2023 Public health stories #16

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 16 of 2023.


The two-part series titled “Time to build back equal in global health leadership” explores the status of women’s leadership in global health and some actionable recommendations for gender transformative policies

“Our research sought to explain why if the default health worker is a woman, the default health leader is a man.”

Part 1 available here.

Part 2 available here.



Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and Answers from Kaiser Family Foundation


“We use data all the time, but at the state level, I had to put National Guard in our lab to enter one positive [COVID] test into three separate systems,” she said. “This is not a technology issue, this is a policy issue and this is a priority issue.” – Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer at the Alaska Department of Health

Highlights from the Public Health Data Modernization Panel at HIMSS.

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