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NEWS December 23, 2020

Addressing the Noncommunicable Diseases Burden through Increased Access to Primary Health Care

JLN Network Manager

Each year, approximately 41 million deaths or 71% of all deaths globally can be attributed to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), with three quarters of global NCD deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The epidemiological and demographic transitions that LMICs are facing is resulting in higher incidence of NCDs and more resources being consumed by […]


Leveraging Existing Systems to Respond Effectively to the COVID-19 Pandemic

JLN Network Manager

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a flood of innovation and technological advancements – an unprecedented amount of collaboration has occurred between individuals, communities, and organizations aspiring to curate and scale promising innovations. As vital as it is to forge a new path and to embrace creative solutions, it is as imperative to leverage the foundational […]

NEWS November 17, 2020

Celebrating Ten Years of Joint Learning Towards UHC

JLN Network Manager
Save the date graphic for an event "Celebrating Ten Years of Joint Learning Towards UHC" on December 10 at 12:30 UTC
NEWS September 17, 2020

Webinar: Coordinating Multi-sectoral, Multi-level Pandemic Responses

JLN Network Manager

The current COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be devastating for health systems globally. To slow the spread of the virus and to reduce its toll, country leaders must manage strong systems-focused, multi-sectoral coordination, planning, and monitoring. Countries are asking how to create and manage the cross-sectoral teams needed to mount a coordinated response to the […]

NEWS August 5, 2020

COVID-19 Surfaces New Directions for Old Challenges: Three Lasting Ways to Improve Global Health Procurement

JLN Network Manager

Julia Kaufman, Janeen Madan Keller, Prashant Yadav, and Kalipso Chalkidou co-authored this post, which originally appeared on the Center for Global Development’s website.   Effective and efficient procurement of health products—medicines, diagnostics, and devices—is a critical function of all strong health systems. The pandemic has exacerbated long-standing challenges—as highlighted by a recent CGD Working Group—in […]