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Gavi Announces Special Commitment To Help Aid Agencies Purchase Vaccines For Syrian Children

STAT: Global nonprofit says it will help deliver vaccines to Syrian children “An international organization that helps low-income countries buy vaccines is going to assist aid agencies to purchase vaccines for children in war-torn Syria. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced the program Thursday following a meeting of its board. The…

‘UHC 2030’ Could Play Critical Role In Ensuring Global Leaders Remain Committed To UHC

The Lancet: Universal Health Coverage — looking to the future Editorial Board “…Increasingly, political leaders seem to be presenting a shared global vision for [universal health coverage (UHC)]. … Next week, an important step towards the goal of UHC takes place in Geneva. In September, Margaret Chan announced the creation…

Collaboration On, Implementation Of Mobile Technologies Can Improve Maternal Health Care Uptake

Devex: Opinion: Using mobile tech to influence behavior and improve maternal health Janet Aika Matemu, technology manager, and Lindsay Sanders, communications and development manager, both with Jacaranda Health “…With the generous support of Johnson & Johnson, Jacaranda Health has piloted a package of mobile technology innovations in its maternity hospitals…

Physicians Working To Bring Health Care To Remote, Rural Areas Of Thailand, Liberia

Global Health NOW: In Thailand, $3 a Month Could Boost Migrant Health “…To bring better health — and dignity — to [migrants living in Thailand along the Thai-Burmese border,] a transient group trapped in the gaps between two health care systems along a porous border, … French-born, Thai-based physician [Nicolas…

Special Issue Of Global Health Governance Available Online

Global Health Governance: Special Issue: Political Science in Global Health This special issue of Global Health Governance features articles on various topics, including political science research in global health politics and policy, framing global health as a human rights issue, and international relations and the global politics of health (12/5).

USAID Publishes New Issue Of ‘FrontLines’

USAID: FrontLines The November/December issue of USAID’s FrontLines features articles on various topics, including the Himalayan Cataract Project, which “has treated millions of patients to restore their sight, quickly and affordably, eliminating nearly all treatable blindness in Nepal,” and a Nepalese program that uses DNA analysis to protect wildlife and…

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