By Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University), Jeffrey Drope, PhD (American Cancer Society) and Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa)
Government policy and tobacco
Why do some governments continue to support the production of harmful commodities? This question is most vexing to those striving to control what is one of the…
To download this infographic in a larger PDF form, click here: Global TB Control Infographic.
The below infographic is interactive and clickable where hyperlinked…
By Y-Ling Chi (Imperial College London), Kalipso Chalkidou (Center for Global Development) and Jesse Bump (Harvard University)
This blog is cross-posted with The Center for Global Development.
The scope of the problem
The allocation of aid has been a topic of much investigation across several different fields. In…
By Elvis García (DrPH student at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health)
In the latest issue of Health Policy and Planning, ‘Beyond Gross National Income: Innovative methods for global health aid allocation’, Jesse Bump and colleagues analyze the complexities of resource allocation in Development Assistance, and underscore…
By Jesse Bump (Harvard University)
Who gets what in global health? Through what processes or according to what measures? Any ideas? Billions of lives are affected by these decisions and yet Global health aid is allocated through opaque processes using criteria that are not always disclosed…
By Kate Hawkins (Pamoja Communications Ltd)
The online world is abuzz with campaigns to increase the visibility of women and gender analysis within global health. Campaigns online to prevent ‘all male panels’ and the successful Women in Global Health campaign have drawn attention to systemic and pervasive gender-related weaknesses…
By Jonathan Hopkins (Independent Consultant, formerly, International Planned Parenthood Federation) and Susannah Mayhew (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
The Sustainable Development Goals – the 17 global goals for bringing about sustainable development by 2030 – will not be reached unless there is an interconnected, multisectoral approach…
By Chris Vickery (Biography below)
The establishment of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) has seen a massive increase in funding for, depending on how one saw it, either health system-distorting, unintegrated vertical disease control programmes, or problem-focused, results-based strategic investments in key public health interventions. Tuberculosis (TB) was…
Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a tweet chat celebrating its launch!
Health Policy and Planning published a unique supplement looking at the first multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns…