Future of Rail: trends in rail passengers, rail freight, railway innovation - Rail Trends Keynote

Future of the Auto Industry - mega trends impacting the auto industry. Futurist Keynote for Belron

How to make virtual keynotes more real and engaging - how I appeared as an "avatar" on stage when I broke my ankle and could not fly to give opening keynote on innovation in aviation for. ZAL event in Hamburg

"I'm doing a new book" - 60 seconds to make you smile. Most people care about making a difference, achieving great things, in a great team but are not interested in growth targets. Over 270,000 views of full leadership keynote for over 4000 executives

Futurist Keynote Speakers - how Futurist Keynotes transform events, change thinking, enlarge vision, sharpen strategic thinking, identify opportunities and risks. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best known Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Colonies on Mars, space travel and how digital will help us live decades longer - comment before keynote for 1400 at Avnet Silica event

Future of Travel and Tourism after COVID. Boom for live experiences. What this means for future of aviation, airlines, hotels, restaurants, concerts halls, trends in leisure events, theme parks. Travel Industry Keynote Speaker

Quiet Quitters: 50% US workforce wish they were working elsewhere. How engage Quiet Quitters and transform to highly engaged team members. How to tackle the Great Resignation. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

The Great Resignation. 50% of US workers are Quiet Quitters. They have left in their hearts, don't believe any longer in your strategy. 40% want to leave in 12 months. Connect with PURPOSE to win Quiet Quitters. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

Future of Human Resources, virtual working, hybrid teams, motivation, management, future of motivation and career development. How to develop high performance teams. HR Keynote Speaker

Speed of change often slower than people expect! I have successfully forecast major trends for global companies for over 25 years. Focus on factors driving long term changes, with agile strategies for inevitable disruptive events. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Agile leadership for Better Risk Management. Inflation spike in 2022-3 - what next? Expect more disruptive events, while megatrends will continue relentlessly to shape longer term future globally in relatively predictable ways. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Crazy customers! Changing customer expectations. Why many decisions are irrational. Amusing stories. Lessons for Leadership, Management and Marketing - Futurist Keynote Speaker VIDEO

TRUST is the most important thing you sell - TRUE for every business. How to BUILD TRUST, win market share, retain contracts, gain new customers. Future of logistics and supply chain management - Futurist Keynote Speaker

Future of Sales and Marketing beyond COVID - hybrid event in Vilnius: physical audience of 800 + 300 virtual. Digital marketing, location marketing. How to create MAGIC in new marketing campaigns. Future of Marketing Keynote Speaker

Chances of 2 people in 70 having same birthday? Managing Risk in Banking and Financial Services. Why the greatest risks are combinations of very unlikely events, which happen far more often than you expect. Keynote speaker on risk management

Compliance is Dead. How to build trust. Reputation of banks and financial services. Compliance Risks. Why 100% compliance with regulations, ESG requirements etc is often not enough to prevent reputational damage

Life's too short to do things you don't believe in! Why passionate belief in the true value of what you are selling or doing is the number one key to success. Secret of all leadership and marketing - keynote for 1100 people in Vilnius October 2021

Future Manufacturing 5.0. Lessons from personal life for all manufacturers - why most manufacturing lags 10-15 years behind client expectations in their day to day life. Manufacturing 4.0 --> Manufacturing 5.0. Future of Manufacturing Keynote

80% of sales are won or lost in 3 seconds, How to grow your business by giving attention to small things that really matter. Future of Marketing, Futuris Keynote Speaker - Pardavimu formule in Vilnius

AIDS Update - latest figures and AIDS video

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future Health Care and Pharma Keynote Speaker

Most of the figures are from UNAIDS or other official sources including reliable in-country surveys.

AIDS prevention works - we can stop the spread of HIV - lessons from Uganda - Video

Comment by Dr Patrick Dixon, Founder of ACET, about how corporations can help stop AIDS. HIV prevention can produce huge falls in infection rates in teenagers

 

Global Situation

  • 85 million HIV infections total by 2007
  • HIV / AIDS kills more than any other infectious disease
  • 45 million men, women and children alive with HIV
  • 40 million AIDS deaths
  • 5 million new HIV infections a year
  • 2% of global population 15-45 years carries HIV
  • More than 90% with HIV are in the poorest nations
  • 20 million children under 15 lost mothers to AIDS
  • 60% new infections are women
  • Half of all infections are in people under 25 years old

S E Asia

  • 5-11 million have HIV in India alone. Epidemic in far earlier stage than Africa

China

  • Hard to be certain of situation
  • Rapid spread among drug users and now into general population

India

  • More cases of HIV than any other country
  • African-style spread at huge speed among 1.2bn population (50 times Uganda).
  • Absence of high profile national campaign.
  • 2.5% infected in Bombay with HIV. Active STDs carried by 48%.
  • Up to 1000 new infections a day in Bombay
  • Numbers with HIV in India by 2015 could exceed that in all Africa today

US

  • 1 million HIV infections to date increasing by 20,000 a year (down from 100,000 a year). To compare, the ten year Vietnam war claimed 50,000 US lives.

Africa

  • AIDS biggest single cause of death
  • 25 million people have HIV
  • 5% of all people aged 15-49
  • More women infected than men

Botswana

  • 40% pregnant women have HIV in some urban areas
  • Average is 18%

Uganda

  • Level of HIV infection among teenage girls was 22% and now 7%

Kenya

  • Business survey found AIDS costs almost 4% of annual profits
  • GDP will be 15% less than otherwise by 2005

South Africa

Zimbabwe

  • 20% of population has HIV. One antenatal clinic recently found 60% of pregnant women in the area had HIV.

Prevention

  • Treatment of STDs is highly effective. In a recent Tanzania study, six communities with improved STD control had 40% fewer new HIV infections than nearby areas. Circumcision also protects against HIV transmission
  • Condoms: Vietnam 40 million to 117 per year from 1991 to 1995
  • Thailand 15 million condoms to 88 million from 1990 to 1992
  • Thai men have reduced numbers of partners and practice more celibacy and faithfulness - dramatic reduction in HIV rates among new military recruits. Nationwide the annual rate is 25% of the 1990 level.
  • Uganda HIV rates have fallen dramatically in young women.


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