Wellthcare

February 2013 – October 2014

An exploration to better understand how communities define their health and whether it was possible to create it

This work began with the insight that the demand for care in high-income countries had outstripped supply and would continue to do so – despite the many innovations I’d seen as the Physician Editor of TEDMED. I believed that at the heart of the challenge was the inability to see health as more than just the ‘absence of disease’. I sought to find new definitions of health, as well as practitioners trying to work with them. This project was the foundation of all of my other projects.

Report

The_Wellthcare_Manifesto_01

The Wellthcare Manifesto

Pritpal S Tamber

March 2016

RELATED ARTICLES

Can Health Return to Being a Civic Value?

If so it becomes more likely that we'll work with broader understandings of health and potentially unlock our thinking

Wellthcare and My Ongoing Blogging

A quick post that I'm going to spend more time writing about Wellth than what it takes to optimise clinical knowledge

What an Emergency Landing Tells Us About Wellth

How a group of strangers started to take care of each other

Realising the Need for Wellthcare

There is value in community that keeps us healthy; it's time to explore how to nurture it
Scroll to Top