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Re-Defining Access: Who's Responsible?

Over the last decade, significant investment and effort has been spent developing products to address diseases of the developing world, including malaria, TB, and AIDS. Product Development Partnerships (PDPs), nonprofit organizations that work with donors, governments, and the industry to... Read more

New Year's Resolutions Hit Reality

It’s that time of year- in the euphoria of flipping over the calendar, we made new year’s resolutions. The excitement of yearly planning has us all in a tizzy: FSG’s annual retreat is this week, world leaders (and some of our staff) convene for the World Economic Forum, and clients launch new... 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

The Global Fund: Too Important to Fail

Ten years ago, the world’s wealthiest nations made an unprecedented commitment to save the lives of the world’s poor by creating The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Today, political skittishness and financial turmoil threaten to undo all of this progress. We must not allow... Read more

Progress in HIV Treatment at the Crossroads

Turn on the news today and you’ll see political, academic and corporate leaders alike, all clamoring to find a remedy for our ailing global economy that everyone can agree on. The cacophony is deafening, and there is no shortage of solutions being presented. Debates aside, the current global... Read more

Restoring Trust in Vaccines: A Complex Task

The FSG Global Health Impact Area regularly organizes training sessions, in which guest speakers are invited to share their perspectives on some of the most pressing health issues. Last week, we were fortunate enough to have Dr. Heidi Larson, Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and... 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

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