The Beat

‘Beat reporting’ is specialized, in-depth coverage of a particular issue, sector, or institution over time. At FACE, compassion and ethics is our beat, and we share our perspective on relevant events, reports, meetings, and research in global health.
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How We Share Stories of Compassionate Care

How does compassion alleviate suffering and promote flourishing in healthcare settings? One of the greatest challenges to human flourishing is our limited ...
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Flipping the Script on Compassion in Global Health

“Working with compassion is the first step toward someone’s healing. Your mind is at peace so the medicines can work properly.”​ You might expect this ...
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FACE’s Foundational Resources

When the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics (FACE) was established in 2018, Director David Addiss sought to build on years of writing and informal ...
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Dr. Rina Mayela Ruiz Carbalo ,who has been a doctor since 2001, said, “People don’t need to be convinced. They want to do what keeps them healthy and their children healthy.”  She works at Centro de Salud Grenanda and goes into the community once a week to see patients who cannot come to the clinic. The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction, a project of The Task Force for Global Health, is working with the Ministry of Health in Nicaragua to provide pregnant women and other high-risk groups with seasonal influenza vaccine.  Thur. March 23, 2017 (Photo by Billy Weeks)

Compassion: An Engine for Primary Health Care?

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Murimo, District of Mossuril, Nampula Province, Mozambique, October 2021.
Fatima Assani, 21 years old, farmer, leprosy patient under treatment, member of the self-help group.

TFGH Ethics Lunch & Learn: Stigma in Global Health

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Compassionate Care: Learning from exemplars in global health to promote human flourishing

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SDG 7: Affordable & Clean Energy

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Compassion Measures Toolbox

Hover over the report and use the grey arrows to click through the pages. DOWNLOAD for embedded links CLICK HERE to read the Compassion Measure ...
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Global Health Compassion Rounds 1-12 Synthesis

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Daily life along the Mekong Rive. Somphou Sayasone, MD, of the Lao PDR Ministry of Health oversees a public health program to eliminate a parasitic disease called schistomiasis from islands located in the Mekong River in southern Lao PDR. This effort included the implementation of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions. Photo date: Jan. 26-27, 2017 Photographer: Billy Weeks

Global Health Compassion Rounds 2022 Year In Review

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SDG 4: Quality Education

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