Global Health

How Seattle Can Disrupt Tuberculosis

Originally published by Project Syndicate, April 3, 2019 A major report recently published by the medical journal The Lancet finds that a tuberculosis-free world is possible. While TB is not […]

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 to reach […]

A Big Year Ahead for Cervical Cancer Prevention

Big global gains against cervical cancer are possible with sustained attention and investment, and gains are urgently needed. Even though it is preventable, cervical cancer is a leading cause of […]

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 inspiring women […]

No, We Are Still Not Ready for a Global Pandemic

Four years ago, a devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed more than 11,000 people and sparked worldwide fear of a global pandemic. Worldwide, leaders committed to prioritizing preparedness to ensure this […]

Philanthropy Must Connect the Planet’s Health and Human Health

Hurricanes, air pollution, disease outbreaks — the news is filled with visual evidence of the intricate links between the environment and health. New studies and reports corroborate these global interconnections, […]