New: Global Health & Development Timeline

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Michael Lipnick
Michael is a graduate of the University of California at San Francisco Medical School and Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Michael is completing additional training in anesthesia and critical care and continues to pursue his interests in perioperative and trauma care in resource-constrained settings. Michael is a co-founder of the Global Health Hub and Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS).
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We are experimenting with a new timeline tool, please add to it, it’s open.

We seeded it with some (arguably) important “global health & development events” but are hoping to get input from the community. The timeline can be edited by anyone – so log in and add or edit an event, vote up or down an existing event, or send us your comments via this page, twitter, or email.


  1. Posted Nov. 25, 2013 at 04:07 | Permalink

    Need to add the MDGs, for good or bad.

  2. Posted Nov. 25, 2013 at 04:05 | Permalink

    Oops, Alma Ata was 1978.

  3. Katherine Jones
    Posted Sep. 02, 2013 at 13:20 | Permalink

    1985 Child Survival Task Force formed by James Grant of Unicef and others. USG Congress creates the Child Survival Fund of protected resources for child survival programs.

  4. Margaret Byers
    Posted Sep. 08, 2011 at 11:15 | Permalink

    Great Idea,,,,,
    I will use this as a teaching tool,,,1996 WHO and UNICEF Introduced the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Initiative- It is one of the major strategies for addressing childhood public health .
    1997 Colombo, Sri Lanka Safe Motherhood Technical Consultation- Strategic priorities determined including acknowledging Maternal Mortality as a social injustice.

  5. Maximilian de Courten
    Posted Aug. 06, 2011 at 15:11 | Permalink

    Great tool to visualize – and delve into – key events. I contributed to some and plan to use it in my teaching, not without referring to your stimulating work…

  6. Posted Jul. 15, 2011 at 09:33 | Permalink

    Great idea.. interaction with readers/viewers is always a plus. Will definitely be looking more into this timeline and this site.

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