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Associated Press Examines International Aid To Afghanistan As Troops Withdraw

The Associated Press examines how the “impending withdrawal of U.S. and other foreign combat forces” from Afghanistan is affecting international aid to the country, which is “on the decline because of donor fatigue and fears of deteriorating security after nearly 12 years of war.” The news agency continues, “Worried about losing hard-won…

Speculation Continues Over Possible Changes To U.S. Food Aid Program

“The U.S. Food for Peace, a food aid program with an annual $2 billion price tag, is reportedly being considered to be replaced with a more direct cash donation system, angering [some] senators and grassroots organizations,” Devex’s “Pennsylvania Ave.” blog reports. “No official announcement has come out yet, but at least 20…

CSIS Report Examines Global Health Policy In Second Obama Term

“I am pleased to share with you a new report [.pdf] and video series from the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, ‘Global Health Policy in the Second Obama Term,'” J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, writes…

GHTC Report Warns Of Cuts To U.S. Global Health Funding, Provides Steps To Strengthen Global Health R&D

“According to a new report released Tuesday by the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), a U.S. umbrella group, sequestration could shrink global health spending at the State Department and USAID,” as well as the National Institutes of Health, Inter Press Service reports in an article examining “the global health impact of historic, sweeping cuts…

Recommendations For PEPFAR To Improve Data Collection, Use, Distribution

Noting the release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) PEPFAR evaluation and an October 2012 report of the Data Working Group (DWG) of PEPFAR’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), Mead Over and Rachel Silverman of the Center for Global Development propose in the group’s “Global Health Policy” blog “four recommendations where there seems to be…

PEPFAR Has Helped Millions, But ‘Hard Work’ Lies Ahead To Sustain Gains

PEPFAR, initiated in 2003, is “the largest global health initiative ever undertaken focused on a single disease,” a Washington Post editorial writes, noting, “Now, after four years of work, some 400 interviews and visits to 13 nations, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has provided [an] examination of this incredibly…

Groups Expect White House To Propose New Global Food Aid Approach

“The White House may soon propose the biggest change in U.S. food aid since the programs were created during the Cold War — donating cash for hunger relief instead of shipping American-grown food thousands of miles to global trouble spots, say farm groups and charities,”Reuters reports. “Groups on both sides of…

Examining Potential Changes To U.S. Food Aid Programs

“There are rumors that U.S. food aid programs could see major changes in the next budget, including converting some of the Food for Peace program into straight cash grants instead of in-kind food assistance,” Roger Thurow, senior fellow of global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global…

USAID Pledges $20M In Humanitarian Aid To Somalia

“Signaling the latest step forward in rapidly strengthening U.S.-Somalia relations, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development spent five hours in Mogadishu on Thursday, the highest ranking U.S. administration official to visit Somalia’s capital in years,” theAssociated Press reports (Guled/Straziuso, 2/21). Rajiv Shah “spent five hours … in the…