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Five Ways Innovation Is Advancing Public Health

Remarkable progress has been made over the last century in enhancing public health, driven largely by advances in science, medicine and our understanding of how disease manifests in the human body. As a result, the average life expectancy doubled during the 20th century.

While these achievements have been transformational, I believe we’ve only begun to see the benefits for public health that these advances can offer. As we look to the future, I see five ways that new innovations in healthcare could change the practice of medicine for people around the world for generations to come: