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0 Move from pruning trees in global health to forest management

By guest contributor Dave Algoso Wikipedia Global health efforts in the past decade or so have taken an aggressive and largely successful targeted approach to some of the world’s most harmful diseases such as HIV-AIDS, TB and malaria. With an unprecedented increase in funding for such efforts in this new…

0 Back to the fuzzy future in global health

Analysis Flickr, woodleywonderworks The global health community seems at a loss these days, as indicated by two conferences yesterday I web-participated in devoted to coming up with a future game plan for the field. I’ll get to those, but first some context: I am long-in-tooth enough to remember when ‘global…

1 A post-mortem for a dead international NGO

Earlier this month the UK-based Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin) announced a merger with Save the Children. The two NGOs said that the decision was to achieve a better reach of critical humanitarian services to the world’s most vulnerable. “By combining Merlin’s expertise and flexibility with the heritage and reach of…

0 New Report: Six key trends in global health giving (and spending)

Editor’s Note: Tom Murphy, Humanosphere’s East Coast corespondent, also writes for PSI Flickr, by AMagill You can be excused for noticing that just about every global health report ends with a plea for more money. Foreign assistance has middled around for a few years and there have been plenty of…

0 Election 2012: Where do the Candidates Stand on Foreign Aid?

Paul Ryan’s addition to the Romney ticket catapults the election season forward. It also provides a bit more clarity on what a Romney presidency may look like. While other reports will focus on Ryan’s affinity for Ayn Rand, P90X and the impact of his proposed budget on jobs and US…