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‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Announcement Of Pediatric HIV Treatment Program

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: PEPFAR Pediatric HIV treatment partnership targets antiretroviral access gap Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, reports on U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah Birx’s comments on the announcement of Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment,…

MDGs, Post-2015 Discussions Need More Attention

Devex: MDGs: The U.N.’s best-kept secret Diana Ohlbaum, senior associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Project on Prosperity and Development, co-chair of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network’s Accountability Working Group, and a principal of Turner4D “… The United Nations is now engaged in discussions with governments and…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Reactions To Ebola Outbreak

The following two opinion pieces discuss reactions to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. New York Times: Fighting Ebola for Us All Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “…[T]his Ebola outbreak underscores why we have not only a humanitarian interest in addressing global health, but also a national interest in…

Devex Interviews Tanzanian Minister Of Health On Partnership With USAID

Devex: How USAID’s health partnership with Tanzania is evolving “… Devex caught up with Tanzanian Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dr. Seif Seleman Rashid on the sidelines of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to learn how the high-level rhetoric around a new narrative of partnership with the continent means for…

Obama Says ‘Premature’ To Fast-Track Ebola Treatment

The Hill: Obama: ‘Premature’ to fast-track Ebola drug “President Obama said Wednesday that it was ‘premature’ to fast-track an experimental Ebola drug for approval even amid a deadly outbreak of the disease in Africa. ‘I think we’ve got to let the science guide us,’ Obama said at a press conference…

U.S., African Leaders Announce Progress, Investments In Food Security, Nutrition

USAID: U.S. And African Leaders Announce Progress, New Partnerships To Help Millions Of Farming Families Through Agriculture “[Tuesday] at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, U.S. and African officials announced that more than $10 billion will be realized through responsible private investments as part of the New Alliance for Food Security and…

News Outlets Report On Highlights From U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Announcement Of U.S. Commitment To Africa

News outlets report on highlights from the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including the announcement of U.S. commitments to Africa. Agence France-Presse/GlobalPost: Highlights of U.S.-Africa Summit “Here are some highlights of the U.S. summit with African leaders, a three-day event heralding renewed U.S. interest in the fast-growing continent: U.S. President Barack Obama announces $33…

PEPFAR, CIFF Launch Initiative To Expand Children’s Access To HIV Treatment

The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation Launch $200 million Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Initiative (ACT) to Save Lives “[Wednesday], the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), in partnership with the Children’s…

Domestic, Innovative Financing Will Advance Health Sector In Africa

Huffington Post: Investing in Health: African Countries Expand Domestic and Innovative Financing Deborah Derrick, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “… [T]his week’s summit provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress made through U.S. investments in institutions such as the President’s Emergency Plan…

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