Updates

  • Dr. Mark Barone publishes report on IHME Workshop in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    Dr. Mark Barone has produced a report on the workshop led by HealthRise partner, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) held December 12th-14th, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The report provides a brief overview as well as the key takeaways from the workshop which over the course of 3 days provided opportunity for in-depth […]

    | Uncategorized
  • HealthRise team members including newly announced HealthRise South Africa Grantees publish article on Frontline Health Workers Coalition

    On August 1, 2016, Dr. Sanele Madela, Director of Expectra Health Solutions which was recently announced as one of the HealthRise South Africa Grantees alongside Project Hope, published an article written in collaboration with Health Rise team members, Jessica Daly (Senior Portfolio Lead for Chronic Care at the Medtronic Foundation and Belinda Ngongo (Medtronic Foundation South Africa […]

    | South Africa
  • HealthRise South Africa grantee partners announced at AIDS 2016 conference

    The HealthRise South Africa grantee partners were announced as part of the July 19th satellite session Thinking Collectively on Integrated Healthcare in Communities: How to Address Co-morbidities while Building Resilient Health Systems and Improving the Lives of Individuals. Co-organized by The Lilly Foundation and Medtronic Foundation, this session explored how to build integrated health systems […]

    | South Africa
  • HealthRise Brazil program releases RFA!

    HealthRise is excited to announce that the HealthRise Brazil program released their Request for Applications (RFA) on May 30th, 2016! The RFA was released to identify grantee partners in Brazil to implement 2 year demonstration projects aimed at improving detection, management and control of cardiovascular disease and diabetes among underserved populations in Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais and in Vitória […]

    | Brazil
  • Abt Associates features patient stories for World Health Day

    For World Health Day 2016 on April 7, the World Health Organization is increasing awareness about the growing global burden of diabetes, which causes more than 1.5 million deaths each year. In honor of World Health Day this year, Abt Associates featured the stories of the three patients who participated in the first HealthRise Global […]

    | General
  • HealthRise South Africa program releases RFA!

    HealthRise is excited to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) to identify grantee partners in South Africa to implement 2 ½ year demonstration projects aimed at improving detection, management and control of cardiovascular disease and diabetes among underserved populations in uMgungundlovu district in KwaZulu-Natal and Pixley ka Seme district in the Northern Cape. Applications can […]

    | South Africa
  • Healthise team members published in National Academy of Medicine Perspective piece

    On January 15, 2016, Natasha Sakolsky (HealthRise Global Program Director), Kate Greene (HealthRise Global Technical Coordinator) and Jessica Daly (Senior Portfolio Lead for Chronic Care at the Medtronic Foundation) were published as co-authors on a new perspectives paper from the Institute of Medicine (NAM) on the “Key Principles to Accelerate Progress in Noncommunicable Disease Care […]

    | General
  • HealthRise announces partnership with IEP!

     HealthRise is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Instituto Sírio-Libanês de Ensino e Pesquisa (IEP). HealthRise seeks to reduce premature mortality by increasing screening, detection, management and control of diabetes and cardiovascular disease among underserved populations in Brazil, India, South Africa, and the United States. IEP will manage the HealthRise Country Program in Brazil, including […]

    | Brazil, General
  • HealthRise India Grantees Announced

    On November 19th, Medtronic announced that Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) and the MAMTA-Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA-HIMC) have been selected by the Medtronic Foundation to implement the HealthRise India program with demonstration projects in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The three-year, community health access demonstration projects seeks to improve diabetes and heart disease diagnosis, […]

    | India
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