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Village Health Works has rebuilt a war-torn Burundian village, teaching community members who used to kill each other to instead care for one another. Seattle's global health community is on board.

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During our five-day program, we will tackle topics ranging from the country’s historic health care expansion to health and homelessness.

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Can the developed world’s science be more effective at improving global health, particular for developing nations?

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How a ruse to catch Osama Bin Laden hurts global health, misleading campaign ads about Medicare, and tax-exempt hospitals as targets, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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A coalition of local and global health groups have banded together to bring the lessons they've learned in developing countries to south King County, where the health index is as bad as Nairobi.

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"We have left Haiti, but in many ways Haiti has not left us." A diabetes expert reflects on her medical mission to the still-recovering country.

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Predicting the individual mandate's fate, a boost for global health, and school lunch surprises, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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The annual Net Impact conference brings together some of the world’s brightest young business minds to tackle big questions about how to build a better future. Here are some tips from the conference for health writers.

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For health media professionals with a knack for generating healthy living content geared toward online audiences, NBC Universal offers an opportunity with iVillage. Also, our Southern California members might want to check out some current openings around Orange County. Or, if you're interested in health journalism fellowships, workshops, awards and other opportunities, you can find the most updated information.

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Journalism students bring international health stories home to Seattle: here's what you can learn from them about localizing global health issues.



More than 100 anti-transgender rights bills were introduced in state legislatures this year. Many focus on children and teens. Join us for our next Health Matters webinar, where we'll explore the health and well-being of transgender youth as states such as Arkansas and Tennessee seek to limit their rights. Our expert panel will share the latest research, seed story ideas and offer reporting advice. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 

The best journalism these days wraps compelling narratives around scrupulous data analysis. Apply now for our 2021 Data Fellowship to learn the skills necessary to use big data to inform your reporting on health and social welfare issues. Learn more in this webinar on Aug. 3.


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