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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[Articles] Burden of typhoid fever in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic, literature-based update with risk-factor adjustment
The risk-adjusted typhoid fever burden estimate was more conservative than previous estimates. However, by distinguishing the risk differences, it will allow assessment of the effect at the population level and will facilitate cost-effectiveness calculations for risk-based vaccination strategies for future […]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014
The Lancet - Global Health

[Articles] Global extent of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Heterogeneity of study design and analysis has confounded global surveillance of chloroquine-resistant P vivax, which is now present across most countries endemic for P vivax. Improved methods for monitoring of drug resistance are needed to inform antimalarial policy in these […]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014
The Lancet - Global Health

Building healthier supply chains: the business case
It is increasingly clear that the economic health of countries, and of individuals, is directly tied to good nutrition. It is not difficult to see that this impact on productivity, lost future workforce and increased absenteeism due to sickness also […]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Eldis - Health

The puzzle of economic growth and stalled health improvement in the Philippines
The Philippine economy has grown respectably in the past few years, but the overall health status indicators have not markedly improved commensurate with that growth. This Policy Note provides an overview of the puzzle of economic growth and stalled health improvement […]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Eldis - Health

Kaiser Family Foundation Analysis Examines Ebola Epidemiology Data, Epidemic Projections
Kaiser Family Foundation: Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million? In the latest post in the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Policy Insights series, Jen Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV policy for the foundation, […]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

Communication Challenges: Malaria or Ebola
The purpose of health education of behavior change communication (BCC) is to share ideas such that all sides of the communication process learn to act in ways that better control and prevent disease and promote health.  Both community members (clients) […]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

A call for a moratorium on the .health generic top-level domain: preventing the commercialization and exclusive control of online health information
In just a few weeks, the Internet could be expanded to include a new .health generic top-level domain name run by a for-profit company with virtually no public health credentials - unless the international community intervenes immediately. This matters to […]
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Globalization and Health

On the margins of aid orthodoxy: the Brazil-Mozambique collaboration to produce essential medicines in Africa
Background: On the back of its recent economic development and domestic success in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Brazil is helping the Government of Mozambique to set up a pharmaceutical factory as part of its South-South cooperation programme. Until recently, a consensus […]
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
Globalization and Health

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