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PSI’s Impact Magazine Examines Best Buys In Global Health

“The latest edition of Impact magazine seeks to uncover global health’s best investments, identify global health trends, and discuss barriers and solutions to scaling up promising interventions,” according to the magazine’s introduction from Editor-in-Chief Marshall Stowell and Editor Rolf Rosenkranz. “…Devex, Merck for Mothers and PATH joined PSI and a…

GHTC Briefing Highlights Importance Of U.S. Global Health R&D Funding

Writing in the Global Health Technologies Coalition’s (GHTC) “Breakthroughs” blog, Senior Program Assistant Nick Taylor discusses a recent “briefing — GHTC’s fifth annual where we launched our 2014 policy report — [that] brought together leading voices from the nonprofit, philanthropic, public, and private sectors to reinforce the importance of robust…

Blog Highlights USAID Report On TB-Related Foreign Aid

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog highlights USAID’s FY 2013 report, “Impact and Leadership, U.S. Government Report on International Foreign Assistance for Tuberculosis.” “…The work to reach a world free of TB stretches into an unknown future, the report notes, with a new strategy that will require…

GHTC Releases Report On Role Of U.S. Leadership In Global Health R&D

Media outlets discuss a new report released by the Global Health Technologies Coalition on the role of U.S. leadership in global health research and development (R&D). VOA News: Report: U.S. Essential for Global Health “A new report says while big budget battles in Washington may be over for now, adequate…

Capitol Hill Briefing On TB Highlights Need For Continued Progress

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog reports from a Capitol Hill briefing that took place on Wednesday examining the progress and challenges surrounding TB efforts. Speakers at the event recounted stories “of how illness as well as responses around the world are interconnected, when effective treatments for…

Global Community Must Maintain Pressure On Leaders To Eradicate Polio

The Guardian: India may be free of polio — but the disease hasn’t been eradicated yet Archie Panjabi, actor and polio eradication ambassador for Rotary International “This week a regional certification commission is expected to declare the World Health Organization south-east Asia region polio-free. I could not be prouder about…

Cambodian Agencies Will Not Be Charged In Case Of Alleged Corruption, VOA Khmer Reports

VOA Khmer: No Charges, Despite Major Corruption Allegation by Global Fund “Authorities at the [Cambodian] government’s Anti-Corruption Unit say they do not have enough evidence to charge officials from the National Malaria Center and other government agencies with corruption. The center and others are under investigation at the Global Fund,…

Advocates Demand More Funding For U.S. Global Health R&D

Devex: U.S. global health research funding falls short of innovation rhetoric — NGOs “Despite the Obama administration’s emphasis on science, technology, and innovation for international development, United States funding for global health research and development is not what it could or should be, according to an advocacy coalition of 30…

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces $50M To Support Family Planning Services In LAC, Africa

The Guardian: Family planning groups in developing countries set for Bloomberg boost “Grassroots organizations are to share in a multi-million dollar project to improve family planning and reproductive health services for women and girls in Africa and Latin America. Groups in Uganda, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Nicaragua will be able…

U.S. Provides $83M In Humanitarian Assistance To S. Sudan

VOA News: U.S. Announces $83 Million More for South Sudan Refugees, IDPs “The United States is providing nearly $83 million in additional humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people suffering more than three months of violence in South Sudan, U.S. officials said Tuesday…” (Doki, 3/25).

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