January 20, 2016Mexico
In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…
November 30, 2012Noncommunicable Diseases
THOMAS BOLLYKY: Good afternoon, I am Tom Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development. This event is entitled, "Is There a Seat at the Table for the Food and Beverage Industry …
April 25, 2019Nigeria
Bishop Oyedepo, head of the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry (Winner’s Chapel) is commonly regarded as the wealthiest preacher in Nigeria, with an estimated personal net worth of $150 million. His fleet of four jets includes a Gulfstream V, which cost $30 million.
March 1, 2019Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Teaching Notes for Plagues and the Paradox of Progress, written by CFR Senior Fellow Thomas J. Bollyky, in which he traces the rise and fall of infectious disease and the challenges and opportunities that unprecedented health achievements pose for our future.
November 7, 2017Health
Understanding the speed, scale, and drivers of the shift to noncommunicable diseases at the country level and estimating the preparedness of health systems for that shift is important for the health planning, budgeting, and policy formulation of national governments and donors.
April 21, 2017Nigeria
On April 12, Nigeria’s principal anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), announced that it had found $43.4 million stashed in a vacant apartment in Lagos. The cas…