Dr. Melvin Sanicas is a physician - scientist specializing in vaccines, infectious diseases, and global health. He is a 'citizen of the world' who has lived, studied, worked in The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, US, and UK. His op-eds, articles, and blogs have appeared in The World Economic Forum Agenda, The Project Syndicate, Huffington Post, TED Ed, Forbes, El Pais, and in over 40 print and online publications worldwide. He is a partner at the Brighton Collaboration, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS