February 2015 News

Health Impact Fund praised in NYTimes op-ed on drug resistance

The Health Impact Fund was mentioned in a New York Times op-ed as having the potential to limit the growth of drug resistance. Carl F. Nathan, the chairman of the department of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College and author of the opinion piece, writes that growing drug

German Social Democrats endorse Health Impact Fund

The German Social Democrat Party has confirmed their support for the Health Impact Fund, as part of their strategy for global cooperation and development. One of the goals of their development platform is to ensure universal access to healthcare, starting with improving access to medical drugs and

Pogge and the Health Impact Fund featured in Just Health

The Geman news portal, Gerechte Gesundheit or Just Health, featured the Health Impact Fund in its August 15 newsletter. Lead by a distinguished group of academics and clinicians, Just Health reports on the distributional politics of healthcare around the world. Titled “The Health of Others”, the

GJP conference on rights and justice in the post-MDG agenda set for October 18-20

Registration has opened for the fifth annual conference at Yale hosted by the Global Justice Program and Global Financial Integrity. The conference will focus on illicit financial flows, the Millennium Development Goals replacement process, and impact efforts by leading poverty research centers.

Pogge's proposal for MDG successors featured in Guardian

Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge has an original prescription for the post-MDG agenda, according to The Guardian. Pogge argues that the post-2015 global development framework must be fundamentally different than the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) it is replacing. According to Mark

Scholars and policy makers examine poverty’s “structural roots” at Yale conference

The Structural Roots of Poverty: Theory Meets Practice, the fourth annual conference co-hosted by the Global Justice Program and Global Financial Integrity, took place February 14-16, 2013 in Yale’s Connecticut Hall.  The conference commenced on the morning of Thursday, February 14, with opening

Yale GJP members to help establish global justice program in Delhi

Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge and Senior Fellow Ashok Acharya, along with Luis Cabrera of the University of Birmingham, were recently awarded a grant by the British Council’s UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) to develop a global justice program at the University of