Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!

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In global health, staying on top of the news is crucial—and sometimes overwhelming. Subscribing to a balanced mix of newsletters is an easy way to keep up-to-date on not only the latest headlines, but also compelling stories and research from new and underrepresented perspectives. Below are a few of our team’s favorite newsletters and email subscriptions to help you stay informed about, and inspired by, everything global health—right from your inbox.

USC Global Health Newsletter

You don’t have to study or work at the University of Southern California to enjoy our newsletter. With a special focus on equality, the curated monthly report offers stories, research, resources, educational opportunities—and more— stemming from our multidisciplinary and collaborative work around the world. Subscribers also receive occasional public event notices and special announcements. Subscribe

Global Health NOW

This daily newsletter aggregates and summarizes the latest global health news. A not-for-profit initiative of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, GHN scours the global media and select the day’s most important articles about research, trends and events, in addition to producing original content including news articles, commentaries and Q&As with leaders and newsmakers. Subscribe

NPR’s Goats & Soda

This NPR global health and development blog brings you stories of life in a changing world with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, keeping “in mind that we’re all neighbors in this global village.” You’ll have to visit their website to learn the story behind their name. Subscribe

BRIGHT Magazine

This digital magazine publishes a weekly email featuring its latest stories on health, education and social impact for the world’s problem-solvers. Based on Medium, the magazine is supported by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Subscribe

The Guardians Global Dispatch

In this bi-weekly email, subscribers get the voices and opinions of people living under extraordinary circumstances along with expert analysis from the Guardian’s global development correspondents in Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and beyond, through words, photos, podcast and video. Subscribe

International Health Policies Network

The International Health Policies Network’s weekly newsletter provides a curated listing of health policy news, events and publications, especially from low-and-middle income countries and with a focus on young health policy and systems researchers. The network is initiative of the Health Policy Unit at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. Subscribe

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report

The daily Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report provides the latest news and information on global health policy, with a focus on the U.S. and developments that have important implications for U.S. global health response. Published by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, the report is supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. Subscribe


A social enterprise media platform for the global development community, Devex offers a host of crosscutting daily and weekly newsletter options, ranging across breaking news, aid community stories, development briefings, job opportunities, special event reports and more. Subscribe

Equal Eyes

Equal Eyes is a collection of significant, timely, and international lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex stories and events, produced in collaboration with UNAIDS and released twice a month. It promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights.  Subscribe


What global health newsletters do you rely on? Share your favorites in the comments below.

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