public health

A collection of 2 posts

May 25, 2020

We need narratives, not numbers

We need narratives, not numbers

One of the elements sorely missing from this current pandemic induced crisis are better stories. In our obsession with data, and our focus on numbers, we’re missing the larger role of narrative. Without narrative, we remain lost in the wilderness of confusion and chaos.

May 12, 2020

The need for better public health education

The need for better public health education

The missing link in this crisis is effective public health education. We ought to double down on our belief that the answer is earning the trust and consent of people, rather than demanding their obedience.