Category: Health

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report

UK government among those exaggerating impact of aid – report I know first hand impact evaluation process is broken. Not just #globalhealth but across all sectors of aid. Rigorous assessments are rare, riddled with bias and poor implementation. @DFID_UK @USAID @3ieNews https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jul/03/uk-government-among-those-exaggerating-impact-of-aid-report?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse On the challenges of maintaining quality, universal health insurance. Even for a country that’s touted as having one of the best healthcare systems in the world, budget and staffing challenges abound. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/11/french-medics-health-service-collapse-doctors-nurses-protest-outside-french-health-ministry-strikes?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

NYTimes: A Secret to Better Health Care

NYTimes: A Secret to Better Health Care

A Secret to Better Health Care Important focus on the nexus of healthcare and social spending more generally. Bottom line is that improving social spending could reduce overall healthcare costs. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/opinion/health-care-social-services.html