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More Development Effort Needed In Africa To Meet Needs, Build Resiliency, Achieve Food Security, U.N. Officials Say

U.N. News Centre: U.N. officials urge boost in development action to meet humanitarian challenges in Africa “Greater efforts in preparedness response, recovery, and development interventions are needed from humanitarian actors for African nations to meet the immediate needs of their citizens, become more resilient to shocks and crises, and ultimately…

Africa’s Digital Health Systems Must Have Right ‘Infostructure’ To Support Region’s Health Systems Strengthening

Devex: How can Africa prepare for post-2015 digital health investments? Richard Gakuba, international digital health/e-health consultant “…[I]f developing African countries are to truly harness future digital health investments to strengthen health systems, they will need to ensure that the right ‘infostructure’ and institutional capacity are in place first. … While…

Devex Examines Holistic Approaches To Family Planning, Resiliency, Sustainability In Tanzania

Devex: Family planning takes a 360-degree approach “…[Community health worker Happiness Chacha’s] work is a result of the Endangered Ecosystems Northern Tanzania, a project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development that aims to make both people and wildlife more resilient to threats like climate change and population growth.…

U.N. Development Cooperation Forum High-Level Meeting Opens To Discuss SDG Implementation

U.N. News Centre: High-level U.N. forum on development cooperation paves way for ‘leaving no one behind’ “Following a day of fruitful discussions in workshops and informal meetings, the United Nations Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) High-level Symposium officially opened [Thursday] in Brussels, Belgium, with senior U.N. officials urging delegations to ensure…

Health Partnerships Model Helps Support Health Workers, Improve Care Access, Quality

Devex: The contribution of health partnerships in universal health coverage Andy Haines, professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and chair of the THET Board of Trustees “…As we seek to reach universal health coverage by 2030, the development community must focus on the following key achievements.…

‘All Players’ Must Work To Mitigate Bangladesh’s Arsenic Water Crisis

The Lancet: Bangladesh’s rural water scandal Editorial Board “Arsenic occurs naturally underground in parts of Bangladesh, and its contamination of rural water supplies first came to public attention more than two decades ago. Since then, the Bangladesh government supported by donor agencies (including UNICEF and the World Bank) have collaborated…

International Coordination, Investment Critical To Mental Health Efforts

Nature: Action on mental health needs global cooperation Pamela Y. Collins, director of the Office for Research on Disparities & Global Mental Health at the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, and Shekhar Saxena, director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the WHO “…The need and…

Improved Data On Women, Girls Essential To Achieving SDGs

The Guardian: Leaving women out of development statistics just doesn’t add up Mayra Buvinic, U.N. Foundation senior fellow working on Data2X, and Ruth Levine, director of the global development and population program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and co-chair of the Data2X technical advisory group “We have a…

Adapting, Expanding New Financing Instruments Can Help LDCs Achieve SDGs

Devex: Big gaps and little money: Why solutions to finance SDGs in LDCs matter Gail Hurley, policy specialist on development finance at the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP), and Marianne Mensah, adviser for innovative financing for development at the Agence Française de Développement “…Over the past 15 years, new financing instruments…

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