Over the past couple of years, the global community has taken great steps to begin addressing the rising burden of NCDs and their impact on millions of people each year. With the support of Medtronic Philanthropy, several local organizations have been building awareness, influencing policy, strengthening health systems and improving access to NCD care across the globe. In this compendium, 19 case studies illustrate the bold programs and campaigns that universities and non-profit organizations have mobilized to help address NCDs as the next chapter in global health.
The report can be found here: Easing the Burden of Noncommunicable Diseases.
As the global burden of disease shifts from infectious to chronic, non-communicable diseases, health systems and industry are tackling these challenges by focusing on how to provide personalized, patient-centered care to all people who need it, while considering issues around cost and value of innovation. Having just returned from the World Cancer Congress in ...read more
A recently published report by The Lancet found that 5 million people die each year because of poor-quality healthcare in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) and 3.6 million deaths occur due to the lack of use of healthcare altogether. Co-chairs Margaret Kruk, Associate Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public ...read more
Today is Universal Health Coverage Day. A new book edited by Rabin Martin’s Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Ilona Kickbusch (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva) and Louis Galambos (Johns Hopkins University) provides a range of insights into the extent and impact of the global health economy and how private firms are contributing to ...read more
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