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Financial Gaps Threaten Achievement Of 90-90-90 HIV Targets

The Conversation: It will take more than $36 billion every year to end AIDS Charles Wiysonge, professor of clinical epidemiology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University “…Current epidemiological and financial trends suggest there’s a major risk of a substantial shortfall in the funds required to…

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International Community Must ‘Anticipate, Not React To,’ Humanitarian Emergencies Like El Niño

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Leaders must act now to stop hunger in Southern Africa Alexander Matheou, director of programs and partnerships at the British Red Cross “…[G]overnments cannot deal with El Niño alone. We must forge partnerships between humanitarian and development actors, as well as the international community, national, and local…

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5 Organizational Changes Needed To Achieve Global Water Security

The Guardian: Water security for all? We need these five organizational changes Nick Hepworth, director of Water Witness International “The global water crisis is not driven by absolute water scarcity, but by a scarcity of governance: there’s enough water to go around, we just need to get better at managing…

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Development Banks Should Encourage Human Rights, Participatory Approach To Development

Foreign Policy: It’s Time for Development Banks to Start Listening Maina Kiai, U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of assembly and association “…The World Bank and other development finance institutions’ own research points to the importance of public participation for development projects to be effective. Yet too often these institutions fail…

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Both Democrats, Republicans At Fault For Delaying Zika Response Efforts

Post and Courier: Zika aid first, politics later Editorial Board “Predictably but sadly, Congress left Washington last week without approving funding to fight the deadly Zika virus. Members are pointing to those on the other side of the aisle as the culprits. But voters should see it as a colossal…

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Philanthropy Can Play Powerful Role In Funding HIV-Related Human Rights Efforts

Devex: Durban then and now: Human rights funding in the AIDS response John Barnes, executive director of Funders Concerned About AIDS “Policymakers, scientists, and implementers agree that an effective HIV response must be viewed through the lens of human rights. Yet overall AIDS funding for human rights is remarkably low.…

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Achieving Access, Equity, Rights For All, Promoting HIV Prevention Critical To Reaching Global AIDS Goals

Huffington Post: Moving The HIV Trajectory To Access And Equity For All Tewodros Melesse, director general of International Planned Parenthood Federation “The response to the global HIV epidemic has made significant strides towards stabilizing it. But can we say we’ve seen the end of it? No, that would be premature.…

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Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss U.S. Responses To Zika

Palm Beach Post: Editorial: Zika meets Congressional dysfunction Editorial Board “Congress has left the building. And in its dysfunctional wake, it leaves yet another failed effort at passing crucial emergency funding to fight the spread of the dreaded Zika virus. … According to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll, 72…

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European Commission Should Promote Gender Equality, Increase Investment In Family Planning

EurActiv: Commission must prioritize access to contraception in development policy Heidi Hautala, Finnish Green MEP in the Greens/European Free Alliance group, and co-chair of the European Parliament Working Group on Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, and Development (EPWG) “…[T]he international community can make an enormous difference in increasing access to family planning…

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Congress’s Budget Recommendations Reveal Bipartisan Leadership, Support For Global Health, Development

The Hill: Budget resolutions show bipartisan solidarity with the world’s poorest Judith Rowland, U.S. policy and advocacy manager for Global Citizen “…Now that both the House and Senate appropriations bills for the State and Foreign Operations and Related Programs subcommittees have been marked up, it is clear that Congress has…

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