Events Around Town & other resources
Find out about local healthcare and global health events here as well as additional resources that can help you further your understanding of Global Health.
May 18-20, IBM StartupHealth Weekend Nurse Hackathon 2018 Hacking the Opioid Crisis @ Northeastern (use the code "Babson" for 15% off)
June 15, CAMTech Gun Violence Prevention Demo Day, Boston, MA
Systems Approaches in Global Health
World Health Organization: The WHO Health Systems Framework
World Health Organization: WHO's Framework for action strengthening health systems
The Economist Article: Universal health care, worldwide, is within reach
Devex Article: Q&A Why UHC makes for a good investment
Skoll Foundation Blog: How Collective Action Will Amplify Impact of Community Health Worker Models
Tim Evans YouTube Video: The Health Workforce and Health Systems
Devex Article: Lessons from Sri Lanka on malaria elimination
YouTube Video: Celine Schillinger TEDx talk on powerful social networks that has led to collaborations and breakthroughs in the fight against dengue fever
Global Health FinancingWorld Health Organization: WHO estimates cost of reaching costs of reaching global health by 2030
Institute for Health Metrics: Health Financing
Global Health Council Blog: Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Global Health
Security and Global Health
Devex Report: From Healthy to Secure: Insights from Global Health and Security Leaders
Technology and Global Health
Foreign Affairs Article: Blockchain and Global Health How the Technology Could Cut Wasted and Reduce Fraud
HBR Article: The Potential for Blockchain to Transform Electronic Health Records
The LANCET Global Health Blog: Can Blockchain disrupt health education, licensing and credentialling?
Quartz Africa Article: The World's First Commercial Drone Delivery Service was Launched in Rwanda
Ethics in Global Health Procurement
British Medical Association Article: BMA marks a decade of championing fair medical trade
Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health
The Lancet Commission Report: Measuring the health-related Sustainable Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Social Progress Index
Impacts of Catastrophic Healthcare Expenditures
NPR Article: Health Care Costs Push A Staggering Number Of People Into Extreme PovertyThe Burden of Medical Debt: Results from the Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times Medical Bills Survey
G4 Alliance Meeting: The Power of Surgical Care to Catalyse Universal Health Coverage - Dec. 15, 2017
Access the event recording here.
World Institute for Healthcare Improvement (WIHI) Podcast Health Systems' Role in Veteran and Chronic Homelessness - Oct. 12, 2017
Podcast recording here.
Boston Global Surgery Symposium Recording - Mar. 4, 2017
If you missed out on our offer to attend this event, you can watch the session recordings.
Future of Health in Southeast Asia Recording - Apr. 28, 2017
If you were unable to attend this event, you can access the event recording here.