3 out of 4 Ghanaians are satisfied with the quality of their country in terms of progress in political voice, and the provision of health and education—enviable proof that a young democracy can deliver. Challenges and limitations remain, however.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a network of disease-surveillance teams to conduct child autopsies in poor countries, with an initial investment of $75 million, it announced yesterday.

By Krycia Cowling Thank you for your coverage of Jeffrey Sachs’s talk last Thursday in Global Health NOW. I also attended the lecture. While I welcome his call for universal health coverage, I was disappointed that he made no mention of many of the most important…

While working on a doctorate in public health at the University of North Carolina  several years ago, AP reporter Mike Stobbe set out to learn my the post of US surgeon general had become “invisible.” The result is his new book, “Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics…