News from and about GHD and recent GHD Activities


The Health Worker Migration Global Policy Council announced that it has officially opened the nomination period for the third annual


Today in Recife, Brazil on the ocassion of the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, the Aspen Institute's Health Worker Migration Policy Council announced the 2013 awardees of the Health Worker Migration Policy Council Innovation Award - Rwanda and Ireland for their efforts to strengthen health systems at home and abroad.

This post originally appeared on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's blog, Impatient Optimists

It’s not often that we are presented with the perfect opportunity to affect a broad set of development policies as we are currently with the UN’s Post 2015 Agenda.


This post originally appeared on the Thomson Reuters Foundation blog, ""

Last week I joined other leaders at the United Nations to review progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals, and discuss the future of global health and development. As I prepared for that meeting, I was haunted by the memory of a letter I received years ago. has published interviews with 6 New Voices Fellows. Though we've come to know all of the fellows and their work, I learned some new things about each of them through reading these, such as Jane's innovative work with victims of rape and domestic violence. Read the interviews with Deborah Ahenkorah, Mohamed Ali, Salif Niang, Mary Mwanyika-Sando, Jane Otai and Regina Agyare.

This was originally posted on The Hunger and Undernutrition Blog