Hans Rosling is not just an internet star and sword swallower - he's a brilliant global health professor who's intent on saving lives.
If you're one of the few who hasn't seen Hans Rosling in action, I'd check out this amazing story on the global health professor from Sweden on PBS NewsHour this week. Who else but Rosling can make health and development statistics seem so...exciting?! And, really, the more engaging the presentation method is, the more people connect; and the more likely we all are to spread the word about why people are dying in the developing world.
Back in 2006, Hans Rosling became an internet sensation after a TED talk he gave on global health - you'll see why here:
Watch Rosling Brings Life, Sword-Swallowing to Health Statistics on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.