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July 29, 2014
What are the unintended health consequences of the drug war? Adriana Camacho will present a recent paper exploiting the variation in aerial spraying...
June 23, 2014
Early estimates suggested that the cost per child fully immunized against tuberculosis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, and measles was $20 on...
June 17, 2014
A health policy decision is only as good as the information available to the decision maker. As countries strive to achieve Universal Health Coverage...
June 2, 2014
Health benefit plans (HBPs) can help ensure the best health services reach the greatest number of people possible. In times of unprecedented...
May 13, 2014
If recognized in its totality, congenital syphilis--with an annual death toll of around half a million--might rank among the top five causes of child...
April 28, 2014
The World Bank presents the Philip Musgrove Memorial Lecture, featuring CGD Senior Fellow Mead over. Despite tremendous medical progress, the...
March 19, 2014
It’s a moral imperative that money spent on global health be used as effectively as possible to prevent and treat diseases and save lives. But sound...
February 24, 2014
In this seminar, Janet Schwartz will discuss a voluntary self-control commitment device aimed to help individuals make healthy food decisions in...


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