Tag: public health

Children from around the world and where they sleep.

I always find this kind of photojournalism incredibly compelling (for instance, one of my favourite books to give as a present is Menzel D’Aluisio’s Hungry Planet).  It’s alway an eye opener to see the breadth of privilege versus basic needs in the world.


Ahkohxet, 8, Amazonia, Brazil


Nantio, 15, Lisamis, Northern Kenya


Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA


Bilal, 6, Wadi Abu Hindi, The West Bank


Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast


Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By James Mollison. Book available for purchase here. Via My Modern Met

Dr. Sara Baker: as interpreted by Kate Beaton #publichealth #funny

Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: look her up. Under her watch the infant mortality rate in New York city went from being one of the worst possible to one of the most enviable, and her ideas on public health and preventative care spread far and wide. She swam against the stream her entire life and she saved thousands of people, what more do you want in a hero?

By Kate Beaton. More on Dr. Baker at wiki.

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