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28 Oct, 2014

5,000 healthcare workers needed

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Kim says at least 5,000 medics and support staff are needed to fight the virus, but says fear is keeping people at home:

Right now, I’m very much worried about where we will find those healthcare workers. With the fear factor going out of control in so many places, I hope healthcare professionals will understand that when they took their oath to become a health care worker it was precisely for moments like this

24 Sep, 2014

Climate Change is ‘costing lives’

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In an interview with Bloomberg’s Trish Regan on Street Smart, Kim discusses the implications of climate change on human livelihood.

Climate change is adversely affecting the lives of people. It is costing lives.

Climate Change Is Costing Lives: World Bank's Jim Yong Kim