Welcome to Global Health NOW (GHN), a key forum for news and information for the global health community.


The GHN staff scours the global media and selects the day’s most important articles about research, trends and events to summarize in the newsletter, which is sent every weekday.

Launched in January 2014, GHN has quickly gathered more than 50,000 subscribers in 170 countries who rely on us for smartly curated, essential news about human health. 

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GHN staff writers and freelance writers also create original content including news articles, commentaries, and Q&As. Collaborations with the Pulitzer Center, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, ensure that GHN provides varied and valuable content from varied perspectives.

The mobile-ready website globalhealthnow.org came online in March 2015. Subsequent redesigns rolled out in 2016 and 2022.

Local Reporting Initiative

GHN’s Local Reporting Initiative is a GHN reader-supported project that is building a network of freelance journalists to report on public health issues in their countries. Experienced local journalists produce powerful articles infused with local perspectives on under-reported health challenges and solutions. 

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Global Health NOW is a not-for-profit enterprise of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Views and opinions expressed in this email do not necessarily reflect those of the Bloomberg School. 

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