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
While future funding by the United States for global health remains unknown, our analysis finds that any cuts by the United States now would significantly reduce development assistance for health going forward.
July 26, 2017
The World Health Assembly’s election of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to serve as its 9th Director-General may be the most momentous in the Organization’s 70 years for reasons far beyond electing the first African.
June 19, 2017
The Future Of Investment In PEPFAR: Understanding PEPFAR’s Multiple Economic, Health, And Diplomatic Impacts
There is much concern about the future of PEPFAR under the new administration. Health Affairs’ published research demonstrates the program’s contributions to economic stability in recipient countries, support for strengthened health systems and governance, and increased access to health services.
April 17, 2017
While health aid consumes a mere 0.25 percent of the federal budget, it is a great investment with tremendous returns for the American people.
April 17, 2017
The election for the next Director General of the World Health Organization has stirred a quiet but important conversation: do we really need a WHO and, if yes, what do we really need the WHO to do? The next DG needs to help answer both of those questions.
April 6, 2017
The Israeli system rests on the concept of competing private health plans selling care in a market of empowered consumers. But one crucial difference is how Israel approaches the question of what it means to be covered.
March 22, 2017
No one metric can capture the intricate and complex nature of population health. Instead, we need a matrix of indicators to gain a full picture of health and how it is changing.
March 17, 2017
The outcome of the 2016 elections has set into motion an expected but nonetheless deeply damaging anti-abortion agenda that is slowly taking form in the Trump administration’s early days -- aided by the Republican majority House and Senate.
March 3, 2017
Becoming a physician is a lifelong dream for many. Having the opportunity to train in the United States is also a deeply held ambition for countless aspiring doctors around the globe. We are living out that dream.
February 24, 2017