You have to fit in sometimes to make people comfortable to listen to you.
I've done a lot of practical anthropology, living in villages with people and realizing how difficult it is to get out of poverty. When in poverty, people use their skill to avoid hunger. They can't use it for progress.
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When I have an argument with someone, even with someone I am not very close with, I can’t sleep at night thinking about it. It’s terrible. But I still manage speak out frankly because I have also been gifted with the ability to read people. I can sense when they start to get irritated with me, and then, I shift.
To get away from poverty, you need several things at the same time: school, health, and infrastructure – those are the public investments. And on the other side, you need market opportunities, information, employment, and human rights.
|Birth:||27th July, 1948|
|Profession:||Physician, Professor, Speaker, Statistician|
Hans Rosling was born in Uppsala, Sweden. He is a Swedish physician, professor, statistician and public speaker. From 1967 to 1974 he studied statistics and medicine at Uppsala University. He became a licensed physician in 1976 and from 1979 to 1981 he served as District Medical Officer in Nacala in northern Mozambique. He discovered an outbreak of konzo, a paralytic disease, and the investigations that followed earned him a Ph.D. degree at Uppsala University in 1986. He is the Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institutet and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation, which developed the Trendalyzer software system. He rose to international celebrity status after producing a Ted Talk in which he promoted the use of data to explore development issues. The Foreign Magazine named him one of the “100 Top Global Thinkers of 2009”.
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