“Too often governments and businesses don’t talk to each other,” Michael R. Bloomberg said at the opening yesterday of the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, which he convened during #UNGA72 to begin to fix that missed opportunity.

Since President Trump announced he is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which benefits undocumented immigrants brought to the US before age 16, debate has raged about potential economic consequences. Yet DACA’s substantial public health benefits…

How countries can move toward building sustainable community health programs

The concept of airbags has been around since the 1940s, but early slow-to-deploy models didn’t gain much buy-in from automakers. In the 1970s, awareness of automobile safety measures like seat belts picked up, and the airbag finally had its moment.

From the In case you missed it department: “I am a scientist, a policy expert, a civil servant and a worried citizen,” writes former Interior Department official Joel Clement in a Washington Post opinion piece from last month. “Reluctantly, as of today, I am also a…

Early this morning, the US Senate handed down a 49-51 vote to reject the latest Republican plan to repeal sections of the Affordable Care Act. 3 Republican senators—Senator John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska—teamed up to vote against…

The documentary “Bending the Arc” examines the thorny question of who will pay for health care for the poor. Drawing on archival footage and photographs, the film follows the young idealists who in 1987 founded Partners in Health, a group that included physician Paul Farmer…

After much secrecy and behind-closed-doors work, the Senate GOP leadership released its much-anticipated health care bill yesterday. Knives were sharpened, indignation and adulation were expressed. There was even “die-in” outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s…

Senate Republicans will roll out their plan to dismantle the US Affordable Care Act today.

GENEVA – At a World Health Assembly side event on Tuesday, US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said the US “strongly, strongly” supports WHO.” That same day the Trump administration released an FY18 budget with a 26% reduction in global health funding among…