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Think scale! Engaging Private Pharmacies to Improve Public Health 

A version of this story first appeared on IDSA’s Science Speaks platform By Emily Delmotte Lisinopril 20 mg by mouth at 8am? Check. After verifying the Read More

How to take morphine in rural Guatemala

Rosa is a 59-year-old woman dying1 of a broken heart: in her heart is a hole that surgeons cannot fix, and the irregular flow of Read More

Obstetrics and Equity in Kenya

As a second year OBGYN resident based in San Francisco, I spent my second year elective at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

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Investing In Global Health Workforce Vital To Maintain U.S., Global Security

STAT: Global health is an investment we can’t afford to pass up Vanessa Kerry, CEO and cofounder of Seed Global Health “…The huge differences between health care in the developed world and the developing world are due, in part, to the particularly dire shortage of health care workers. … With health care challenges of our…More


Health workforce metrics pre- and post-2015: a stimulus to public policy and planning

Evidence-based health workforce policies are essential to ensure the provision of high-quality health services and to support the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC).


Think scale! Engaging Private Pharmacies to Improve Public Health 

A version of this story first appeared on IDSA’s Science Speaks platform By Emily Delmotte Lisinopril 20 mg by mouth at 8am? Check. After verifying the Read More


Emigrating young physicians leave Greece with an aging health workforce

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Can we halt health workforce deterioration in failed states? Insights from Guinea-Bissau on the…

Guinea-Bissau is one of the world’s poorest and least developed countries.


Global Health Workforce Labor Market Projections for 2030

In low- and middle-income countries, scaling essential health interventions to achieve health development targets is constrained by the lack of skilled health professionals to deliver services.


Beyond patient care: the impact of healthcare reform on job satisfaction in the Ethiopian…

While healthcare reform has been a central attention for local governments, its impact on job satisfaction is poorly understood.


Dr. Shyirambere: Cancer is No Longer a Death Sentence in Rwanda

Photos by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In HealthDr. Cyprien Shyirambere, oncology program associate director, fills out paperwork after a child’s checkup at Butaro District Hospital in Butaro, Rwanda. Dr. Cyprien Shyirambere meets patients near the brink of death at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence in northern Rwanda.


Assessing physician productivity following Norwegian hospital reform: A panel and data…

Publication date: February 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 175 Author(s): Karl Arne Johannessen, Sverre A.C.


How to take morphine in rural Guatemala

Rosa is a 59-year-old woman dying1 of a broken heart: in her heart is a hole that surgeons cannot fix, and the irregular flow of Read More


Obstetrics and Equity in Kenya

As a second year OBGYN resident based in San Francisco, I spent my second year elective at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More


The Case for Global Health Security

Maureen Bartee Finding and stopping disease outbreaks at the earliest possible moment no matter where they emerge is important: to reduce illness and death, increase national security, and maintain economic gains made over the previous decades. Disease threats, after all, require only the smallest opening to take root and spread. In today’s tightly connected world a disease can be transported from an isolated, rural village to any major city in as little as 36 hours. Sadly, we also have to consider the possibility of bad actors gaining access to and disseminating dangerous pathogens, a development which could have serious implications not only on people’s health but on the stability and security of entire populations. The recent Zika virus and Ebola outbreaks remind us that health threats are not limited to one country, one issue, or one pathogen


High-Level Ministerial Meeting To Address Health Workforce Barriers To Achieving UHC

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Health Employment Ministerial Meeting Holds Promise To Advancing on Universal Access to Health Services Cecilia Amaral, global communications associate at IntraHealth International, discusses the importance of addressing health workforce barriers in order to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), highlighting a two-day meeting on health workforce investments and writing, “The [High-Level Ministerial…More


An economic-research-based approach to calculate community health-staffing requirements in…

A shortage of community health professionals has been a crucial issue hindering the development of CHS. 


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