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Grand Challenges Encourage Global Health Innovation

News outlets report on the Grand Challenges, which invite innovators to develop novel technologies to solve global health problems. The Economist: Global health: A new challenge “Ten years ago the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation began divvying up the money for what it hoped would be a novel approach to…

House, Senate Committees Approve $750M In Funding For U.S. Ebola Response

News outlets report on congressional action to approve funding for the U.S. Ebola response in West Africa. Associated Press/ABC News: Inhofe Gives Final OK to $700M to Fight Ebola “…Oklahoma GOP Sen. James Inhofe, a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, gave his OK to shift leftover Afghanistan…

Global Financing Facility Shows Commitment To Health Of Women, Children

Devex: A tipping point for MNCH and nutrition? Reflections on an U.N.-usual General Assembly Joel Spicer, president of the Micronutrient Initiative “…U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Every Woman, Every Child event [during the U.N. General Assembly Meeting in September] saw Canada, Norway, and the United States mobilize more than $4 billion…

Blog Posts Discuss 2014 Aid Transparency Index

The following blog posts discuss the recently released 2014 Aid Transparency Index (ATI). Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: MCC Tops U.S. Government in Aid Transparency Again Sarah Rose, senior policy analyst with CGD, discusses the fourth annual ATI, noting, “…This year MCC ranks third (out of 68…

Gates Foundation Announces Next Phase Of Grand Challenges

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Announcing the Next Phase of Grand Challenges Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director of discovery and translational sciences in the Global Health Program of the Gates Foundation, discusses the 10th anniversary of Grand Challenges, writing, “Building on the lessons learned from the last decade of…

Democrats Request Hearing On U.S. Ebola Response Funding

The Hill: Dems ask for hearing on Ebola response funding “Democrats on a House Appropriations subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are calling for a hearing on funding to combat the Ebola outbreak…” (Shabad, 10/7).

U.N. Budget Committee Approves Funding For UNMEER Mission

U.N. News Centre: U.N. budget committee approves funding for U.N. Ebola response mission “The United Nations committee that deals with administrative and budgetary issues today adopted a resolution allocating funding for the newly established U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) and the Office of the Special Envoy on Ebola.…

Ebola Threatens West African Economic Growth, IMF, World Bank Warn

News outlets report on the World Bank and IMF’s concerns of economic loss that West African economies may face due to the Ebola epidemic. Agence France-Presse: IMF warns Ebola, budget strains endanger African growth “Sub-Saharan Africa’s rapid economic growth is set to continue this year and next, but Ebola and…