Veteran journalist and foreign correspondent, now leading the open-access “Health Policy Watch” daily news service. As a correspondent for Newhouse News Service and The San Francisco Examiner, covered the 1st Gulf War, Oslo Peace Process, among other milestone events. Long stint at WHO was focused on strategic Comms in health and environment arena. Started out life as a poet and political reporter for Knight-Ridder News. Expert in diverse dimensions of reporting, analysis, advocacy and outreach at the nexus of health policy and sustainable development.