Organizations and news
World Health Organization (WHO)
Center for Global Development
AMSA - Global Health Commitee
IMCC - International Medical Cooperation Commitee
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
International Institute for Environment and Development
US Coalition for Child Survival
UCL Centre for International Health and Development
Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
Centre on Global Change and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Global Forum for Health Research
Global Health Reporting
Grand Challenges in Global Health
Inter Press Service Health News
Global Health Council
Global Equity Gauge Alliance (GEGA)
Globalization and Health
Movies about Global Health
- Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset
Talking at the US State Department this summer, Hans Rosling uses his fascinating data- bubble software to burst myths about the developing world. Look for new analysis on China and
the post-bailout world, mixed with classic data shows.
- Jacqueline Novogratz
Jacqueline Novogratz applauds the world's heightened interest in Africa and poverty, but argues
persuasively for a new approach
- Steven Johnson
Author Steven Johnson takes us on a 10-minute tour of The Ghost Map, his book about a
cholera outbreak in 1854 London and the impact it had on science, cities and modern society.
- Nathan Wolfe's jungle search for viruses
Virus hunter Nathan Wolfe is outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead:
discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge -- passing from animals to humans
among poor subsistence hunters in Africa -- before they claim millions of lives.
- Q&A on swine flu with virus hunter Nathan Wolfe: "We've created a perfect storm for viruses"
- Larry Brilliant wants to stop pandemics
Accepting the 2006 TED Prize, Dr. Larry Brilliant talks about how smallpox was eradicated from
the planet, and calls for a new global system that can identify and contain pandemics before
- Dean Ornish on the world's killer diet
Stop wringing your hands over AIDS, cancer and the avian flu. Cardiovascular disease kills
more people than everything else combined -- and it’s mostly preventable. Dr. Dean Ornish
explains how changing our eating habits will save lives.
- Robert Neuwirth on our "shadow cities"
Robert Neuwirth, author of Shadow Cities, finds the world’s squatter sites -- where a billion people
now make their homes -- to be thriving centers of ingenuity and innovation. He takes us on a
- Eva Vertes looks to the future of medicine
Eva Vertes -- only 19 when she gave this talk -- discusses her journey toward studying medicine
and her drive to understand the roots of cancer and Alzheimer’s.
- Emily Oster flips our thinking on AIDS in Africa
Emily Oster re-examines the stats on AIDS in Africa from an economic perspective and reaches
a stunning conclusion: Everything we know about the spread of HIV on the continent is wrong.
- Paul Collier on the "bottom billion"
Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can
we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.
Facts and publications about Global Health
Harvard Initiative for Global Health
Globalis - an Interactive World Map
Global Health Facts
Rx for Survival
United Nations Millennium Goals
Time Archive: Global Health
World Economics Forum
Global Health Watch
Global Health Education Consortium
John Hopkins Center for Global Health
Duke Global Health Institute
Global Health eLearning Centre