As global health shifts focus from infectious diseases to noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease, experts believe policy adjustments, reformed health systems and effective partnerships will be key to reorienting systems to treat NCDs.   In many countries,…

What’s wrong with this picture? Noncommunicable diseases cause 67% of deaths in low- and middle-income countries, but only about 1% of the foreign aid for health care targets them.   In an op-ed, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni discusses the global failure to take on…

Fact 1: 415 million people worldwide currently have diabetes—3/4 live in low- and middle-income countries. Fact 2: 65.3 million people were refugees or internally displaced persons last year. Fact 3: People with…

Fact 1: 415 million people worldwide currently have diabetes—3/4 live in low- and middle-income countries. Fact 2: 65.3 million people were refugees or internally displaced persons last year. Fact 3: People with…

The 17th round of the Grand Challenges Grants, which closed recently, provides an opportunity for novel research, programming and technology development affecting global health priorities. Unfortunately, the organization missed another chance to add an important focus area…