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New York Times—U.S. Malaria Donations Saved Almost 2 Million African Children

June 27, 2017

Over the last decade, American donations to fight malaria in Africa have saved the lives of nearly two million children, according to a new analysis of mortality rates in 32 countries there. The study,…

Bending the Arc at Aspen Ideas Festival

June 24, 2017

  Last week Bending the Arc joined the Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss the future of global health in their #SpotlightHealth series. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho joined the panel to discuss “What’s Next in Global Health?”…

Barack Obama on the fight for healthcare

June 22, 2017

Originally posted on Barack Obama’s Facebook Page Our politics are divided. They have been for a long time. And while I know that division makes it difficult to listen to Americans with whom we…

Introducing Bending the Arc

June 20, 2017

The stories we tell have life and death consequences. That might sound dramatic, but think about it this way: Not so long ago, the global health establishment took it for granted that it was…

Jim Yong Kim gives TEDTalk on ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity

June 16, 2017

Bending the Arc film subject, Partners In Health co-founder, and current President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, joined the 2017 TEDTalks to discuss ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. “Aspirations…

CNN—Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The man who inspired me to be more selfless

June 15, 2017

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)In the immediate aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti that left 220,000 people dead and 1.5 million displaced, the world responded, pledging more than $13 billion in aid to the devastated…

Greenwich Daily Voice—Barbara Bush Makes An Impact On Global Health At Greenwich Film Festival

June 5, 2017

GREENWICH, Conn. — Barbara Pierce Bush visited the hometown of her grandfather, President George H.W. Bush, as she moderated a panel discussion on the state of global healthcare at this weekend’s Greenwich Film Festival. The…

The New Times—Progress comes from empowering citizens, says President Kagame

May 28, 2017

President Paul Kagame thanked the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) and Partners in Health for its role in advancing global health delivery by training the next generation of global health care professionals. “The…

Reuters—World Bank says nations ill-prepared to battle pandemic diseases

May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Most of the world is failing to invest enough money to prevent the potential global spread of disease that could kill millions of people and cripple economies, the…

Variety—Film Review: ‘Bending the Arc’

April 24, 2017

A stirring documentary about bringing basic healthcare services to those who need it most. For anyone who wants to believe in the promise of Martin Luther King Jr.’s quote “the arc of the moral…