Tag Archives: Public 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
In this post, read recent "people news" from foundations that fund in health and are located from California to North Carolina.
August 3, 2017
Representatives of ten health collaboratives—including hospital leaders, hospital community outreach professionals, and staff of community-based organizations—met in Denver to share experiences and develop skills. What were some of the participants' candid comments, and what did they learn at...
June 13, 2017
Do taxpayers really want the budgets of effective federal public health programs to be cut? Budget decisionmakers are reminded that investing in disease prevention and emergency preparedness protects us all because diseases like pandemic influenza and Zika don't discriminate by party...
June 8, 2017
Health foundations, by and large, have not seen climate change as an area worthy of major investment. Matt James says that view may be changing: health philanthropists are starting to realize that climate change has the ability to overwhelm the progress made in improving human health and...
March 30, 2017
Leadership change will be coming at the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health.
September 16, 2016
The opioid painkiller epidemic in Colorado was the focus of a session at this year's Colorado Health Symposium. The Colorado Health Foundation hosts this well-known annual forum.
August 25, 2016
Read about staff changes at foundations from Maine to California. Interested in being a foundation president? There's an opening.
July 22, 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
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Altarum Institute, and Oliver Wyman consulting firm seek to better understand the challenges that vulnerable patients face in accessing health care information and to make recommendations for improving access to such information.
May 25, 2016