Dr Tim Crocker-Buqué

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights"

Lessons in Bond Financing for Stronger Health Systems

  This article was originally published at Devex.com in September 2016, and was authored by Dr Tim Crocker-Buque and Sandra Mounier-Jack.  The International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) remains unique … Continue reading

17/11/2016 · Leave a comment

How to reduce inequalities in vaccine uptake – a persistent challenge.

Vaccines are one of the most effective public health interventions ever invented. They are the only thing thus far that have managed to eradicate one disease (smallpox) and almost eradicate … Continue reading

23/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Ebola in the UK? What kind of health system would best protect us?

This article was originally published on OpenDemocracy, here on 19th October 2014. It may surprise you to know that Ebola virus is difficult to catch. Ebola is not spread through airborne … Continue reading

16/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Creating the First Tobacco Free Generation

A version of this article was originally published in the August 2014 Edition of Pan-European Networks Government publication.  Humanity has never created anything more deadly than the cigarette. The combination … Continue reading

28/08/2014 · Leave a comment

Why we should ban the sale of cigarettes to people born after the year 2000

A version of this article was originally published on the New Statesman on 28th March 2014. Creating the First Tobacco Free Generation                 … Continue reading

22/06/2014 · 1 Comment

Devex Editorial: Integrating Health into the post-2015 Agenda

This article originally appeared here on http://www.devex.com on 18th November 2013, as part of the European Development Days conference.  Integrating Health into the Post-2015 Agenda           … Continue reading

22/06/2014 · Leave a comment

Drugs, Execution and the BMA

The British Medical Association has long campaigned against execution and was influential in ending the the practice in the UK. At our annual conference today the representative body passed policy to support … Continue reading

27/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Alma Mata at the Royal College of Physicians

Global Health: Developing Leaders Policy and Politicians – How to Engage Alma Mata hosted its 3rd Global Health: Developing Leaders event at the Royal College of Physicians on 26th April. For … Continue reading

02/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Columbia University – leading the way in Global Surgery

One of my main interests is access to essential and emergency surgical services in low resource settings. Surgery constitutes around 7% – 15% of the global burden of surgical disease, … Continue reading

01/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Medecins Sans Frontieres at the Royal Society of Medicine

Originally published 12th September 2011 Last week I had the great pleasure of attending the inaugural screening of the RSM Global Health and Human Rights Film night, in collaboration with the humanitarian charity … Continue reading

01/05/2012 · Leave a comment