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Physician-academics help assess medical response on the ground in Iraq

November 2017

Paul Wise was part of a small delegation of physician-academics asked to evaluate a World Health Organization-led system to treat civilians injured in the Mosul fighting.

The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

October 2017

There are 30 civil wars underway around the globe, where civilians are dealing with death and destruction as well as public health emergencies exacerbated by the deadly march of conflict.Yemen is...

Better health projections lead to better health policy, says new SHP faculty member

July 2017

Stanford Health Policy’s newest faculty member, Joshua Salomon, believes that one urgent need in global health research is to improve forecasts of the patterns and trends that are behind the major...

Austerity measures have led to significant health declines

July 2017

Stanford Health Policy’s Sanjay Basu, an assistant professor of medicine, argues in this commentary in Social Science & Medicine that austerity measures adopted after the global financial...

Education gap widens among adolescent boys and girls in low-income countries when younger siblings home sick

June 2017

Stanford Health Policy’s Marcella Alsan argues in a new study in the journal Pediatrics, that identifying contributors to education disparities and making investments in early childhood health...

Rosenkranz Prize winner brings statistics to rape prevention in Kenya

June 2017

Rosenkrantz Prize Winner Mike Baiocchi is working with Stanford researchers and students to determine whether a rape-prevention program in Kenya works.

Trump budget could put health at risk in the US and worldwide

March 2017

Pandemics are a growing health concern in the United States and abroad.

Non-communicable disease could cost $47 trillion by 2030

March 2017

Non-communicable diseases such as heart and respiratory disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes are now responsible for some two-thirds of premature deaths around the world.

Human health already suffers from climate change and the effects are getting worse, Stanford scholars say

February 2017

Stanford scholars across disciplines tell us what we can expect and how we can mitigate the effects of climate change on health.

New ban on US aid to family planning groups could have unintended consequences

January 2017

The Trump administration’s reinstatement of a policy that bans U.S.

Closing the gap between rich and poor in developing countries

December 2016

The health gap between rich and poor children in developing countires is staggeringly high, but Assistant Professor of Medicine Eran Bendavid found that it is shrinking.

Planning for aging populations in Japan

December 2016

Japan's population is old and getting older.

Scientists call for an end to devastating worm diseases in the developing world

November 2016

Stanford researchers and a host of distinguished colleagues urge the World Health Organization to develop sweeping new guidelines to help end parasitic worm diseases, one of the world’s most...

Watch Health Policy through 2020

November 2016

Missed Health Policy through 2020? Watch it now.

Stanford researchers find 15 million children in high-mortality hotspots in Sub-Saharan Africa

October 2016

New spatial analysis shows that progress in combating child mortality has been highly uneven, even within countries where overall declines are substantial.

Bundling breast cancer payments contains costs and may improve chances of survival

October 2016

In a new study in JAMA Oncology, Wang and his co-authors show that a value-based bundled payment system is associated with cost containment and improvement in care, even improving chances for...

Massive ambulance service reduces neonatal and infant mortality in India

October 2016

Independent research by Stanford Health Policy scholars published in the October edition of the health policy journal, Health Affairs, indicates EMRI’s ambulance system has had a significant impact...

Rosenkranz Prize Symposium celebrates young Stanford researchers improving health in developing countries

September 2016

The Rosenkranz Prize Symposium celebrated research projects that address the health care needs of the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Shrinking donor funds looms over global AIDS conference

July 2016

A key concern weighing heavily on those attending this week’s global conference on AIDS is the diminishing donor support to fight the communicable disease, which has claimed an estimated 35 million...

Call for papers: Conference on the economics of ageing

July 2016

The Asia Health Policy Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, in collaboration with scholars from Stanford Health Policy's Center on Demography and Economics of Health and...

Rosenkranz Prize winner to launch microbiome research project in Africa

July 2016

Ami S. Bhatt is this year's winner of the Rosenkranz Prize, which she will use to help launch a microbiome research project in Africa.

Guatemala project inspires and motivates Stanford medical student

June 2016

Bawel is one of a few lucky medical students to travel with Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise, MD, MPH, to San Lucas Tolimán, a town in the mountains of rural Guatemala that serves as a base for his...

“Doctor Pablo’s” Children in Crisis Initiative creates app to improve child health

June 2016

A Stanford team has created a “nutrition surveillance” app that can help boost nutrition for children in some of the world’s poorest and most remote regions.

To fight superbugs, fight poverty

May 2016

On May 26, 2016, researchers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center reported the first case of what they called a “truly pan-drug resistant bacteria.” By now, the story has been well...

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Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Rajesh Gupta Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR