To me, health equity means ensuring that the most vulnerable members of society are given every opportunity to live long and fulfilling lives.
Doug Lau was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He has a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Science (MSc) in political sociology from the London School of Economics and a MSc in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to joining GHC, Doug worked for a number of health-sector NGOs in Uganda and Tanzania and consulted for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) at the agency's global headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. In his spare time, Doug enjoys reading, running, working out, and playing judo.