Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

US Global Health Policy

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Drug Prices In U.S. Average 3 Times Higher Than In Other Countries, Reuters Reports

Reuters: Exclusive — Transatlantic divide: how U.S. pays three times more for drugs “U.S. prices for the world’s 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out for Reuters. The finding underscores a transatlantic gulf between the price of treatments for…

Proposed House Bill Would Help Strengthen Developing Countries’ Health Workforces, Improve Resiliency, Global Health Security

The Hill: Bill would strengthen frontline defense against disease Eileen Natuzzi, medical education coordinator at the Solomon Island Living Memorial Project of San Diego State University’s School of Public Health “…[HR 419] proposes the U.S. government support strengthening the frontline health workforce in developing countries where 80 percent of the…

Public Health Infrastructures Essential To Preventing, Controlling Future Disease Outbreaks

The Cipher Brief: Public Health Infrastructure In an interview with The Cipher Brief, Josh Michaud, associate director for global health policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation and professorial lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), discusses the lessons learned from the management of last year’s…

Scientific Research Informs Programs, Policies To Eliminate Parasitic Diseases

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Why we need research to detect, prevent, and ultimately, eliminate parasitic diseases In a guest post, Monic Parise, deputy director for program and science, and Larry Slutsker, director of the Division of Parasitic Disease and Malaria, both at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

Blog Post Highlights U.S., Global Efforts To End Hunger

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition: Here’s How We End Global Hunger Effectively Zach Silberman, public policy manager at USGLC, discusses U.S. and global efforts to end global hunger. He highlights recent hunger-related events on Capitol Hill and discusses the Global Food Security Act and the Food for Peace Reform Act (10/9).

Malaria Eradication Possible With More Investments, Innovative Strategies

Huffington Post: The Beginning of the End of Malaria Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More “…The great selling point is that malaria is the only disease of this scale that we can conceivably eradicate in our lifetimes. We need that clear, time-bound goal to maintain political support. The next…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.