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CSIS Piece Offers 3 Recommendations On How Global Fund Can Address Various Challenges

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Provoking Dialogue: Three Big Ideas for the Global Fund As the board of directors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria prepares to approve a framework for the organization’s next multi-year strategy at a November meeting, Todd Summers, senior adviser to…

‘Science Speaks’ Reports From IDWeek Conference

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” is reporting from IDWeek in San Diego, California, this week, providing coverage of sessions on HIV, tuberculosis, Ebola, and other issues. Science Speaks: IDWeek 2015: Physicians, researchers describe obstacles to tuberculosis control in resource limited countries Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for…

Devex Examines Hunger, Nutrition As Global Development Issue

Devex: Understanding hunger “Hunger — one of the most perennial calls-to-action in global development — is misunderstood…” Devex includes comments from several experts about nutrition and food fortification (Anders, 10/7).

Eradicating Poverty, Hunger By 2030 Requires Social Protection, ‘Pro-Poor’ Investments

Inter Press Service: Opinion: We Can Overcome Poverty and Hunger by 2030 Jomo Kwame Sundaram, coordinator for economic and social development at the Food and Agriculture Organization “…With the growing consensus, momentum, and commitment to eradicate world poverty and hunger by 2030 enshrined in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, it…

Strengthening Civil Society Critical To Achieving AIDS-Free Generation

Huffington Post: Building a Stronger Civil Society to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation Deborah L. Birx, ambassador-at-large and coordinator of U.S. government activities to combat HIV/AIDS “…The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced that it will make a $10 million contribution to the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks…

USAID Launches Vision To End Extreme Poverty

Devex: Here’s how we end extreme poverty Alex Thier, assistance administrator for the Policy, Planning, and Learning Bureau at USAID “… [T]his week, the United States Agency for International Development launched a Vision to End Extreme Poverty. … The last few decades have demonstrated that any country, on any continent,…

World Leaders Adopt Sustainable Development Goals At U.N. Summit

News outlets report on the adoption of new global goals at the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit, which ended Sunday in New York. Agence France-Presse: World leaders adopt U.N. goals to end poverty in 15 years “World leaders on Friday pledged to end extreme poverty within 15 years, adopting an ambitious…

SDGs Pledge To ‘Leave No One Behind’

Huffington Post: Sustainable Development Goals for the World Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the United Nations “…The Millennium Development Goals, adopted in 2000, have improved the lives of millions of people. … But much more needs to be done, especially to reach the most marginalized and vulnerable and put us all…

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