Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff King v. Burwell Medicaid Expansion Tax Season & the ACA

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy ReportSearch Results « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report summarizes the latest, most relevant information on U.S. global health policy developments and related news from hundreds of sources. RSS feeds are available.

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
‘Time Has Come For Some Fresh Thinking’ On U.S. Food Aid Program

“Among the more laudable ideas in President Obama’s budget for fiscal 2014 is a plan to modernize and reform the $1.5 billion U.S. food aid program,” a Washington Post editorial states. Noting some of the proposed changes, the editorial writes, “Obama’s plan has run into political opposition on Capitol Hill” as…

CBS News Interviews Bill Gates On ’60 Minutes’

CBS News’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday aired “Bill Gates 2.0,” a video interview with correspondent Charlie Rose and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to the program transcript, Gates explains in the interview “why he thinks inventions are the key to success, and just what…

Working Toward Clean Cookstoves, Fuels For 100M Households By 2020

“The seemingly simple act of cooking a meal is responsible for four million deaths each year” and is the fourth leading health risk in the world, Radha Muthiah, executive director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, writes in USAID’s “IMPACTblog” as part of a May series examining the agency’s…

Rational Discussion About Flu Pandemic Risks Necessary

In his Wall Street Journal column “Mind and Matter,” Matt Ridley writes that the new H7N9 avian flu strain “is spreading alarm” and “has infected about 130 people and killed more than 30.” He continues, “Every time this happens, some journalists compete to foment fear, ably assisted by cautious but…

Cambodia On Track To Eliminate New HIV Infections By 2020, WHO Says

“Cambodia is on track to become one of the few countries in the world to successfully reverse its HIV epidemic and may eliminate new infections by 2020, the [WHO] said Friday,” Agence France-Presse reports. “The Southeast Asian nation has reduced its HIV prevalence rate from a 1998 peak of 1.7…

MAMA Initiative Using Mobile Technologies To Help Mothers, Newborns In South Africa

PBS Newshour’s “The Rundown” blog examines “the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action, affectionately known as MAMA — a global movement that uses mobile technologies to improve the health and lives of mothers in developing nations.” According to the blog, “MAMA provides pregnant women and new mothers with vital information and…

Direct References To Women’s Sexual, Reproductive Health Rights Needed In Post-2015 Development Goals, European Parliament Group Hears

“Explicit references to women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights must appear in any new set of development targets, and the U.N. panel producing a first draft must be bold and seek real change, a conference of [European] parliamentarians heard on Thursday,” The Guardian reports. “Baroness Glenys Kinnock, honorary co-president…

Food Security Campaign Asks U.K. Prime Minister To Increase Efforts To Address Issue

U.K. Prime Minister “David Cameron’s pledge to reduce the number of malnourished children by 20 million by 2020 will ‘ring hollow’ unless he redoubles his efforts to tackle the issue, according to leading aid agencies,” The Guardian reports. As Cameron “prepares to meet [U.S. President] Barack Obama in the White…