Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

US Global Health Policy

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

U.N., The Guardian Back Campaign To End FGM In U.S.

The Guardian: Ban Ki-moon: FGM a ‘human rights violation’ that must end “The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, on Monday described the practice of female genital mutilation as a ‘human rights violation’ that needed to end, on the day the Guardian threw its weight behind a campaign against the…

U.S., E.C. Renew Partnership On Antimicrobial Resistance

CIDRAP News: Transatlantic task force tackles antibiotic resistance “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the European Commission (E.C.) [Tuesday] released the first progress report of the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) and extended the U.S./E.C. partnership two additional years, HHS announced in a news release…”…

Foreign Affairs Article Reviews Cholera Outbreak, Reaction In Haiti

Foreign Affairs: Haiti Strikes Back “…In October 2013, on behalf of the thousands of cholera victims, [Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH)] filed a class action lawsuit against the U.N. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New…

Power Africa Initiative Should Take China’s Model To Next Level

Devex: Power Africa: Taking China’s model to the next level Rebecca Regan-Sachs, communications manager at AMGlobal Consulting, and Evan Roe, research associate at AMGlobal Consulting “…Whether Power Africa is ultimately a floodlight or a flickering candle will come down to sustainability — creating energy not just in the power lines,…

NGO Official Examines Effectiveness Of U.S. Aid In Post-Earthquake Haiti

Devex: 4 myths about U.S. aid to Haiti Rhett Gurian, senior vice president of Chemonics International’s Haiti and West Africa Division “Few areas of international aid have attracted as much criticism in the United States as post-earthquake Haiti. Four years since the earthquake killed thousands of people and displaced millions,…

Electrification Can Help Curb Deaths From Indoor Air Pollution

Forbes: The World’s Biggest Environmental Killer: Indoor Air Pollution Bjorn Lomborg, director of Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School “Political heavyweights such as Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon name climate change the ‘defining issue of our times’ and ‘perhaps the…

Government R&D Funding Invaluable To Finding Disease Cures

Washington Post: Eradication of hepatitis C on the horizon Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post columnist “It’s an easy and reliable applause line for budget cutters to find some basic medical research and complain that it’s a complete waste of money, especially if those dollars are put up by taxpayers, as they…

Blog Post Discusses Importance Of U.S. Foreign Assistance

Humanosphere: Let’s expand our global humanitarian efforts rather than ‘pull back’ from world stage Bill Clapp, founder and chair of Global Washington and co-founder of the Seattle International Foundation, discusses the importance of U.S. foreign assistance in a guest piece for the blog (5/12).

Blog Post Highlights Importance Of Electrify Africa Act

Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: Three Reasons House Passage of the Electrify Africa Act Is Big News Erin Collinson, a policy outreach associate at CGD, outlines three reasons why the House of Representatives’ passage of the Electrify Africa Act (HR 2548) — a bill aimed at improving…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.