As countries work to make community health workers frontline in their health systems, a new effort is underway to standardize best practices — and ensure that what has been proven to work is put into policy.
The annual event tackles a range of global health issues. Here's what Devex will be keeping a close eye on in Geneva.
The proposal aims to unlock private sector investment for shorter, better tuberculosis treatment regimen.
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation is calling on government and private funders to support response efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The foundation previously announced new grants worth $2.4 million, bringing its total commitments to the current crisis to $4 million.
There are four critical barriers to surgery for people living in low- and middle-income countries: capacity, timeliness, safety, and affordability. Two health care professionals from Cameroon share how to overcome them.
Dr. Maria Deloria Knoll celebrates a decade of progress toward ensuring global access to pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in low-income countries.
The global health sector is not being forward-thinking enough about how it views health systems according to the U.N.'s Siddharth Chatterjee. He explains how to overcome "hurdles of the mind" for increased progress in health.
Programs in Kyrgyzstan using new drugs to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis are showing signs of progress, part of USAID's global strategy to build local capacity and work toward a simpler, oral treatment.
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline is pursuing a new four-month treatment for tuberculosis but insists it will need support from governments and funding agencies to reach patients in lower-income countries.
WHO director-general and Swedish minister for international development cooperation explore how new partnerships and institutional reforms can fight inequality and advance health outcomes.
In order to achieve significant progress in mental health care, a renewed effort is needed to redefine how it is perceived. Here are four areas where effective communications will help.
Despite the international focus on tuberculosis, there still remains an important challenge — more funding to deliver programs and research to eliminate the disease by 2030.
Germany is funding a research center to coordinate efforts to fight antimicrobial resistance. Here's what it's doing first.
Fifty years after it was first identified, outbreaks of the Ebola-like disease in West Africa are only getting worse.
Remittances account for three times the global total of foreign aid. Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor, CEO of health consultancy group EpiAFRIC, explains how remittances from the African diaspora could unlock the financing needed to achieve UHC.
Affordable, quality primary health services for hard-to-reach populations often living below the poverty line is critical to achieving universal health coverage in Africa, yet experts warn the road to UHC for each country will be unique.
We are armed with the knowledge to end preventable deaths among all women, children, and adolescents; why are we still seeing distressingly high mortality rates among these populations?
The first call for proposals for the Fund for Elimination of Viral Hepatitis, or EndHep2030, the world's only corpus dedicated to the elimination of viral hepatitis, is expected to take place in April.