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American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Guideline Modernization Program/Initiative

By Abdul R. Abdullah, M.D. | Jan 22, 2018

By Abdul R. Abdullah, M.D. Science and Medicine Advisor, Clinical Research and Policy American Heart Association | American College of…

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Data and Analytics: The Backbone of Global Health

By Trevor Mundel, PhD | Dec 19, 2017

By Trevor Mundel, PhD President, Global Health Division Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Introduction Recently, a journalist asked me how…

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Resolve: What It Is, Why It’s Needed

By Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH | Nov 20, 2017

By Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives Former Director of the Centers for…

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Understanding Global Health Statistics through Visual Presentations

By Anna Rosling-Rönnlund | Oct 19, 2017

An Interview with Anna Rosling-Rönnlund, Gapminder Co-Founder and Vice President For this month’s commentary, GROWTH interviewed Anna Rosling-Rönnlund, Vice President…

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Producing guidelines for public health emergencies

By Mauricio Ferri, MD, MS and Susan L Norris, MD, MPH, MS | Sep 19, 2017

By Mauricio Ferri, MD, MS, and Susan L Norris, MD, MPH, MS Consultant to the WHO Guidelines Review Committee Secretariat…

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Measuring the Impact of Public Health Interventions: (Almost) as Important as the Work Itself

By Rebecca Martin, PhD | Aug 21, 2017

By Rebecca Martin, PhD Director of the Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The findings…

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Health Systems – Why do they matter for the developing world?

By Kelly Saldaña, MPH, MPIA | Jul 19, 2017

By Kelly Saldaña, MPH, MPIA Director of the Office of Health Systems, Bureau for Global Health, USAID Stronger Health Systems…

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Expanding Transparency in Health Estimation

By Christopher J.L. Murray, MD, DPhil | Jun 21, 2017

By Christopher J. L. Murray, MD, DPhil Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) Trust us. We’re experts. That…

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The Long History and Bright Future of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

By Joël Kuiper | May 22, 2017

By Joël Kuiper Senior Data Scientist, Doctor Evidence Introduction There is no shortage of data in the field of medicine. The…

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