Editorial: Education Transformation and Universal Health

  • Setyawan Widyarto Universiti Selangor


Education businesses has been transforming into the digital-first world. Digital technology had already been reshaping industries, business models, supply chains when the health - as people issue. Those businesses slow to change have become very vulnerable to disruption by digital natives. The education transformation decisions made by the leaders to determine not only their own future success, but also the survival of their employees, customers, and partners. Therefore, the special issue theme for the journal is Education Transformation and Universal Health. According to the United Nations, the global population will balloon from 7.6 billion to 9.7 billion by 2050. The world is currently experiencing to respond to these trends and attract greater amounts of investment in disease prevention and health promotion research in order to ensure that an expanding global population can live better and longer lives. Environmental degradation, climate change, humanitarian emergencies escalation, technology innovation, may have been shifted due to the lack of leader’s commitment. A global commitment to a universal right to healthcare are all driving change in many ways. The links between health, poverty, and sustainable development have been addressed by global governing bodies and multi-stakeholder partnerships. In order to keep populations healthy, new technologies and techniques are needed. Increasing life expectancy will lead to a doubling of people in the world who are at least 60 years old to roughly 2 billion by 2050, and then a tripling of that age group fifty years after that, according to the United Nations. Meanwhile, the current global healthcare workforce is rarely trained to work with older people, according to a report published by the World Health Organization in 2016.

How to Cite
Widyarto, S. (2020). Editorial: Education Transformation and Universal Health. Selangor Science & Technology Review (SeSTeR), 3(2). Retrieved from http://sester.journals.unisel.edu.my/ojs/index.php/sester/article/view/185