Health Philanthropy’s Role In Uncertain Times, NIH Funding, Oral Health: A Round-Up Of Foundation Blogs
These thoughtful pieces on some daunting challenges were published by foundations and a foundation grantee.
April 27, 2017
We are seeking posts from guest bloggers for the blog's section on health philanthropy.
April 20, 2017
Read news about comings and goings at foundations around the country and check out the job openings in interesting locations.
April 18, 2017
A recent Bipartisan Policy Center paper notes that in FY 2016, the Military Health System covered health care for an estimated 9.4 million TriCare beneficiaries, costing $48 billion. The paper was funded in part by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
April 13, 2017
Bexar County, Texas (where San Antonio is located) has launched an initiative to expand behavioral health services for county youth and families in an effort to prevent youth from entering the criminal justice system. Scouting Health, an effort funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has...
April 6, 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
When state governments do not take the lead in fundamentally transforming their Medicaid programs, foundations can step up to support Medicaid modernization. A foundation in the Garden State saw an opening to provide the next governor's administration with a ready-to-roll, nonpartisan plan for...
March 21, 2017
Also featured are posts on uncertainties about the status of health reform, environmental health, and data analytics.
March 7, 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
The BUILD Health Challenge is bringing together nonprofits with local public health departments and hospitals to identify bold, upstream, innovative, local, and data-driven solutions to health problems. BUILD, supported by multiple funders, reports results from a project to help low-income kids...
February 16, 2017