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.

Around Town

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 Financing
World 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 Poverty
The 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.