Why we’re all talking data

By Assumpta Nantume, Communications Associate, Global Health Council At last month’s United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA) week in New York, world leaders and development partners made a strong demonstration of global commitment and partnership on data production and utilization for sustainable development. This subject was a central theme at both the main UNGA session and other…

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A human right to health: what about persons with disabilities?

From Handicap International (HI), an independent and impartial organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.  HI is working on the issue around disability and health. Persons with disabilities frequently lack equitable access to healthcare services whilst at the same time global health trends are showing evidence of more people living longer but with…

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