Episode 16: Moving Food and Beverage Corporate Policies Toward Equity
What can the U.S. learn from other countries working to protect and promote healthy diets? Hear Ashka Naik of Corporate Accountability and Jeffrey Chester of the Center for Digital Democracy share insights from the United Kingdom and countries in the Global South about safeguarding the public from industry interference and building more equitable food and beverage practices and policies. Watch or listen to our robust discussion. Read a transcript of the discussion.
Episode 15: Transforming Communities Through Nature
What can U.S. communities learn from countries like Chile about transforming communities through nature? Hear Ángela Ibáñez of Patio Vivo and Elizabeth Soper of the National Wildlife Federation share insights from schools in Chile and other countries that are turning concrete playgrounds into nature-filled spaces to build healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities. Listen in Spanish. Read a transcript of the discussion, available in English and in Spanish.
After traveling the globe, Shin-pei Tsay of Gehl Institute and Stephanie Gidigbi of NRDC discuss what we can learn from other countries about making public spaces more welcoming to all, and share a new approach for how to cultivate public spaces that are inclusive and support wellbeing.
Listen to Krishna Udayakumar, MD, executive director of Innovations in Healthcare and head of Global Innovation for Duke Health and Corey Siegel, MD, director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and co-chair of IBD Qorus as they discuss what we can learn from abroad as we work to transform healthcare, and hear how U.S. doctors and patients—inspired by efforts in Sweden—are working together to co-produce care.
Learning Across Global Borders
Learn how we're actively learning about what’s working in other countries so that we can curate a Culture of Health with purpose and leadership.
Toolkits and Calculators
Take the Blue Marble Quiz
Are you a global learner? Take our brief quiz in order to reflect on your own thoughts of learning from abroad.
Health Equity: What We Can Learn From the World
Three RWJF-supported reports offer important insights, lessons, and solutions that we can adapt and learn from to advance health equity in the United States.
Blue Marble Gallery
When it comes to health, good ideas have no borders. To build a Culture of Health, we’ll need the best ideas that the world has to offer. That’s why we are actively learning about what’s working in other countries.
From the Blog
Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and the Rise of Local Solutions
An urban alchemist-turned-funder shares reflections on where we’ve been and where we’re headed with the movement for environmental justice in the U.S. and abroad.
Global Approaches to Well-Being: What We Are Learning
RWJF is observing, testing ideas, and exploring how to integrate insights from around the world into how we build and measure a Culture of Health across the United States.
Creative Communities Are Addressing Social Isolation
Social connections can significantly affect our health and well-being. Inspired by creative approaches abroad, communities across the U.S. are taking steps to reduce social isolation.
Four Ways to Build Inclusive, Healthy Places for All
Inclusive public spaces for all are a central part of healthy, resilient communities. A framework can help planners ensure that processes for shaping these spaces lead to design decisions that promote equity.
How Lessons From Abroad Are Uplifting Youth in the United States
Looking abroad for inspiration and solutions to provide the millions of youth in America, who are not in school or work, with opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives.