Tag Archives: Global Health
In their new Annual Letter, Bill and Melinda Gates are optimistic about progress in global health. And the most important factor in reducing childhood deaths is increasing global vaccination rates, they say.
February 21, 2017
RAND Europe has released a new report on global mental health research funding. The authors have used a "bottom-up" approach that looks at funding acknowledgments by researchers in papers published between 2009 and 2014. The authors analyzed nearly 230,000 papers.
August 16, 2016
Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, is quoted in this post as saying that everyone—"leaders in both the public and private sectors"—must ensure that "we mount a robust and comprehensive response" to the Zika virus here in the United States.
June 23, 2016
This round-up also includes posts on global health (immunizations in Africa), improving physicians' waiting rooms, and certain foundations' reporting of what they have funded.
June 15, 2016
Join us Tuesday, June 14 for a global health forum covering patient safety, cancer care, universal health coverage, and innovation. Follow live tweets with #globalhealth.
June 1, 2016
For many providers, providing care to refugees has been a financial stress or unsustainable. A foundation's early funding to an upstate New York hospital helped lead to a financially sustainable care model for this vulnerable population.
May 4, 2016
There is much that the Canadian and US health systems can learn from each other. And the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released "Global Ideas for US Solutions," a Call for Proposals on adapting ideas on health and health care from other countries.
March 22, 2016
Read recent "people news" at health philanthropies around the United States and see an ABIM Foundation/Council of Medical Specialty Societies RFP.
December 29, 2015
This Thanksgiving week post also alerts readers to a new Kaiser Family Foundation animated video called Health of the Healthcare System and a global health post on the continuing incidence of childhood diarrheal disease.
November 24, 2015
The UN is addressing the dangerous conditions on roads all over the world in two of its new Sustainable Development Goals. Global road safety interventions funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies have saved an estimated 125,000 lives.
September 30, 2015