"This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Gro Harlem Brundtland on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Gro Harlem Brundtland on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Gro Harlem Brundtland on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Gro Harlem Brundtland on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Gro Harlem Brundtland on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries."
"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."
"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."
"You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition."