Monthly Archives: November 2013

Physician salaries: one ingredient in the cake of retention

By Kate Tulenko With the global migration of health workers increasing and population growth outstripping the training of new health workers in more and more countries, there is increasing emphasis on finding effective ways to retain health workers in country. … Continue reading

The road to universal health coverage in Kenya

By Adam Koon Successful health finance reforms in several upper and lower middle-income countries have helped drive universal health coverage (UHC) to the top of the global health agenda. Unfortunately, low-income countries have few examples to guide them towards UHC. … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Jenny Rodger

Jenny Rodger is Project coordinator for the Patterns of Cancer Care for Aboriginal People at Cancer Council.  She studied MSc Environmental Epidemiology & Policy in 2002.  She is also the new coordinator for the brand new Sydney Alumni Chapter. “I … Continue reading

2014: the year for every newborn

By Lara Brearley 2014 must be the year of the newborn. As Smith’s recent article states, despite huge strides in child survival, progress during the neonatal period has been disproportionately slow. Inaction is no longer an option – in many … Continue reading