Leaders worldwide agree that collecting data on population health is key to monitoring the efficacy of programs, and they met on June 9 at a high-level summit to talk strategy. The “Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health” event brought together the World Bank…

Transnational corporations annually deprive Africa of $11 billion in taxes—almost 2X Africa’s development aid intake, according to Oxfam International.

Among those feeling the pain of California’s continuing water woes are families in poor, largely Latino neighborhoods of the eastern Coachella Valley who long have struggled with shortages of safe drinking water and had to rely on purchasing expensive bottled water.…

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Creating a politically neutral action plan, like the SDGs, leads to an “empty” final product, says Bill Easterly, eminent economist and noted critic of large-scale aid plans. He adds that the word “sustainable” has been so overused in development circles that it’s almost…

In a brisk tour of Gates Foundation global health priorities, Trevor Mundel emphasized the role of innovation and technology during a talk yesterday at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.   The president for Global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates…