Hans Rosling, visionary global health leader who used data to debunk pervasive development myths, has died

The development field has reacted with sadness at the death of the Gapminder co-founder and global health expert who was celebrated for his compelling use of data to debunk development myths and misconceptions.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.

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