Posts Tagged ‘Universal health coverage’

From the Ground Up: NCDs, TB, and Resilient Health Systems

Organized by Global Health Council, NCD Roundtable, Stop TB Partnership, and ACTION May 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club suisse de la presse – Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Weak health systems that cannot provide a full spectrum of quality care combined with the…

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You Can’t Have Universal Health Coverage Without the Community

This guest post was written by Rita Bulusu, Deputy Director of Living Goods’ Community Health Strengthening Team. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods,…

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Happiness, Health & NCDs – Mind the Gap! How can we make public health decisions that make people happy?

This blog post was written by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is a non-profit organization uniting national and regional psoriasis associations from around the world. More details on IFPA’s WHA side-event is available on GHC’s Special Events Calendar. IFPA is a 2018…

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UHC2030 Civil Society Engagement Mechanism Stakeholder Meeting

Organized by UHC2030 Civil Society Engagement Mechanism April 18 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT PAI 1300 19th Street Northwest, Suite 200 Washington, DC MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION (Please confirm participation by April 16) Participate in a breakfast meeting for UHC2030 Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (CSEM) stakeholders on the sidelines of the UHC Financing Forum and World…

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Community Health Workers: A Priority for Universal Health Coverage?

This guest post was written by Colin Gilmartin, Senior Technical Officer at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a nonprofit global health organization and GHC member organization. Gilmartin specializes in health care financing and the planning and costing of community-based services. He can be followed on Twitter, @colingilmartin. MSH’s mission is saving lives and improving the health…

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Health For All: What’s Next for a Movement Hitting its Stride?

This blog was written by Michael Myers, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation and originally appeared on the organization’s website. If the events of 2016 have taught us anything, it’s that we cannot know for sure what tomorrow will bring. But change has a way of illuminating those things about which we are certain. As a new year…

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Life without health insurance – why we need to protect the most vulnerable

By Dr. Christine Sow, President and Executive Director, Global Health Council. Original source: The Guardian. Achieving universal health coverage in developing countries has been a dream for years. Dr. Christine Sow explores where progress is happening. What would you do if your child fell ill, your father developed diabetes and required expensive drugs and dialysis,…

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New Annotated Bibliography on Universal Health Coverage Now Available

This announcement was cross-posted from Rabin Martin Rabin Martin, the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprises and the Global Health Programme of the Geneva Graduate Institute are launching today, on the occasion of the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA), the second in a series of annotated bibliographies…

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Universal Health Coverage: What’s All the Buzz About?

Note: This is a guest blog from Christina Synowiec, program associate at Results for Development Institute. Universal Health Coverage. Still debated in the United States, the concept is taking off in countries from South Africa to India to Indonesia. Even as I write this, governments around the world are in the midst of serious political and technical discussions on how to expand health coverage…

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