Jonathan S. Jay is an attorney, bioethicist and senior writer for Management Sciences for Health, a global nonprofit that develops sustainable health systems in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Previously affiliated with Georgetown University and the National Institutes of Health, Jay serves as coordinator of Health for All Post-2015, a global campaign of civil society organizations advocating for universal health coverage in the post-2015 development agenda.
By 2030, all people should live in countries where better health is a comprehensive agenda — and better health information is vital to that vision. A joint commentary from MSH's Jonathan Jay and the NCD Alliance's Ariella Rojhani.
Eighty percent of cancer-related deaths occur in developing countries — and this burden is expected to become even heavier. Jonathan Jay and Chelsey Canavan from Management Sciences for Health argue that the answer to closing the cancer divide lies in what will be the front lines of the global cancer response: emerging world cities.
Advancing universal health coverage will be a shared global effort, so let's celebrate UHC Day by committing to worldwide UHC partnerships — until health for all is a reality everywhere. A commentary by Management Sciences for Health's Jonathan Jay.
Learning from Ebola means ensuring that a universal health coverage agenda will actually help avoid future catastrophes like this one. A joint commentary by three senior officials with Management Sciences for Health urge ahead of UHC Day.
Taxes on unhealthy products like tobacco and alcohol can help governments in the developing world boost public health and achieve universal coverage, write Jonathan Jay and Chelsey Canavan of the global civil society campaign Health for All Post-2015.
Global health leaders recently met in Recife, Brazil to discuss how to strengthen the healthcare workforce toward universal health coverage. In a guest opinion, MSH’s Jonathan Jay asks the human resources for health movement to adapt to the UHC goal in developing countries, focused on equitable access to affordable primary care.