Learning across global borders.

Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

Knowing that good ideas have no borders, we explore promising solutions from around the world—programs, policies, and practices that might work in the United States to advance health equity.

What are we learning?

When we look around the world—from Canada to Colombia, Belgium to Botswana, Italy to India—we see countries that have made progress in tackling the same kind of problems that challenge our nation. We want to learn from the progress others are making beyond our borders. How are they transforming inequitable institutions, systems, and social practices to build a future where all communities thrive?

Global Trends in Health Equity

Six Global Trends in Health Equity

From growing demands for more equitable care work to the compounding housing crisis, we’re seeing trends emerge across the globe that will significantly impact health equity in the U.S. Learn how communities and decisionmakers are responding, and how their innovative solutions can inspire progress in the U.S.

Global Learning Insights

From time to time, RWJF invites innovators from around the world to spotlight transformative solutions aimed at improving health and health equity.

Grantee Resource

Beyond Borders

What can other countries and cultures teach us about how to frame, value, and address issues that impact our health?

An essay series by Staford Social Innovation Review raises critical questions about what other countries are learning that might inform work in our own communities. 

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Beyond Borders

Changemakers from around the world explore solutions for health equity in a 12-part Stanford Social Innovation Review series

RWJF Video

What can the world teach us about supporting families?

Cities and countries around the world are designing innovative policies and programs to support caregivers and value their contributions. Find out what the U.S. can learn from their efforts to help all families thrive.

Have an idea we should explore? Send an email to globalideas@rwjf.org to get the conversation started.