is... Continue Reading →

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Make This World a Better Place

As we celebrate holidays of faith and good will,  I would like to shine a light on a global call to action. The millennium development goals that were created in 2007 to reduce poverty and inequality worldwide aim to trigger real change in people's lives by piloting examples and supporting national programs that could be... Continue Reading →

The Few Do Not Represent the Majority

Mayor Bill De Blasio asked the media to stop portraying the few who use racist and bigoted comments about the NYPD as the majority.  The mayor said that the vast majority of people believe in peaceful and respectful protest and the NYPD protected people's democratic rights to march peacefully. The mayor said he did not... Continue Reading →

Offering a Glimmer of Hope

The world unites in its condemnation against the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar on Wednesday.  Three days of national mourning will follow. The Pakistani army and intelligence chiefs traveled to Afghanistan to seek help and coordinate efforts locating the Pakistani Taliban responsible for the school attack. Where there was once tensions... Continue Reading →

Let Us Globalize Compassion

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their struggle against the suppression of children and their education. Two years ago, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls in Pakistan.  After recovering from her wounds, Malala has taken her... Continue Reading →

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