Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Center for Global Development
Accessed 16 Jun 2018
June 11, 2018
Global Health Development Value Frameworks: Are We Calculating Well and Wisely?
Alec Morton and Kalipso Chalkidou
The last several years have seen the development of many decision-support tools (“value frameworks”) for supporting policy and investment decisions. These tools make use of lots of numbers representing factors of undoubted importance in decision making, and they synthesise this information into a decision-relevant score or ranking or choice recommendation. Sometimes it is hard to trace how the numbers are combined; in other cases, although the relevant formulae are spelled out, it is hard to see why the numbers are combined in a particular way.

Council on Foreign Relations
Accessed 16 Jun 2018
June 12, 2018
Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The Ebola Virus
Endemic to the African tropics, the Ebola virus has killed thousands in recent years, putting the World Health Organization and major donor countries in the limelight as they’ve grappled with how to …
Backgrounder by Claire Felter, and Danielle Renwick