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18 August 2017

Professor Kickbusch to advise on German global health strategy reorientation

German Health Minister Hermann Gröhe established an International Advisory Board on Global Health and appointed GHC Director Ilona Kickbusch as its Chairperson. The Advisory Board, composed of six global health experts (see below), will advise Germany on the reorientation of its global health strategy and provide input to address pressing global health challenges. Professor Kickbusch highlighted the...
10 July 2017

G20 and beyond – German leadership on global health

In the last decade, Germany has become a visible actor in global health. A Lancet Series, launched days before the Hambourg G20 Summit, examines Germany’s health system and the country’s growing financial...

29 June 2017

Health as a human right? Unpacking US healthcare policy

“If you want to know what is going on, look at the taxes”, this is the advice given by Professor Nicholas Bagley from University of Michigan Law School at the dialogue session on the current political...

29 June 2017

Institute says goodbye to WHO’s Margaret Chan

On 27 June, the Institute’s Global Health Centre organised a farewell event for World Health Organization Director-General, Margaret Chan, celebrating her ten years of leadership on global health. Friends...

28 June 2017

Farewell to Margaret Chan – Ten years of breakthroughs

“From breakthrough to breakthrough”, these are the words used by Tania Dussey-Cavassini, Vice Director General and Ambassador for Global Health at the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, to describe...