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Global Public Health

CDC Looks Ahead To The Next Epidemic

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, p...

Bloomberg Wants To Do More Good With Less Money To Meet Global Health Goals

New York Times | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact

On a sweltering Saturday in June in Istanbul’s old city, Michael R. Bloomberg, power-dressed in a dark blue suit, monogrammed white shirt and cuff l...

Measles: Back To The Future Of Public Health?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If measles does make a meaningful comeback, it would imply public health is sliding back as we head into the future. We don't want to go there.

The Global Fund Is Alive and Well, But Global Health Progress Is in Peril

Simon Bland | Posted 02.12.2012 | Impact
Simon Bland

The Global Fund has disbursed over $14 billion in 150 countries to continue the progress towards dramatically reducing the number of people who die from malaria, TB and AIDS.

Challenges at the Cutting Edge of Fighting Global Poverty

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 02.03.2012 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

A dozen clusters of villages around Africa have adopted bold and novel strategies to overcome poverty, hunger, and disease.

The Five Major Global Health Stories Of Last Year

GOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The best news this year was the progress made in vaccine development for meningitis and the advances in HIV prevention....

Trick or Treat for UNICEF!

Harold Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harold Pollack

Faithful readers may recall that back in April, I raised a lot of money for mosquito nets to mark World Malaria Day. Well it's that time again. Tric...