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Health

 

Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Civil Society

Communities Can Set the Course for Lasting Change

Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.

By Ann Austin | Jul. 3, 2015
 

Health

Time to Return to the Whole

Only by finding a new narrative that embraces the whole, rather than the parts, can we build the health-creating systems we need.

By Jamie Harvie | 1 | Jul. 2, 2015
 

Foundations

Making the Money Work

How funders can best support place-based initiatives.

By Anthony B. Iton | Jun. 30, 2015
 

Foundations

What Gets Measured Gets Done

A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.

 

Health

Tomorrow’s Health Relies on New Relationships

Imagining a healthier future doesn’t start with how to pay for it. Communities must first develop a shared view of what a healthier life could be.

By Prabhjot Singh | 2 | Jun. 25, 2015
 

Health

Investing in Community-led Health

The case for investing in the long-term health and well-being of communities, based on what those communities value.

By Ollie Smith | Jun. 23, 2015
 

Health

How Evaluation Can Strengthen Communities

Including community members in decisions about evaluation can improve the community’s capacity to effectively manage and control change.

By Kien Lee & David M. Chavis | 3 | Jun. 18, 2015
 

Health

The Promise and Peril of Community Evaluation

Four ways to improve community evaluation so that it helps build, rather than erode, social progress.

By Kimberley Sims | 2 | Jun. 16, 2015
 
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Health

Operating When You Can’t See the Full Picture

Three principles for solving complex, systemic problems like improving community health.

By Jeff Cohen | Jun. 11, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Parsing Impact Investing’s Big Tent

As the momentum of impact investing builds, the lack of proper taxonomy poses a significant risk to the movement, especially given recent growth.

By Paula Goldman & Lauren Booker | 2 | Jun. 10, 2015