Which Grantmakers Are Making Awards in Maternal Health? Report Examines the “Landscape.”

This interesting and readable report is on the website of the Maternal Health Task Force, which I describe below. I thought the report was a must-read for grant-seekers in global health. Following are some highlights from the report with a few added comments of my own and some relevant links....

July 28, 2011

Diabetes Prevention: Jim Knickman on the Huffington Post, and Other Resources on This Chronic Disease

Jim Knickman, whom many of you know from his current job as president and CEO of the New York State Health Foundation (and/or his former job as a vice president of research and evaluation at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) wrote a column this week for the Huffington Post. His topic was...

July 21, 2011

Research on Medicaid: What Have Foundations Been Funding?

Medicaid has been in the news over the past few weeks, as President Obama and members of Congress debate whether to make cuts to the federal-state program for the poor and disabled (and to other large entitlement programs) that could help reduce the federal deficit. GrantWatch Blog has gathered...

July 14, 2011

The Three Most-Read GrantWatch Blog Posts during June 2011

Their topics are health reform, long-term care (PACE), and global health—specifically noncommunicable disease. In case you missed the Health Affairs/GrantWatch Tweet and/or e-alert when they were sent out, the list of most-read posts follows. 1. “How to Educate the Public about the ACA:...

July 7, 2011

Foundation Blogs Round-up: Safety Net, Global Health, Health Reform, Children, & More

GrantWatch Blog has been on its Fourth of July break. Below, in this post-holiday edition I’ve gathered links to several blog posts that you may want to add to your reading list. Global Health Malaria: “Saving Lives: When the Impossible Becomes Possible,” Alexandra Farnum on the Bill and...

July 6, 2011