Welcome to the Geneva Global Health Platform!


This is a meeting ground for those who are committed to improving the health and well-being of more people in more places. This forum is a continuation of the many fruitful dialogues launched at the four past editions of the Geneva Health Forum conference. Read more…

On the Geneva Global Health Platform, you build your knowledge networks or research teams, you launch and debate issues close to your heart, test ideas that you wish to write about or research. It is for you to decide which of the groups created by you should be open and which private. It is for you to decide whom to invite to participate and who to moderate your discussions. The Forum provides fantastic options for storing all the work of your group in one place, be it text documents or audio-visuals. Consider this your space for Global Health.

You may join an existing group that is of interest to you or you may set up your own group and invite collaborators and peers. You can announce events related to Global Health and reach a wide audience. You can organize your students into a thematic group and run the discussions through this platform.

 

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[Comment] Home HIV testing and counselling: answers raising questions
This year, UNAIDS announced its ambitious 90-90-90 treatment targets to eliminate the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. To do so will require, within 5 years, 90% of people living with HIV worldwide to know their status, 90% of these individuals to […]
Sat, Nov 01, 2014
The Lancet - Global Health

[Series] Emerging novel and antimicrobial-resistant respiratory tract infections: new drug development and therapeutic options
The emergence and spread of antimicrobial-resistant bacterial, viral, and fungal pathogens for which diminishing treatment options are available is of major global concern. New viral respiratory tract infections with epidemic potential, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, swine-origin influenza A […]
Sat, Nov 01, 2014
The Lancet - Global Health

End Quarantine of CA Healthcare Workers Fighting Ebola
The Following is a letter I wrote to the Director of the CA Dept of Public Health, urging him to end the 21-day quarantine of CA health workers caring for Ebola patients in West Africa. Please read the letter and sign […]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

Weekly topics: IHP news 293: Global Health Initiatives (IHP News #293)
Global Fund observer – new issues In the previous GFO issue  (253), there’s among others, an article  (by David Garmaise) on the need to abolish incentive funding for the Global Fund. “The Technical Review Panel says that incentive funding is not […]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
International Health Policies Blog (ITM, Antwerp)

Weekly topics: IHP news 293: NCDs (IHP News #293)
Plos Translational Global health – The greatest health threat you’ve never heard of, but need to know about. A Demaio; http://blogs.plos.org/globalhealth/2014/10/greatest-health-threat-youve-never-heard-need-know/ NCDs obviously  – why otherwise would this blog come under this heading? 29 October – World Stroke day http://blogs.cdc.gov/global/2014/10/27/october-29-is-world-stroke-day/ On October 29, 2014, for […]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
International Health Policies Blog (ITM, Antwerp)

Rwanda Program Provides Lessons On Providing Cancer Care To Poor
Nature Reviews Cancer: Bringing cancer care to the poor: experiences from Rwanda Rwanda Health Minister Agnes Binagwaho, Lawrence Shulman of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and colleagues from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Rwandan Ministry of Health, and Partners in Health […]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

Improving tuberculosis case detection: a compendium of TB REACH case studies, lessons learned and a monitoring and evaluation framework
This document is not meant to be prescriptive and should not be used as a guideline. Instead, it provides ideas and context for various approaches that can be adapted, measured and evaluated. Its intended use is for National TB Programmes (NTPs) and their partners who […]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Eldis - Health

Towards a comprehensive global approach to prevention and control of NCDs
Background: The “25×25” strategy to tackle the global challenge of non-communicable diseases takes a traditional approach, concentrating on a few diseases and their immediate risk factors.DiscussionWe propose elements of a comprehensive strategy to address NCDs that takes account of the evolving […]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Globalization and Health

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