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Vantage Blog

The best solutions are found when people collaborate to solve pressing problems. We believe that sharing our perspective through our Vantage Blog helps facilitate better partnerships and advances our mission.

June 02, 2020

Panorama Stands with Black Lives Matter and All People of Color Across the US

The senseless killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer is yet another devastating example of the deeply rooted structural racism, oppression, and grossly i...

May 14, 2020

Lessons from an Outbreak: What the World Could Have Learned from the Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

In April, the world was preparing to celebrate the end of the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, but celebrations were put on hold after the World Health Organiz...

May 12, 2020

Nurses Keep Us Safe. Let’s Do Our Part to Keep Them Safe

Today is International Nurses Day, and Panorama wants to thank nurses—and all caregivers—for keeping us safe and healthy—at their own expense. ...

May 05, 2020

GiveBIG for Community and Humanity

Only one week after starting my new job at Panorama, COVID-19 forced our team to start working remotely. Now in my eighth week at the organization, I continue to be in aw...

April 28, 2020

Feeding Vulnerable Patients in Rwanda

Isabelle Kamarize is feeding recovering patients in Rwanda's public hospitals....

April 08, 2020

Panorama’s Response to COVID-19

Panorama is based in Seattle, the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. While the organization has worked on outbreak preparedness and respons...

April 07, 2020

Pandemic Preparedness

Panorama’s CEO Gabrielle Fitzgerald has spent her career working to increase awareness, change policies and raise resources in an effort to reduce the number of deaths gl...

April 06, 2020

Paid Leave is Critical for Americans During and After the COVID-19 Response

Public health measures take priority as the country tries to slow the spread of COVID-19, but in recent weeks, we have seen the importance of paid leave, and its critical...

March 27, 2020

Getting Good at Working from Home: What Panorama has Learned

Our team is based in Seattle, the original epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., so we transitioned to remote work in early March. Now approaching the end of...

March 06, 2020

IWD2020: Celebrating Progress and Aggressively Pursuing Political Equality for Women

While International Women’s Day is supposed to be a global celebration of women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements, we don’t feel much like celebrat...

February 03, 2020

What is an Action Tank? Reflections on Panorama’s Third Anniversary

As we celebrate our third anniversary, we’ve launched a new website, that better reflects the role that Panorama plays in making change. It’s organized around three princ...

January 14, 2020

Accelerating the Pace of Change Toward Gender Equality

To achieve equal representation in politics, we must level the playing field for women across the political spectrum. ...

November 14, 2019

Let’s Not Wait for the Real Event 201 to Prepare for an Outbreak

Event 201 was a half-day pandemic simulation hosted by Johns Hopkins University, the World Economic Forum, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Friday, October 18 i...

November 05, 2019

Why Community Engagement is Essential to Ending the Ongoing DRC Ebola Outbreak

As government officials and international organizations continue to discuss cross-border preparedness plans, community dialogue and engagement should be intentionally at ...

October 21, 2019

Our Three Takeaways from UNGA 2019

Panorama staff attended the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last month, and two of us were there for the first time. We each had project-related events to organize...

March 29, 2019

Showcasing Women’s Leadership for Women’s History Month

In the most recent Global Health 50/50 report, which reviewed 198 global organizations active in health, it was found that men in these organizations are 50% more likely ...

February 02, 2019

A Big Year Ahead for Cervical Cancer Prevention

Even though it is preventable, cervical cancer is a leading cause of women’s deaths, especially where access to basic health care is lacking in low-income countries....

January 18, 2019

Saying Yes to Leadership

Last November, I attended the Women Leaders in Global Health meeting in London, which had 900 participants from 80 countries. I came away energized by the amazing and ins...

November 14, 2018

Women Leaders in Global Health: What can I do to accelerate the pace of change?

I left last week’s Women Leaders in Global Health conference energized by being surrounded by inspirational leaders sharing a lifetime of wisdom....

September 26, 2018

Event: Faster, Smarter, Safer - Progress and Pitfalls in Outbreak Preparedness

When leadership, know-how, innovation, and partnerships converge to stop a threat in its tracks....

August 16, 2018

Are We Prepared for the Next Global Outbreak?

A Congolese health worker records medical data of passengers at the airport in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 19, 2018....

July 23, 2018

Together We Can Build on Progress to End Neglected Tropical Diseases

Fusi, an Opthalmic nurse screens communities in Yendi...

June 28, 2018

Norwegian Lessons for America about Gender Equality

Equal Pay Day tracks how long women must work into the new year to catch up to a man’s salary as of December 31. ...

June 07, 2018

The Paid Leave Pledge – Supporting Businesses that Support Their Workforce

Public data around paid leave in America is starting to emerge, including how many employees lack access, the disparities across different demographics, and the impact of...

May 29, 2018

Let's Talk About Menstrual Health

In many parts of the world, during menstruation, women and girls are restricted from daily activities such as eating certain foods, touching animals, going to school, or ...

March 26, 2018

A Paid Leave Story

Paid Leave is a benefit that shouldn’t be left to chance....

March 13, 2018

Reflecting on Panorama’s First Year as an Action Tank

When Panorama launched one year ago, we decided to call ourselves an action tank because that’s what we are about: Working alongside partners to drive action on major soc...

March 08, 2018

A Pledge on International Women’s Day: Female Donors, Join Forces

These incredibly strong and thoughtful women believe passionately in building partnerships to take on issues relevant to women and girls, and they recognize that the best...

March 08, 2018

What We Learned from Talking with U.S. Employers About Paid Leave

Employers want to do the right thing by their employees. Aligning hearts with heads isn’t always an easy thing, especially in the corporate world....

January 22, 2018

It’s Not Rocket Science: Ten Guidelines to Successfully Work Across Sectors

Cross-sector collaboration is the only way we are going to overcome the global challenges we face today....

September 14, 2017

Why We Need Collaboration and a New Mindset to Prevent the Next Big Disaster

Translating ideas like planetary health into concrete actions means we have the potential to better prepare for the next big natural disaster, and to hopefully prevent th...

September 05, 2017

Lessons from the Space Race Will Help Fight Neglected Diseases

Like the Space Race, the battle to end deadly diseases must similarly embrace strong leadership and collaboration to succeed....

July 13, 2017

Paid Leave: Good for Families, Good for Business

Five benefits of paid family leave....

June 21, 2017

Jeff Bezos, Here’s How to Focus on Both Today and Tomorrow

Jeff Bezos, founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com...

June 21, 2017

What is Global Health Diplomacy and Why Does It Matter?

Peter Small and Gabrielle Fitzgerald prepare for a Q&A on Global Health Diplomacy...

June 02, 2017

Why President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement May Actually Help the Planet

Nearly 9,500 Londoners die annually from air pollution, according to a 2015 study reported by The Guardian https://goo.gl/DGeVXg....

May 30, 2017

New Director-General Tedros Must Modernize WHO’s Engagement with the World

WHO mobile clinics provide health care to needy communities in remote areas of Nigeria. Photo: WHO/A. Clements-Hunt...

April 11, 2017

Turning Hardship to Strength – the Promise of Planetary Health

A planetary health approach could help prevent future disease outbreaks like the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak and the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic...

February 07, 2017

Why it Pays to Offer Employees Paid Leave

Paid family and medical leave is good for families and for business....

January 30, 2017

Think Boldly and Act Globally – Why I Started Panorama

Gabrielle Fitzgerald at the Ebola Innovation Summit...

January 30, 2017

Shuttle Diplomacy to Outsmart Epidemics

CEPI Founding Partners Announcement at WEF Davos, January 2017...

September 29, 2016

What Do Ban Ki-moon, Justin Trudeau, Usher and Bill Gates Have in Common? Global Health Diplomacy

When more people recognize the role and value of global health diplomacy, the world will be able to accelerate and intensify the immense progress we have seen over the pa...

January 16, 2014

Midwives: Critical Players in Delivering Family Planning in Indonesia

The Indonesian government’s plan to improve health care is to strengthen midwives to provide family planning services, but 11 percent of married women have an unmet need ...

December 13, 2013

A Thousand Heavens, No More Poverty

How do you teach someone who has never eaten in a restaurant how to be a waiter?...

May 29, 2013

My New Hero: Senator Pia Cayetano of the Philippines

Senator Cayetano was the youngest female Senator ever elected in the Philippines nine years ago. ...