Tag Archives: Health

Arming Suicide Helplines to Better Combat India’s Mental Health Crisis

By Kapil Kanungo, Kishan Shah, Kashish Saluja, and Gaurav Gupta  In 2014, nearly 131,000 people committed suicide in India. This number continues to grow each year, with India accounting for about 30% of all suicide deaths in the world. For young … Continue reading

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Building Resilient Health Systems Before the Next Crisis: Lessons from Ebola and Zika

By Julia Rohrer and Felipe Amaya Salazar In the summer of 2014, the media exploded with headlines about a destructive and previously little-known disease: Ebola. Now, nearly a year after the last reported case, and with a new vaccine showing promise, … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Global Health Convening: What’s Next?

Fundamental shifts are changing global health as we know it, requiring diverse and disruptive groups of people from across sectors to collaborate on solutions. How can a “reimagined” convening most effectively bring these groups together to drive financing and innovation … Continue reading

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How Nigerian Businesses Can Help Save Newborn Babies

By Dalberg’s Erin Barringer, Sylvia Warren, and Ian Warthin; Olufunke Fasawe of Clinton Health Access Initiative,; USAID’s David Milestone, Joseph Monehin, and Nikki Tyler  Each year, over 250,000 newborns die in Nigeria within their first 28 days of life – … Continue reading

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Driving demand for chlorhexidine: Introducing a human-centered design toolkit

By Nikki Tyler. First published on Healthy Newborn Network. In 2015, 2.7 million babies died within their first 28 days of life. The first 28 days of life – termed the neonatal period – is recognized as the most vulnerable time … Continue reading

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Featuring HUGinsure: The World’s First Social Impact Insurance Firm

Oxford Said Business School’s Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship recently featured HUGinsure as one of Africa’s new innovative finance vehicles pushing the boundaries of traditional finance for greater development impact. HUGinsure, a joint venture between D. Capital Partners and Hollard … Continue reading

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Slideshow: Volunteering in The Jungle – A Journey to the Calais Refugee Camp

By Katya Akulinicheva At 3:45am on a grim November Saturday, my alarm marked the start of what was going to be a very long day. Wearing rainboots and with my duffle bag in hand, I set off for my 5-hour … Continue reading

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10 Global Health Trends from 2015 and What They Mean for the New Year

This article was originally published in NextBillion. By Erin Barringer and Vicky Hausman At Dalberg, we recently took the time to reflect on some of the most exciting moments in global health in 2015 and what’s to come in 2016. Last … Continue reading

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21st Century’s Emerging Inequality

By Gaurav Gupta In the current discussion on rising inequality, it’s easy to overlook the fact that inequality was the norm, and simply expected, throughout most of history. Not until the 20th century did equality become a leading value. Last … Continue reading

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Presenting the USAID Community Health Framework and Toolkit

By Shruthi Jayaram Integrating communities and families into healthcare is critical to help people live longer, healthier lives. Community health approaches which facilitate this integration have shown significant promise, especially in areas where access to hospitals and health providers is … Continue reading

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