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Blog Reports On PPP Aimed At Improving Health Status Of Poorest Central Americans, Mexicans

“At the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) recent annual meeting in Panama, the two richest men in the world” — Mexican businessman and philanthropist Carlos Slim and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – “discussed their contributions to a little-known public-private partnership that aims to improve the…

Strong Leadership, Sustained Funding Necessary For Global Health Successes

“The ongoing budget negotiations in Washington will require many hard choices to be made in the coming weeks,” and “[w]ith respect to global health programs, these decisions may mean, literally, the difference between life and death,” Peter Chernin — chair and CEO of the Chernin Group, chair of Malaria No…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has published Issue 15 of its newsletter, the “Global Fund News Flash.” The issue features a story describing the Global Fund’s new funding model, profiles tuberculosis expert Eliud Wandwalo, and reports that for the first time since 1999, “Ukraine saw a decrease in…

Examining The Global Fund’s New Funding Model

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog features an interview with Deborah Derrick, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, in which she discusses the Global Fund’s new funding model. Derrick says, “[T]he new funding model encourages countries — and their health experts…

Thanking Japan For Its Commitment To The Global Fund

In a post in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s blog, Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul notes “[t]he contribution Japan made in 2012 was the highest annual amount that the country had made in 10 years of remarkable support to the fight against HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and…

New Funding Model Will Help Global Fund Grow, Learn, Help More People

“At the Global Fund [to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria], we launched a new funding model this week that is built to capitalize on open interaction and information flow,” Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul writes in the Huffington Post’s “The Big Push” blog, adding, “With more open dialogue between cooperative partners,…

Global Fund Launches New Funding Model, Says $1.9B Available During Transition Period

“The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria [on Thursday] launched a new funding model that allows it to invest more strategically, achieve greater impact, and engage implementers and partners more effectively,” a Global Fund press release reports. Noting “[t]he new funding model replaces the former ’rounds’ system of funding, which had one…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 210 of its “Global Fund Observer.” The issue contains an article on “recent developments concerning grants to Mali” from the Global Fund; an article examining “reports on audits conducted on Global Fund grants in Central African Republic…

AIDS-Free Generation Is Within Reach But Only With Fully-Funded Global Fund

In the Huffington Post’s “Impact” blog, ACTION Director Kolleen Bouchane highlights President Barack Obama’s mention of global development and global health in Tuesday’s State of the Union address. “So the United States will join with our allies to eradicate such extreme poverty in the next two decades, by connecting more people…

Delaware Senator Holds 2nd Annual ‘Opportunity: Africa’ Conference

“On Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons [D-Del.], chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs, sponsored the second annual ‘Opportunity: Africa’ conference at Delaware State University,” World Politics Review reports, adding, “The senator’s remarks emphasized the need for the U.S. to recognize the metamorphosis of the continent.” The news service writes,…

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