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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Deaths of humanitarian aid workers reach record high
Sam Jones | Guardian Development | “Figures released for World Humanitarian Day show 2013 was most dangerous yet, with 155 deaths and 134 kidnappings” Deaths of humanitarian aid workers reach record high | The Guardian   The post Deaths of humanitarian aid workers […]
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

Humanosphere: Ebola outbreak’s negative impact on maternal mortality
The Awful Ebola-Maternal Mortality Nexus…You don’t need ebola to die from it. Reporting from Monrovia, Jina Moore describes how fear of ebola and a broken health system are killing pregnant women. “Liberia has one of the highest rates of maternal […]
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Global Health Hub Featured Content

A Race to Save Millions of Lives
A study published in the July 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has made it increasingly clear that the world faces the looming threat of losing one of its most important tools in the global fight […]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Smart Global Health CSIS

Reflections on AIDS 2014
The International AIDS 2014 Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia from July 20-25, left very mixed impressions. The tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 cast a shadow over the event, and profoundly shaped the atmosphere and discourse. […]
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Smart Global Health CSIS

Weekly topics: IHP news 284: Health Policy & Financing (IHP News #284)
IP Watch – Compulsory Licences Needed For Affordable Hepatitis C Innovative Drug Regimens Daniele Dionisio; http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/08/05/compulsory-licences-needed-for-affordable-hepatitis-c-innovative-drug-regimens/?utm_source=IP-Watch+Subscribers&utm_campaign=e1ca9dc750-DAILY_SUMMARY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b78685696b-e1ca9dc750-352135669 Compulsory licences should be issued to roll out generic versions of innovative HCV drugs. Only generic competition can push down the excessive prices of these lifesaving […]
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
International Health Policies Blog (ITM, Antwerp)

Weekly topics: IHP news 284: Miscellaneous (IHP News #284)
For some other analyses of the OWG outcome document : see Oxfam’s Kate “donut” Raworth & Simon Maxwell. ODI (report) –Maximising international finance for development in the poorest and most vulnerable countries Judit Tyson et al.; http://www.odi.org/publications/8713-maximising-international-finance-development-poorest-most-vulnerable-countries Private capital flows have the potential to […]
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
International Health Policies Blog (ITM, Antwerp)

Globalization of leptospirosis through travel and migration
Leptospirosis remains the most widespread zoonotic disease in the world, commonly found in tropical or temperate climates. While previous studies have offered insight into intra-national and intra-regional transmission, few have analyzed transmission across international borders. Our review aimed at examining […]
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
Globalization and Health

[Articles] Burden of childhood tuberculosis in 22 high-burden countries: a mathematical modelling study
Our model has shown that the incidence of paediatric tuberculosis is higher than the number of notifications, particularly in young children. Estimates of current household exposure and cumulative infection suggest an enormous opportunity for preventive treatment. […]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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