In collaboration with the University of Washington, The Center for Global Health Research, and the Public Health Foundation of India, the Disease Control Priorities Network (DCPN) aims to improve the efficacy of health resource spending in various contexts around the globe.
Saving Brains, an initiative supported by Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), aims to unlock the unfulfilled potential of human capital by focusing on interventions that nurture and protect brain development in the first 1,000 days of life.
Supported by NORAD and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health will serve as a 20-year anniversary research and consultative project to reflect on the importance today and for the future of the key findings of the World Bank's World Development Report '93. The ultimate emphasis of the CIH will be to draw lessons from past success to inform current and future policies for addressing remaining global health problems.
Has the data from the CDC's Environmental Public Health Tracking Network led to improved public health practice and outcomes?
Increased use of accurate rapid diagnostics tests (RDTs) has the potential to better target treatment as well as cut down on drug wastage. How can use of febrile illness RDTs be expanded in the developing world, and how can we measure the costs and benefits of doing so?
Vitamin A deficiency is a serious public health issue in India. How could biofortification of mustard contribute to alleviating the problem?
If two drugs (in combination) are good, are three or more being used concurrently by different patients better at keeping drug resistance at bay?
The Extending the Cure project is a research and consultative effort that frames the growing problem of antibiotic resistance as a challenge in managing a shared societal resource.
The Affordable Medicines Facility – malaria (AMFm) is an innovative financing mechanism designed to expand access to the most effective treatment for malaria, artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) through the public, private and NGO sectors.
The Malaria Atlas Project - Elimination (MAPe) is an international scientifi c collaboration with close ties to the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP). The primary mission of MAPe is to develop a strategic planning tool for malaria elimination. The strategic planning tool is being developed to support country-level and international planning for malaria control and elimination using a linked set of mathematical models and supporting databases.