Investment is needed in health programs that can lower future rates of NCDs and hence make BRICS citizens more productive with healthier, longer lives.Read More
About the Author
Kermit L. Jones MD, JD is an internal medicine resident at Rush University Medical Center. Prior to Rush he was a 2012-2013 White House Fellow at the Department of Health and Human Services. He is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, speaks Hindi and Urdu, and has worked as a physician in Vellore, India.
Jay Bhatt DO, MPH, MPA is the Chief Innovation Officer at the Chicago Department of Public Health as well as a geriatrician in Chicago. He is originally from Gujarat India, and worked on global health issues while at the Harvard Kennedy School.