Views From The Field
These occasional features in the GIH Bulletin are written by grantmakers, providing a forum to share their opinions and insights on the practice of health philanthropy. If you are interested in participating, please contact Osula Rushing at 202.452.8331 or email@example.com.
- Flipping the Switch: Moving from Vaccine Hesitancy to Vaccine Confidence
February 16, 2017
Bruce Gellin, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Judith Mendel, M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The 2014-2015 Disneyland-associated measles outbreak was a wake-up call—alerting the public health community to the brittle balance between vaccine-induced population immunity and the potential for widespread, costly and potentially deadly outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.
- All Hands on Mission
January 11, 2017
Eileen Coogan, Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Allegany Franciscan Ministries is a mission-driven grantmaker whose staff, board, and community volunteers strive to understand and connect with the realities faced by the marginalized communities served by the organization.
- Policy Matters: How the Affordable Care Act Has Changed Our Grantmaking
January 11, 2017
Jennifer Oldham, The Healing Trust
Beth Uselton, The Healing Trust
Health reform is not for the faint of heart. When we began drafting this article, it took shape as a reflective piece on the ways in which the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) had affected our grantmaking.
- Building a Field for Health Equity Advocacy: Reflections from a Grantee-Driven Approach
December 14, 2016
Noelle Melchizedek, The Colorado Trust
The Colorado Trust believes that all Coloradans should have fair and equal opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives regardless of race, ethnicity, income, or where we live.Subject Areas: Public Policy and Advocacy Strategies
- Promoting Health Equity through Paid Leave
November 8, 2016
Patrick Hain, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Yanique Redwood, Consumer Health Foundation
Anna Wadia, Ford Foundation
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