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Weighing Options for Reducing Medicare Costs

With Medicare spending projected to increase to 24 percent of all federal spending by 2037, policymakers are again considering ways to curb the program’s spending growth. Read More
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Access to Medicaid Increases Healthcare Use

A MacArthur-supported study recently released in The New England Journal of Medicine found that access to Medicaid increased the use of healthcare. Read More
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Assessment: The Impact of the Anti-Shock Garment on Maternal Mortality

This assessment reviews the Foundation’s grantmaking to reduce postpartum hemorrhage. Since 2003, MacArthur has invested more than $17 million in programs aimed at reducing postpartum hemorrhage in countries where maternal mortality is high. Read More
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Assessing Gaps in Reproductive Health Services in Emergency Settings

The report, conducted by expert consultants commissioned by MacArthur, provides an overview of the current status, major actors, challenges, and funding situation in the field. Read More
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Resources for Growing, Adapting Successful Development Programs

ExpandNet, a global network of public health professionals and scientists and a MacArthur grantee, has launched a website featuring tools, publications, and a bibliography of literature for scaling up projects. Read More
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International Development Roundtables

Beginning in March 2012, MacArthur, in collaboration with the International Development Program and the Bernard Schwartz Forum on Constructive Capitalism at Johns Hopkins, hosted three roundtables on themes and trends in international development. Read More
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Understanding and Managing State Health Care Costs

The State Health Care Spending Project is a joint initiative of the Pew Center on the States and MacArthur. Read More

Q&A: State Health Care Costs

The Q&A explores how health care costs are contributing to states’ fiscal troubles, the factors driving up these costs, and how the State Health Care Spending Project aims to provide answers to these questions. Read More

Addressing Global Healthcare Imbalances through Collaboration, Migration Management

The migration of health workers from underdeveloped regions to countries offering greater economic opportunity is leading to a shortage of healthcare in countries of significant need. Read More
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Nigerian Court Finds Termination Based on HIV Status Illegal and Unlawful

After a 12-year legal battle, the Lagos State High Court handed down a landmark decision in the first ever HIV discrimination lawsuit in Nigeria. Read More
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Social Media Campaign Celebrates Safe Birth

A social media campaign aims to raise awareness about maternal mortality in disaster settings. Read More