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Back in the Saddle; Global Health Financing & other interesting links…

I am back from a great trip to Beijing and Seoul and am just getting back into the saddle. Hopefully regular posting will resume soon. While cleaning out my inbox I grabbed a few eclectic links to share. The most important one to note is listed first below; Health Affairs (a leading health policy journal) has a mandate to expand its coverage to global health issues. The latest issue is devoted to global health financing. Enjoy!

Health Affairs: Global Health Financing, link
Some sample article titles:
– Financing Global Health: Mission Unaccomplished
– Universal Coverage In The Land Of Smiles: Lessons From Thailand’s 30 Baht Health Reforms
– Technological And Social Innovation: A Unifying New Paradigm For Global Health
– The Application Of Business Models To Medical Research
Related to this see Ana’s post over at NextBillion’s on Micro health insurance for the poor

TED Global 2007 Coverage
TED 100 websites you should know
– Africa Talks online, link
iPienso suggests Euvin Nadoo’s TED talk, link (also see Zoo Station)
– Related – if you haven’t already, read Jen Brea’s article: Africans to Bono: “For God’s sake please stop!”
– For comprehensive coverage you already know to check out Zuckerman’s site

Other Links
1. Easterly review – How, and How Not, to Stop AIDS in Africa, link (via 3 Quarks)

2. Looking to water to find peace in Darfur, link

3. Follow along as Duke Med Center carries 9 tons of surplus med supplies to Kampala, Uganda, link
4. Also check out Duke Global Health P.L.U.S. (Placement of Life-changing Usable Surplus), link

5. IBM on emerging infectious diseases, link

6. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, link (movie trailer below)
With the help of the Canadian NGO CECI Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars got instruments and a soundsystem so they could start playing for their fellow refugees, bringing needed hope and relief to the traumatized population…


Written by Aman

August 6, 2007 at 10:01 pm

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