Author Archives: GHHub

A new era for the WHO health system building blocks? – Health Systems Global

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Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Tim France | Health Systems Global | A health system consists of all the organizations, institutions, resources and people whose primary purpose is Read More

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Are donors adequately funding faith groups for maximum impact in global health?

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David J. Olson | Global Health TV |Last November, at an event associated with the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I Read More

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The High Fives Project: Designing Healthy Homes in Bangladesh

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By ARCHIVE Global  | Jaclyn Hersh | jh@archiveglobal.org |  New York, NY – ARCHIVE Global, the New York based nonprofit working around the world to combat Read More

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$14 Billion for Africa Investment – allAfrica.com

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“US companies are planning $14 billion worth of investments in Africa. US President Barack Obama is set to announce the plans during the second day Read More

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India’s Toilet Race Failing

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Bloomberg, via GHNow – An interesting article exploring important links between sanitation interventions, culture, and gender violence. India’s Toilet Race Failing as Villages Don’t Use Read More

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WHO Bulletin: Climate Change, Family Planning, China, Men’s Health

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The August Bulletin of the World Health Organization covers the following important issues: “Reframing climate change as a human health issue:  - WHO hosts first international Read More

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Obstacles to Advances in Family Planning

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A provocative article challenging some of the accepted norms of international family planning. Authors Harvey and Black founded PSI, Marie Stopes International and DKT International, the Read More

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Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

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The 13th session of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals start 7/14-7/18. On the website they ask for suggestions of lead authors Read More

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West Africa’s Ebola epidemic: preventable?

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Lisa Denney, Poverty Matters | “The gaps in Sierra Leone’s health system reflect need for support so that such diseases do not wreak havoc in Read More

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USAID on Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality

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USAID’s Vision for Action for Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality seeks to improve maternal and fetal health at the country-level using holistic and integrated approaches that Read More

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South Sudan Needs Help to Avoid Collapse | allAfrica.com

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allAfrica.com: Juba — South Sudan’s government admitted on Monday that it needs international assistance to avoid collapse in the coming months triggered by the outbreak Read More

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The Dangers of Drug Resistance – Guest Post by Margaret Variano

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The threat of drug-resistance is a public health concern across a range of medications, with very severe implications. The spread of drug-resistance is particularly troubling Read More

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Hospitals and Maternal Death in Tanzania – Guest Post by Adrienne Strong

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 Adrienne is a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been traveling to and conducting research in Tanzania since Read More

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Guinea Worm, Inching Toward Eradication

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By Bill Brieger: “Twenty-eight years ago efforts to eradicate guinea worm began in earnest.  It was the UN Water Decade, and there was optimism that Read More

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