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The launch of the report coincides with the initiation
by Gro Harlem Brundtland

The launch of the report coincides with the initiation
by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis,
and I think a good partnership could be established
in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

 

Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States,
Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures
in the USA and Europe alone.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The burden of disease falls on the poor.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

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This is a historic moment in global public health,
demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO,
high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized
that health is central to sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly
attributable to women's physiology.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Cancers of all types among women are increasing.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a
serious brake on the development efforts of many countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

You cannot achieve environmental security and human
development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking,
excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity
and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for
osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers'
suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies
and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women,
as the longevity of the male population increases,
the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Let me first say that I don't think the millennium
target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target.
I think it is a real and achievable goal.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

We have seen SARS stopped dead in its tracks.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Health is the core of human development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development
in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is
at the center of sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007,
we can save 8 million lives each year.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea,
substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing
about 2.2 million people each year,
most of them children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources,
more can be achieved.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat...
The world needs to work together to find its cause,
cure the sick and stop its spread.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

More than ever before, there is a global understanding that long-term social,
economic, and environmental development would be impossible
without healthy families,
communities, and countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific
basis for primary prevention,
the World Health Organization promotes the development
of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases,
rather than focusing on individual ones.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I have seen this happen in recent years with regard
to pharmaceuticals and vaccines,
where, working together, we are improving access to
medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis,
WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention
and control of osteoporosis,
focusing on three major functions: prevention,
management and surveillance.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis
should comprise a combination of legislative action,
educational measures, health service activities,
media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

We are also in the process of defining how best to
work together with food and other companies to address
diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The development of the food industry for both domestic
and export markets relies on a regulatory framework
that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be
truly vanquished not only when granaries are full,
but also when people's basic health needs are met and
women are given their rightful role in societies.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are busy planning the launch of the channel.
I am busy planning all kinds of events that go on the channel without me.
I have started producing a sound for the channel.
- Howard Stern

I am pleased to launch the Friends of Thailand Caucus in the U.S.
House of Representatives.
- Jim Ramstad

When you launch in a rocket, you're not really flying that rocket.
You're just sort of hanging on.
- Michael P. Anderson

When you're getting ready to launch into space,
you're sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen.
- Sally Ride

One song will launch you, but you don't want to be a one-song artist.
- Michael Bolton

It is a challenge to have your launch date slip continuously.
- Marc Garneau

I think the Space Shuttle is worth one billion dollars a launch.
I think that it is worth two billion dollars for what it does.
I think the Shuttle is worth it for the work it does.
- Pete Conrad

The excitement really didn't start to build until the trailer -
which was carrying me,
with a space suit with ventilation and all that sort of stuff -
pulled up to the launch pad.
- Alan Shepard

Lexington did launch its air group when a Japanese carrier was reported.
- Jack Adams

We were ready to launch Barry White,
but the record company wouldn't put it out.
Said it wouldn't sell.
- Barry White

The most anxious time was during launch,
just because that is so dramatic.
- Sally Ride

Nowadays you need so much money to be able to launch a new artist,
notably in America; you would hardly believe the sums involved.
- Giorgio Moroder

We have to be mindful that there is the certainty that
terrorists will attempt to launch multiple attacks against their enemy,
which is us and our allies.
- Cofer Black

I wanted to get superimposed on a shuttle launch.
- Mark Roberts

We'll look at the japanese launch as a model and aspire
to have things go as well as they did over there.
- Trip Hawkins

I don't go along with going to Moon first to build
a launch pad to go to Mars.
We should go to Mars from Earth orbit.
We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced.
- Wally Schirra

Even though NASA tries to simulate launch,
and we practice in simulators, it's not the same -
it's not even close to the same.
- Sally Ride

We launch when we're kind of in the same orbit that
they are in terms of being matched up in inclination in space,
and we're just in a little different altitude.
- Linda M. Godwin

The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human
beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already
quarreling about where they are going next.
- William Faulkner

I'm Chinese-American, of course, and so it's very interesting
to see China actually launch their own astronauts,
becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia,
to do so.
- Leroy Chiao

You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few.
So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible.
Give them authority and hold them accountable.
Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
- Donald Rumsfeld

It is spectacular.
From about five minutes in, when we knew for sure that
we were going to have the weather to go,
the smile on my face just got bigger and bigger,
and I was just beaming through the whole launch.
I mean, it is just an amazing ride.
- Chris Hadfield

George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world
that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat.
Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch
a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes.
- Bianca Jagger

So most astronauts getting ready to lift off are excited
and very anxious and worried about that explosion -
because if something goes wrong in the first seconds of launch,
there's not very much you can do.
- Sally Ride

Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before.
It is under stress organizationally.
Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out
how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations.
- Cofer Black

I think it's good to have competition.
Now we have a third country that can launch astronauts,
so it's good for all of us.
It makes us a little bit more competitive and wanting to be the leader.
- Leroy Chiao

At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured
that the main elements of policymaking were in the
hands of competent loyalists,
thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year.
- Richard V. Allen

The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry -
astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle.
The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency.
- Sally Ride

I began as a model, but that did not really hold my interest for too long!
I believe I stood out from the parade of models trying to make it in Hollywood,
which helped launch my career beyond the one-night-stand horror movie.
- Natasha Henstridge

Now, when we first started, I would be playing something
good and then feel like I wasn't doing the right thing
and launch into some idiotic cliche.
Luckily for me, Bobby was patient.
- Charlie Hunter

So I'll set a cycle in motion and pop it into record
and I'll lay down a drum pattern,
a bass line, a keyboard and guitar part,
and once the groove is going I launch into the song
and sing my song over the top.
- Thomas Dolby

These subsidies from four European governments,
which include aircraft launch assistance,
capital injections, debt forgiveness,
have enabled Airbus to develop and range market airliners well below cost.
- Norm Dicks

Individual scientists like myself - and many more conspicuous -
pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over
Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers.
- John Charles Polanyi

We know that al Qaeda is seeking radioactive materials
and technology to launch a devastating attack,
and that hundreds of radioactive sources have been
lost or stolen in the U.S.
and around the world.
- Ed Markey

Before, being a model, it was just a job,
and I was making fun of it.
But today, I take my career more seriously.
The fact that a reader may buy an Armani item because
she'd seen it on me in a magazine is very important to me.
So much so that I intend to launch my own label.
- Milla Jovovich

As always, we prepare for all sorts of contingencies.
And the first few days of the flight up until docking
on Day 3 are all spent really in the rendezvous because
we launch at a time that puts us in an optimal position to catch up to station.
- Linda M. Godwin


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