“In polio, the team spirit inspires me everyday”: Polio Expert Dr. Fabien Diomande on Winning the Battle
After two decades working in global health and fighting dozens of polio outbreaks across Africa in countries like Cameroon, Madagascar, and Ethiopia, Dr. Fabien Diomande …
In Honor of World Hepatitis Day: Q&A with Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination Director John Ward, MD
Tuesday, July 28, marks World Hepatitis Day as a call to action against a preventable and curable disease that kills more than 1.3 million people
New Data Project on Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Could Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes
Americans hear a lot about the country’s opioid crisis but less often about ways to counter it and help those impacted by opioid addiction. A
The inaugural Secretariat Director of The Task Force’s Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, Courtenay Dusenbury, MPH, is handing off that role to take on a
A recent video contest highlights field epidemiologists who are on the frontlines of COVID-19 response around the world, guiding public health interventions and disease surveillance.
In early June, The Task Force for Global Health held an internal, open forum for staff to share their thoughts on racial justice. Participants discussed
Nearly every thread of the global public health fabric has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the fight to eradicate polio is no different.
Using Cell Phones for Contact Tracing: Partnering with Google, Apple and CDC Foundation, Q&A with Task Force Public Health Informatics Expert
Vivian Singletary, JM, MBA, serves as Director of The Task Force for Global Health’s Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), which is leading our work on
On 40th Anniversary of Smallpox Eradication, Dr. William Foege Applies Lessons Learned to Current Pandemic Response
Task Force co-founder, William H. Foege, MD, MPH is an inspiration for all of The Task Force’s work. An epidemiologist by training, he was one
Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.