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New Corporate Innovation Models for Fighting NCDs

Historically, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have not enjoyed a high profile in global health circles and popular media alongside their communicable brethren such as HIV, malaria, TB, and Ebola, but there is much reason to believe this is changing. Even amid the Ebola crisis, 2014 was a year... Read more

The Cancer Divide: From Recognition to Action

The cancer disease burden in developing countries is growing rapidly. This year over half of the nearly 13 million cancer cases diagnosed worldwide and two-thirds of cancer deaths will occur in the world’s low and middle income countries (LMICs). By 2030, LMICs will... Read more

Five Favorite Global Health TED Talks

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of TED, the renowned conference and resulting website that distribute “riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.” For FSGers, an inherently curious bunch, it’s like intellectual candy – we’re even planning our own internal lunchtime TED talks series.... Read more

It’s About People We Will Never Meet

Finding meaningful answers to global health questions is hard, because, well, they are global. World leaders will convene next week to consider the massive and growing global health issue of non-communicable diseases. In the months leading up to the U.N high-level meeting, there has been an... Read more

This Week in Global Health

A lot of recent developments in global health have been sparking discussion around the office. I thought I’d share a couple of the items we’d been talking about lately.

In non-communicable diseases, we’ve been hearing lots of updates and reflections from the... Read more