The mHealth Moment

We are in a very unique historical moment when it comes to both mobile phone technology and global health.   But in a few years time, mHealth will be so routine and seem so natural that we will wonder what life was like without it.

Iran Denied A Seat on UN WOMEN

Moments ago,  the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations selected 41 members of the executive board of the newest UN body, UN Women.  And much to everyone's surprise (and, overwhelming pleasure) Iran was kept off the board.

India on the Security Council? Not Likely

An announcement by President Obama that the United States would support India's ascension to a permanent seat on the Security Council is less about the future of the  Security Council and more about firming up India as a reliable American ally.