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Global Health: Investing in Our Future

This briefing book represents the international NGO perspective on a wide range of global health challenges. The book's 15 briefs provide a quick summary of various global health issues, as well as a closer look at the impact of U.S. investments within the sector.

Integrating Health in Relief and Development: Principles

Transitioning from Relief to Development in the Health Sector

Tools, guides, and other resources for use in designing and implementing health programs in transition periods.

Global Health: Impact through Integration

Case Studies.

Country Ownership: Moving from Rhetoric to Action

This policy paper defines the concept of country ownership, outlines its core elements, and provides actionable recommendations for the U.S. government. Country ownership requires the participation of both citizens and government in development efforts. Empowering citizens and states to take responsibility for their own development by using local systems will allow for better targeting of resources, strengthened accountability among various stakeholders and, ultimately, increased sustainability and success.

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The Board on Global Health at The National Academy of Sciences has published a new report "Global Health and the Future Role of the United States." This report examines the changing landscape of global health and opportunities for the U.S. government, as well as nongovernmental orgnaizations and private sector, to improve responsiveness,...
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