The Framework Convention On Global Health: A Call For Leadership From The Global Health Trio

In the current issue of Health Affairs, we explore a pivotal moment of opportunity and peril in global health, while identifying the leadership challenges of “the global health trio” -- the World Health Organization, the United Nations, and the World Bank.

January 12, 2017

Working Together Around The World To Kick The Big Tobacco Habit

We must boldly communicate the importance of tobacco control to keep it on the global public health agenda, says this author, who directs Bloomberg Philanthropies' work in reducing use of tobacco.

January 5, 2017

Global Health Policy: A Health Affairs Resource Hub

We've created a Global Health Policy hub. Here you’ll find recent the most recent global health policy articles and blog posts from Health Affairs, plus links to our global health theme issues of the journal.

December 23, 2016

Global Vaccine Development: Lessons From The Road To A New HIV Vaccine Trial

This latest step in a global effort to develop an effective HIV vaccine builds on a legacy of failure, hubris, and reinvention. Each stage of this history has much to teach us about the development of preventive vaccines in general.

December 21, 2016

US Adults Trail 11 Other Countries For Affordable, Accessible Health Care

A Web First study released by Health Affairs found that 28 percent of US adults reported having at least two chronic health conditions, a higher percentage than in any other country.

November 16, 2016

Countries Transitioning From Donor Health Aid: We Need A Common Research Agenda And Mechanisms For Action

Large numbers of countries that have achieved middle-income status are in the process of transitioning away from significant donor aid that they have been receiving for their health programs. Millions of lives are in the balance. This is going to be one of the top issues in global health.

November 4, 2016

People Post: Staff And Board Changes In Health Philanthropy

Read "people news" from foundations around the country.

September 27, 2016

Routine Testing for HIV: Ten Years On

A decade has passed since CDC’s groundbreaking recommendations, which begs the question “How are we doing?”

September 16, 2016

Who’s Funding Mental Health Research Worldwide?

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

Six Reasons That Justify A ‘Marriage Of Convenience’ Between HIV And Noncommunicable Disease Programs

The HIV community recently adopted targets and actions to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. However, this ambitious goal will not be fully realized unless health systems in sub-Saharan Africa address another threat that looms large on the horizon: the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.

August 5, 2016