2000–2200 Quo Vadis

The growing burden of non-communicable diseases such as stroke, cancer and diabetes on state budgets means that personal health cannot be the sole responsibility of the individual. To what extent should the state intervene to ensure healthy behaviour? At what point does public policy intrude too far into our right to choose what we eat and the lifestyle we lead?

Contributors

Dr Amina Aitsi-Selmi, Consultant Research Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House 

Sarah Boseley, Health Editor, the Guardian

Moderator and Host: Professor David Heymann, Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House