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] Therapeutic CCR5 blockade illuminates IRIS pathogenesis
Severe HIV-induced immunodeficiency confers an increased risk of not only opportunistic infections, but also of developing an immune reconstitution disorder after antiretroviral therapy (ART) is started. The main type of immune reconstitution disorder is an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) […]
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

“University Doctors: We Need More Support Fighting Ebola in Africa”
Hospitalists (Phuoc Le and Sri Shamasunder) from UC San Francisco who are heading to Liberia advocate for universities and academic medical centers to step up to the fight against ebola – not just through better preparedness among US hospitals, but also by fully supporting […]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

Guardian Launches Interactive Ebola Funding Tracker
The Guardian: Ebola funding tracker — interactive “Actual payments fall significantly short of amounts pledged … to fight Ebola. Our interactive tracks daily the total contributions pledged by countries and organizations, and records what has actually been paid out towards […]
Wed, Oct 29, 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 ?25x25? strategy to tackle the global challenge of non-communicable diseases takes a traditional approach, concentrating on a few diseases and their immediate risk factors. Discussion: We propose elements of a comprehensive strategy to address NCDs that takes account of […]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Globalization and Health

Health Systems Support Needed for Enhanced Global Disease Prevention
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has taught us many lessons, among them that weak health services anywhere are a potential threat to everyone everywhere. While even the most advanced countries have been challenged by the virus, the fact that […]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
Smart Global Health CSIS

Haemorrhagic fevers in Africa: narratives, politics and pathways of disease and response
Outbreak narratives have justified rapid and sometimes draconian international policy responses and control measures. Yet there is a variety of other ways of framing haemorrhagic fevers. There present different views concerning who is at risk, and how? Is the ‘system’ […]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
Eldis - Health

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