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Joan Tallada

Readings on Globalization, Health and Power for Convulsive Times (and What Awaits Us)

Policy & Global Development

I recommend hereunder a few books to buy or ask for on this Sant Jordi Day I'm getting old. I review the reading recommendations that I have made in previous editions of World Book Day ( 2016 , 2017 ) and their number has decreased at the same rhythm as my hair. This year you will have to...

Clara Menéndez

Feminismos y feminismas

Policy & Global Development

[Escrito por Yara Alonso Menéndez, antropóloga social, y Clara Menéndez Santos, directora de la Iniciativa de Salud Materna, Infantil y Reproductiva de ISGlobal, en El Huffington Post con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer.] Acabar con la discriminación machista sigue siendo...

Arseni Alenichev

Liberia: In The Shadow of the Development Aid

Policy & Global Development

Humanitarian help (...) has a great potential to change the lives of those in need. But to what extent are these ambitious goals transformed into actual development? Global health and development interventions are known to go hand in hand in various places in the Global South. Numerous...

Sophie Ward

To Go Far in Global Health, Why Can’t We Go Together?

Policy & Global Development

If they seek the same ambitious goals why do such actors not work together more closely? Where are the synergies in the global health arena?/q> Trying to comprehend the world of global health isn’t simple. It brings together a variety of actors from across the globe . Among...

Gonzalo Fanjul

SDGs: Governments are Going to Need All the Help They Can Get

Policy & Global Development

[This blog post has been published in Spanish in 3.500 Millones - El País] The fortunes of the SDG's national plan may depend on matters central to the public interest, such as energy transition, ending child poverty or the quality of our seas In a little under seven...

Gonzalo Fanjul

An Uphill Climb for the SDGs

Policy & Global Development

[This article has been published in Spanish in '3.500 millones-El País'] I was invited to take part in the World Health Summit 2017, one of the most interesting international forums for the exchange of ideas in the field of global health Last week, I was invited to Berlin to...

Gonzalo Fanjul

Passports Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Policy & Global Development

[This post has been published in Spanish on the blog 3.500 millones] We must anchor the fundamental rights of people who migrate to their status as human beings and citizens, not to the possession of a passport I take a practical stance: international migration is a fact, and...

Adelaida Sarukhan

From the Heart of Africa, a Message for World Malaria Day

Malaria,Policy & Global Development

Have you ever had malaria? Why did you decide to study it? What lessons have we learned – or not- in the fight against the disease? These are some of the questions we asked our ISGlobal team that attended the Keystone Symposia meeting “Malaria: from Innovation to Eradication”...

Joan Tallada

Six Myths About Development and Global Health (and Books that Debunk Them)

Policy & Global Development

The pattern repeats, as in Groundhog Day : you get invited to a meeting of leading lights—a great privilege, you might say. Once there, you wonder how you managed once again to get roped into spending several hours of your life listening to platitudes, regurgitated ad nauseam, that would...

Enric Grau

Hypercompetition in the Global Health Arena: Manage or Die

Policy & Global Development,Training & Education

Enric Grau , a non-profit management consultant with extensive experience in the global health sector, is the coordinator of the upcoming ISGlobal-UB course on Global Health Management (1-14 February) Between 2000 and 2010, global health funding —through development assistance...

Nota: Las personas que integran ISGlobal persiguen ideas innovadoras con total independencia. Las opiniones expresadas en este blog son, por tanto, a título personal y no necesariamente reflejan el posicionamiento institucional.

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