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IRIN Examines Efforts To Reform U.S. Food For Peace Program

IRIN: U.S. Food Aid: Charity Begins At Home “More than 60 years after the U.S. Food for Peace program was launched, vested interests continue to hinder reforms to allow for more local sourcing of food aid. … The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which manages American aid programs, supports…

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Blog Post Examines PEPFAR’s Commitment To Data Transparency

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy”: PEPFAR Takes a Lead on Data Transparency — Could Open Contracting Be Next? Charles Kenny, senior fellow, and Rachel Silverman, senior policy analyst at CGD, discuss PEPFAR’s commitment to and leadership on data transparency, writing, “[T]his most recent move [to release more data…

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Global Health Innovation Landscape Must Shift With Changing Health Financing Trends

Devex: The new market builders for health innovation Michael Igoe, global development reporter for Devex “…At the recent International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, negotiators sent a strong message that global development’s future resides with domestic tax resources and private investment, not with foreign aid. That…

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Devex Highlights 5 Suggestions To Ensure SDGs Get Implemented

Devex: 5 things needed to turn the SDGs into reality Elizabeth Stuart, team leader for Sustainable Development Goals at the Overseas Development Institute “…The clock to SDG attainment will start ticking Jan. 1, 2016. Here are five things that will be important to ensure the much-debated goals and targets –…

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New HIV Prevention R&D Report Highlights 2000-2014 Global Funding Trends

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: New report on investment in R&D for HIV prevention highlights 2014 global funding trends In a guest post, the HIV Vaccines & Microbicides Resource Tracking Working Group discusses a new report examining HIV prevention research and development funding trends from 2000 to 2014. “Through their research…

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MCC Platform Encourages Private Investment For Development Finance

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: The Evolution of Development Finance: Making Aid Dollars Count Dana J. Hyde, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, discusses “the MCC’s new Public-Private Partnership (P3) Platform … to support public-private partnerships in our partner countries.” She states, “…Everything about MCC’s model and approach — from…

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Stakeholders Begin To Examine Funding Needs To Prevent, Treat Global Hepatitis Infections

Devex: Where should money go to manage global health’s ‘silent epidemic’? “…Unlike other diseases like HIV and AIDS and tuberculosis — which would need an estimated $22 billion to $24 billion, and $8 billion, respectively, according to statistics released by relevant stakeholders — hepatitis does not yet have a ballpark…

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Additional Funding, More Efficient Spending Needed To End AIDS Epidemic

Toronto Star: The future of AIDS is up to us Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, executive director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and Lee Waldorf, policy director at the foundation “Win or lose? This is the question posed by a series of reports on the state of the global AIDS epidemic — reports…

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Stopping Asia’s Hepatitis Epidemic Requires More Urgent Resources, Political Will, Financing

Wall Street Journal: Confronting Asia’s Hepatitis Epidemic Ding-Shinn Chen and Stephen Locarnini, co-chairs of the Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific “…Hepatitis has not received funding commensurate with the magnitude of the problem. … We can stop the increasing burden of hepatitis B and hepatitis C with resources…

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Eastern Europe, Central Asia Should Expand HIV Treatment Access For Drug Users, U.N. Envoy Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2015: HIV surges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia while drug users are denied lifesaving services and donors retreat Reporting from the 2015 International AIDS Society conference, Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a presentation made by Michel…

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