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Equity Measurement Toolkit now available

This toolkit, produced by the Social Franchising Metrics Working Group, includes a simple, field tested and accurate survey tool that can be used by health programs to measure the wealth status of their clienteleMore

GHG launches 2014 Clinical Social Franchising Compendium

For the past six years, the Global Health Group’s Private Sector Healthcare Initiative has been surveying clinical social franchising programs around the world to learn where and how they work, what health services they specialize in, who they serve, and what their health impact isMore

Researchers develop new metric to evaluate national malaria elimination

This week, researchers from the Global Health Group, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Imperial College London, and the Swaziland National Malaria Control Program published a new article in ScienceMore

Global Health Group hosts second low-dose primaquine roadmap meeting

As an FDA-approved antimalarial drug that is typically used for the radical cure of P. vivax malaria, primaquine is recently seeing renewed interest as a P. falciparum transmission blockerMore

China's 1-3-7 approach to malaria elimination surveillance and response

As malaria programs shift from malaria control to elimination, increased focus on surveillance is crucial to identify and respond to remaining casesMore
Minister Kamwi launching the scorecard in Geneva. Courtesy of ALMA.

E8 launches Malaria Elimination Scorecard for Southern Africa

On May 19th, the Elimination Eight (E8) regional initiative and the Southern African Development Community launched a malaria elimination scorecardMore

Global Health Group releases briefings on the impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on Eliminating Countries

As the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria begins implementing its New Funding Model (NFM), the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative has released two briefings on the impact that the NFM is anticipated to have on countries that are nearing malaria eliminationMore

Malaria Elimination Background Paper Series and Strategy Briefs

The UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative is pleased to share with you a series of background papers designed to make evidence-based recommendations on the roles of program management, surveillance, importation management and mass drug administration in countries targeting...More

Just in time for World Malaria Day: GHG partners with Novartis Foundation to tackle malaria in Namibia

The Global Health Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, the Namibian National Vector-borne Disease Control Program (NVDCP), the Multidisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Namibia (UNAM), the London School of Hygiene and...More

Global Health Group and partners release the Elimination Scenario Planning tool manual

This World Malaria Day, the UCSF Global Health Group is proud to announce the release of the new report, “From Malaria Control to Malaria Elimination: A Manual for Elimination Scenario Planning”More