Global Health
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…

0 Syria: Refugee Crisis Worsens and Money Dries Up

Children of Za’atari campOxfam At its current pace, there will be 3.65 million Syrian refugees by the end of the year. That means an estimated 2 million people will flee from the violence in Syria to a neighboring country in the span of six months. Another 4.25 million Syrians are…

Global Health
0 Global health funding still growing, but slowing

Despite the global economic downturn, funding for projects aimed at fighting the diseases of poverty around the world continued to increase — but at a slower pace — throughout 2011, according to a report from Seattle researchers. “Even though we continue to see growth in global health funding through 2011,…