Tag Archives: Global Health
As the noncommunicable disease epidemic reaches all countries, government officials and public health professionals need high-quality, accessible data about NCD risk factors to make informed decisions. A partnership of Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Australian government, the $100 million...
September 21, 2017
Philanthropy has awarded important grants for advocacy efforts related to HIV/AIDS—for example, helping to reduce stigma, expand legal services, and inform policy. But that funding is often the only money allocated to advocacy, a powerful weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Advocacy is...
August 11, 2017
The private sector should seek to empower local innovators, not just with cash and product donations, but also with the technical support and mentorship needed to grow their ideas into solutions to improve the health and well-being of people for generations to come. Read about the Global Health...
August 2, 2017
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