Social finance could provide much-needed incentives for the development of known generic drugs to treat new diseases.
For years, the international aid community has stigmatized, mistreated, or simply ignored the millions of people who suffer from mental illness. We need a new approach.
Reverse and frugal innovation approaches have their limits when it comes to health impact for the poor. We need more ways to provide high-quality, affordable products to low-income people.
Funders are devising new approaches that account for the impact that
social issues have on people’s health.
The causes of health inequity are diverse and entwined; the solutions will be as well.
Community-based organizations, philanthropic institutions, and federal agencies—all are needed to support and sustain revitalization efforts.
By catalyzing the power of people to make change, community organizers equip
people at every level to overcome the myriad barriers to health.
The Deaconess Foundation seeks to shift public policy, mobilize community members, and strengthen advocacy efforts related to children and youth.
Health impact assessments can be used to bring the social determinants
of health into the policymaking process.
A coalition of organizations in New York has made progress in improving the lives and health of nail salon workers.