- CommentaryBy Todd Summers, Katherine PeckMay 12, 2015
India is the second-largest recipient of grant assistance from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, with a three-year allocation under its new funding mechanism of US$850 million.
- ReportMay 6, 2015
The U.S. government is a staunch supporter of the ongoing global effort to eradicate polio. It has contributed more than $2 billion to the cause, providing invaluable resources for vaccine purchases, communications, and social mobilization.
- ReportBy Katherine Bliss, Cathryn StreifelMay 5, 2015
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- CommentaryBy J. Stephen Morrison, Heidi LarsonApr 29, 2015On the occasion of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to Washington, D.C., we want to register our unequivocal support for the many Japanese medical and health professionals who are advocating for the reinstatement of a proactive recommendation of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, which was suspended in Japan in June 2013.ReportBy Rose Wilson, Pauline Paterson, Jeremy Chiu, William Schulz, and Heidi LarsonApr 23, 2015ReportBy Janet Fleischman, Katherine PeckApr 17, 2015
The data are stark and incontrovertible: In eastern and southern Africa, girls account for 80 percent of all new HIV infections among adolescents, and HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for girls aged 15–19. With 7,000 girls and young women aged 15–24 infected every week, the goal of an AIDS-free generation cannot be achieved without a dramatic new approach to this population.ReportBy Heather A. Conley, Caroline RohloffApr 17, 2015
The Arctic region—a semi-frozen ocean surrounded by land—is home to 4 million people. The Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum to discuss Arctic issues, is a unique forum that brings governments and representatives from the region’s indigenous communities together to discuss environmental protection and sustainable development in the Arctic.ReportApr 15, 2015
The pervasiveness of global tuberculosis (TB) poses a particular set of challenges to policymakers. In order to make the necessary strategic decisions, it is essential to understand how the disease works and its impact on individuals, families, communities, and broader global health goals.ReportMar 31, 2015
In 2013, India adopted a new Companies Act that redefines corporate governance rules in India. Among its many provisions, the Act includes a soft mandate that medium-size and large companies must contribute 2 percent of their profits (averaged across the previous three years) toward corporate social responsibility (CSR).NewsletterMar 19, 2015
The Philippine National Police’s Special Action Force launched a raid on January 25 in Mamasapano on the southern island of Mindanao that killed wanted terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, known as Marwan, but at the cost of 44 police commandos’ lives.