September 9, 2014

Global Health Expert, Statistician Speaks in Statler Auditorium

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Global health expert and statistician Hans Rosling debunked common notions about the “developing world” and urged attendees in the packed Statler Auditorium to become aware of shifting realities.

“When we talk about the world, we are full of emotion,” he said. “We don’t start with facts — this is the problem.”

Swedish medical doctor Hans Rosling speaks about the developing world and global demographics during a lecture Tuesday. (Michelle Feldman / Sun Senior Editor)