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Perspective Paper

Rethink HIV: Strengthening Health Systems, Perspective Bärnighausen et al

A Perspective Paper has been written by Till Bärnighausen, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health; David E. Bloom, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and...

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Assessment Paper

Third Copenhagen Consensus: Chronic Disease Assessment, Jha Nugent Verguet Bloom Hum

By Prabhat Jha, Rachel Nugent, Stéphane Verguet, David Bloom and Ryan Hum and released by the Copenhagen Consensus Center. The working paper used by the Expert Panel is available for download here,...

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Perspective Paper

Third Copenhagen Consensus: Infectious Disease Perspective, Bärnighausen Bloom Humair

Till Bärnighausen, David Bloom and Salal Humair prepared one of two Perspective Papers on Infectious Diseases for the third Copenhagen Consensus.

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Assessment Paper

Second Copenhagen Consensus: Diseases Assessment, Jamison Jha Bloom

Health conditions improved markedly throughout the world during most of the second half of the 20th century. Nonetheless major problems remain at the beginning of the 21st century.

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Best Practice Paper

Second Copenhagen Consensus: The Economic Case for Expanding Vaccination Coverage of Children Best Practice, Bloom et al

Part of the 2009 Best Practice Papers project, lead author David Bloom lays out the case for expanding childhood vaccination programs. He draws on his work and the published results of Copenhagen Consensus 2008 research.

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Perspective Paper

Post-2015 Consensus: Health Perspective, Luca et al.

There is robust evidence that improved population health helps boost incomes. We argue that female-specific health interventions are a sound investment and, in particular, that vaccinating against human papilloma virus (HPV) in developing countries would reduce the substantial burden of cervical cancer. Further, we propose that diminishing the lifetime risk of cervical cancer and HPV-related disease by 40% (representing nearly 3 million deaths) through increased HPV vaccination coverage in developing countries is a worthy goal for inclusion in the post-2015 global development agenda.

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Best Practice Paper

The Economic Case for Expanding Vaccination

By Till Bärnighausen, David E. Bloom, David Canning, Abigail Friedman, Orin Levine, Jennifer O'Brien, Lois Privor-Dumm and Damian Walker While childhood vaccination programs, such as WHO’s Expanded...

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Perspective Paper

Post-2015 Consensus: Health Perspective - HIV/AIDS, Geldsetzer et al

Thirty years after the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first identified, the HIV epidemic continues to cause large-scale human suffering and economic losses. Since featuring prominently in the MDGs, HIV has received unprecedented global political and financial commitment, being allocated 25% of all international assistance for health in 2011.

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