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The Global Health Video Library

The Global Health Video Library is a free, online service for journalists around the world who report on public health issues. The goal of the video library is to provide television reporters and filmmakers — particularly in low and middle income countries — with another tool to accomplish their work. The…

Global Health Policy Quiz

How much do you know about U.S. efforts to improve health around the world? Take this interactive quiz to find out.

Global HIV/AIDS Timeline

On June 5, 1981, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first warning about a relatively rare form of pneumonia among a small group of young gay men in Los Angeles, which was later determined to be AIDS-related. Since that time, tens of millions of people…

Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century

The Global HIV Prevention Working Group issued a report, “Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century.” The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill &…

Chartpack: Trends in U.S.-Funding for HIV/AIDS

This chartpack, “Trends in U.S. Government Funding for HIV/AIDS,” provides an analysis of U.S. federal funding for HIV/AIDS since fiscal year (FY) 1981. It presents data and trends in the major categories of funding — care, cash and housing assistance, research, prevention, and global/international — over time. Cumulatively through its…

Global HIV Prevention Progress Report Card 2010

The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Executive Summary (.pdf) Report (.pdf) Press Release (.pdf)

Health Affairs Article: Leveraging the Power of the Media to Combat HIV/AIDS

Since the mid-1990s the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with U.S.-based media companies on comprehensive HIV/AIDS campaigns. This paper, published in Health Affairs, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May/June 2005, outlines the unique public education model that it is using, and how Kaiser is expanding this work globally by working with some…

Reporting Manual on HIV/AIDS (Updated)

This reporting guide is designed for journalists who are covering the global epidemic for the first time and for those who have covered it previously. The Kaiser Family Foundation undertook this project as part of its continuing commitment to supporting good journalism and to combating HIV/AIDS through public education and…

Taking the Temperature: The Future of Global Health Journalism

Aiming to take a snapshot of the state of global health journalism, a report produced for the Kaiser Family Foundation found that shrinking newsroom budgets and the closing of many foreign bureaus are curtailing global health coverage within traditional news media outlets. Advocacy and nongovernmental organizations are increasingly bypassing news…