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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 | 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.

 
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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
 
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Health

Undercover Solutions

Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.

By Meghan Williamson | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 

Health

Health Services and Designing for Uncertainty

How a “lean startup” approach can help create an effective community-based program.

 
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Health

Connecting Big-Picture Theories with Community Experience

Blending practices and theory to improve health outcomes outside the clinical setting.

By Nancy Knopf | May. 26, 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.

 

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