Blog: Healthcare systems

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Empowering UK health professionals to engage with global health issues

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Dr Layth Hanbali is a NHS junior doctor and the partnerships co-lead for Health Professionals for Global Health

The relevance of global health to our everyday lives cannot be overstated.

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Global healthcare access and quality improved from 2000-2016

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Healthcare access and quality improved globally from 2000-2016 due in part to large gains seen in many low and middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, according to the latest data from the

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Blood donation and public-private partnership in Mali

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

From time to time, we like to bring you stories of the work of our members around the world. Here we hear from Dr Marcus F. Stevens. 

Dr Stevens qualified from Oxford University in 2014 and subsequently undertook his Foundation Training in Bristol and Yeovil.

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New precision maps raise the stakes for African leaders and their communities

Friday, 2 March 2018

By Dr Simon I. Hay

“Without good data, we’re flying blind. If you can’t see it, you can’t solve it.”

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What causes a million deaths a year?

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Dr Michael Head is a Senior Research Fellow, Research Investments in Global Health study at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. 

What causes a million deaths a year? Now, there’s a question.

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Social health insurance schemes in Africa leave out the poor

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Ama Pokuaa Fenny is a Research Fellow with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economics Research at the University of Ghana. Her current research areas include finding synergies to integrate governmental policies into service delivery systems in Ghana.

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Things I’ve learned as a doctor in Mali

Friday, 8 December 2017

Dr Marcus F. Stevens BA (Oxon) BM BCh DMCC qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 2014. After leaving Oxford, he undertook a range of medical and surgical training posts in the NHS and completed the Diploma in the Medical Care of Conflicts and Catastrophes. 

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Calling for improved HIV data systems on World AIDS Day

Friday, 1 December 2017

Dr Kate Clouse is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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World Diabetes Day: Diabetes-free Africa and the role of women

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Worlanyo E Gato is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Georgia Southern University. Bettye A Apenteng and Samuel T Opoku are both Assistant Professors in Health Policy & Management and Jiann-Ping Hsu is at the College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University.