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Health

 

Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Health

What Is Community Anyway?

Our understanding of community can help funders and evaluators identify, understand, and strengthen the communities they work with.

By David M. Chavis & Kien Lee | May. 12, 2015
 

Health

The Future of Health Is Giving Communities a Voice

The role of community in well-being has always been a part of life, but the health sector’s efforts to support that role needs work.

By Pritpal S. Tamber | 1 | May. 7, 2015
 

Health

Communities Creating Health: An Introduction

It’s time we looked beyond health care for insights on how to build community-based, health-creating systems.

 
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Energy

Five Innovations That Will Electrify Africa

How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.

By Joshua Romisher | 29 | Apr. 24, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing in Global Health: Let’s Get Flexible

Investors should think creatively about how to meet the real needs of entrepreneurs who are creating market-based solutions to health problems in emerging economies.

By Beth Bafford & Sarah Gelfand | 1 | Apr. 16, 2015
 

Health

Looking Beyond Our Borders for Better Results

When seeking solutions to social issues, we must look to new horizons but stay true to our values.

By Brian Quinn | 2 | Mar. 27, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Developing Resilient Global Leaders

To create lifelong global leaders, organizations need to help young people practice resiliency, reflection, and vulnerability.

By Barbara Bush & Emily Moore | 2 | Mar. 24, 2015
 

Health

Fast-Expanding Markets for Good

New markets such as personalized medicine can drive rapid social change.

 

Global Issues

Assessing the State of Global Youth

Highlights from an inaugural study on the largest generation in human history.

By Nicole Goldin | Feb. 9, 2015
 

Health

Making Capitalism Work for the Poor

Innovative public-private partnerships are essential for ending disease and saving lives in the world’s poorest nations.

By Sue Desmond-Hellmann | 2 | Jan. 26, 2015