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One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All

David Green is a man on a mission to drive down the cost of medical devices and health services.<p>His tactic: Use market forces and slightly tweaked business strategies to make health care accessible to even the poorest people. And he's had some amazing success.<p>I caught up with Green (no relation to …

Annual income of richest 100 people enough to end global poverty four times over

Leaders must aim to bring down global inequality at least to 1990 levels<p><b>An explosion in extreme wealth and income is exacerbating inequality and</b> …

The "New Normal" is a Tight Belt

This morning, NPR aired a report asserting that sequestration has become the “new normal” in Washington, and the Republican political leadership …

The Survival of "Global Health" - Part Seven: Patents and Potential Pandemics

I wouldn’t want to be Dr. Ali Zaki right now. The Egyptian physician/scientist is in the center of a maelstrom that unfolded this week in Geneva, …

The Survival of "Global Health" - Part Five: The Global Food Supply

What could be more fundamental to human health than food? Having enough of it, and having the right kind<b>?</b>In early childhood an insufficient diet …

The Survival of "Global Health" - Part Six: The Climate Connection

From monster cyclones in the Indian Ocean to droughts across the Indian continent and glacial disappearances in the Andes the world is transforming. …

The Survival of "Global Health" - Part Four: The New Global Health Architecture Does Not Match Its Emerging Mission

In the current architecture of Global Health, disease-specific targets and U.S. government programs utterly dominate the scheme, leaving the more …

The Survival of "Global Health" - Part Three: Why the World is so Wealthy, But Your Life Feels Otherwise: Significance for Global Health

The world order and macroeconomics have changed radically since the U.S. financial collapse of September 2008, and the impact on human health has …

The Survival of “Global Health” - Part Two: The Future of Global Health Funding

There was a time, Children, in the not-so-distant past when the World Health Organization (WHO) was in charge of everything. On a mountain …

The Survival of “Global Health” - Part One: WHO's Margaret Chan Sets the Stage

This week the nations of the world are gathered in Geneva for the sixty-sixth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA). The eight-day gathering can …

Crisis in US funding for biomedical research http://t.co/BeDr6X7wNv

Cutting Biomedical Research $$ Shortens Americans' Lifespans

You can't have medicine without science.<p>Congress should remember that simple truth when the House and Senate come back in September to hammer out a long-term spending agreement.<p>For every five years of high-quality, cutting-edge, fully-funded medical research, Americans' average life expectancies …

Health Care

Of Conflicts and Clinical Trials: Researchers Report New Results

<b>CHICAGO, ILLINOIS—</b>This week, the International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication here drew researchers from around the world to …

NIH - Jobs at NIH - Jobseekers with Disabilities

Jobs @ NIH - Discover a Career at NIH: It's About Life<p>This page last reviewed on March 21, 2018<p>Social Media Links<p>Contact Us<br>• Bookmark & Share External …

Everything You Know About Charity is Wrong

Dan Pallotta calls it “the most oppressed community I’ve ever known or seen” and he’s not talking about refugee camps a war-torn continent or two away. He’s talking about the men and women who manage and staff America’s charitable organizations, populating major sectors of the nonprofit community. …

Africa's rising population and youth unemployment challenge

If young people are a gift to both their communities and the world, as Wangari Maathai suggested on receiving the Nobel peace prize in 2004, then Africa is a continent rich in gifts. Nearly 300 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are aged between 10 and 24, and that number is expected to climb to …

MBAs to meet the challenge of sustainability

On the northern outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia is a small, private school with an entrepreneurial sideline. Each day from a classroom on campus the …

Global health trends and lessons learned towards better advocacy and development in emergency medicine

Written from the perspective of a Canadian Emergency Medicine Resident in July 2013 as a presentation to peers and colleagues for academic purposes only.<p>Part 1: Advocacy in Emergency Medicine<p>- Patients, communities and the world at large<p>Part 2: Global Health trends<p>- Political, social, economic and …

Emergency Medicine

Clinical trials and global health equity

Author :<p>Paul Farmer<p>Dr Paul Farmer is chief strategist and co-founder of Partners In Health, Kolokotrones University Professor and chair of the …

Bangladesh Collapse: The Garment Workers Who Survived

<i>(We updated this post at 11:58 a.m. ET to include a statement released Wednesday by Walmart. Click here</i> <i>to see that)</i><p>It's been 2 1/2 months since the Rana Plaza collapsed on garment workers in Bangladesh, exposing abysmal safety conditions in the country's factories.<p>On a recent trip to Bangladesh, I …