Monthly Archives: February 2018

The need for new approaches to Global Health Aid Allocation

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 … Continue reading

The Importance Of Resource Allocation For Global Health Security

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 … Continue reading

Newborns are newborn on the global agenda

By Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH Centre Director   Newborns are newborn on the global agenda; yet over 5,000 newborn deaths could be prevented every day.   2.6 million newborn deaths happen every year, 7000 per day. For the first time … Continue reading

Know Your Epidemic, Strengthen Your Response (February 2018)

This editorial accompanies and summarises a collection of papers published in in a special issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research – Public Health and Surveillance titled “Improving Global and National Responses to the HIV Epidemic Through High Quality … Continue reading

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New Webinar Series on Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning starts 1 March 2018!

Technology enhanced teaching and learning is becoming an important part of medical education Our new webinar series, co-hosted with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT), explores how health professionals around the world are increasingly using … Continue reading

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Reports : snapshots in time

The reports series collection contains some very useful items, especially if you are looking for historical, geographical, statistical / epidemiological information. Reports series are typically health statistics and census data produced by governmental and non-governmental organizations on a regular basis … Continue reading