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Global Health Group reviews the use of primaquine to target malaria

With the mounting threat of antimalarial drug-resistance, there is a growing interest in the use of transmission blocking drugs to not only curb the spread of resistance, but also accelerate the path to malaria elimination and subsequent eradicationMore

Global Health Group congratulates Dr. Alonso on GMP appointment

The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative congratulates Professor Pedro Alonso on his appointment to lead WHO’s Global Malaria Program.More

Global Health Group call for P. Falciparum elimination in Greater Mekong Subregion

Researchers at the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative and partner institutions recently published a commentary in Malaria Journal, entitled The challenge of artemisinin resistance can only be met by eliminating Plasmodium falciparum malaria across the Greater Mekong Subregion.More

E2Pi Publishes Profile on UNITAID's Role in Global Health

UNITAID is an innovative financing mechanism that raises new funds for global health and complements existing initiatives targeting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malariaMore

WHO: Making fair choices on the path to universal health coverage

This final report by the Consultative Group addresses the key issues of fairness and equity that arise on the path to UHC by clarifying these issues and by offering practical recommendations.More

CDDEP interviews Gavin Yamey

The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health released its report Global Health 2035: A world converging within a generationMore

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