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USGLC Blog Highlights Kaiser Family Foundation Survey On U.S. Role In Global Health

Writing in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s “Global Impact Blog,” Digital Media Associate Jonathan Ewing highlights a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey on Americans’ views on global health,” noting, “This year’s survey goes deeper into Americans’ perceptions of our engagement with the world.” Ewing also examines what he calls the…

Examining Arguments For Increased U.S. Foreign Aid Spending

Writing in the Washington Post’s “Wonk Blog,” Dylan Matthews highlights a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey on Americans’ views on global health that “finds that the average American thinks the United States spends 28 percent of the federal budget on aid to foreign governments,” when “[i]n reality, we spend only…

GHIT Fund Announces $5.7M In Grants To 6 Global Health Partnerships

“The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership that is bringing Japanese know-how and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, on Friday announced the grants of $5.7 million to six global partnerships working on innovative drugs and vaccines against malaria, tuberculosis and Chagas…

New Issue of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has published Issue 29 of its newsletter, the “Global Fund News Flash.” The issue examines the fund’s new framework for procurement related to medicines and other products for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria prevention, care and treatment, released Tuesday; provides a timeline…

U.S., International Community Must Maintain Commitment To Global Fund To Advance Progress

“[C]rucially, the establishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in 2002 — with key support from the United States during President George W. Bush’s administration — has made the worldwide fight against AIDS (and the other daunting diseases) a winnable one,” columnist Fannie Flono writes in…

IRIN Examines Issues To Be Discussed At AidEx Conference

“Next week, humanitarian and development experts from around the world will convene in Brussels for the annual AidEx conference to discuss resilience and sustainability and even debate whether the aid system is a new form of colonialism,” IRIN reports. The news agency, “a media partner of this year’s AidEx conference,” examines…

Global Fund Announces New Procurement Strategy For Mosquito Nets, Medicines, Other Products

“The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is changing the way it does procurement, another step for the institution that has undergone major restructuring in the past year,” Devex reports. “The organization announced on Tuesday a new framework that allows it to pool orders from countries purchasing life-saving…

OECD Committee Considering Changes To Official Development Assistance Definition

“The international rules that define what spending rich countries can count as foreign aid — and which developing countries are eligible to receive aid — are up for grabs for the first time in decades, with potential fault lines being drawn over whether donors should be able spend more aid…

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