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Sturgeon Joins International Health Policy Taskforce (BBC)
January 18, 2018
From the article:
Nicola Sturgeon has been invited to join an international health taskforce which aims to save "millions of lives".
The 13-strong group was set up by billionaire Michael Bloomberg to promote policies to tackle obesity and alcohol and tobacco consumption.
...other members include President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay, Norwegian health minister Bent Høie, Masood Ahmed, president of the Centre for Global Development, former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark, and former WHO director general Margaret Chan.