- CommentaryBy Kimberly Flowers, Anna Van NiekerkSep 1, 2015
In late July, President Barack Obama visited Ethiopia, where he met with smallholder farmers involved in U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)–led development programs to highlight the impact of his 2010 Feed the Future initiative. The president’s visit acknowledged the significance of U.S.-Ethiopian relations and the depth and sincerity of American engagement.
- ReportAug 31, 2015
Earlier this summer, the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, took several steps to bolster the sustainability of the immunization programs it supports in the world’s 49 lowest-income countries.
- ReportJul 31, 2015
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in April 2013 unveiled an ambitious six-year strategy aimed at finally ending polio worldwide. The four-pronged approach called for stopping transmission in the remaining polio endemic countries while also eliminating rare but paralyzing vaccine-related polio.
- ReportBy Richard Downie, Sahil AngeloJul 30, 2015
South Africa’s health system is approaching a make or break moment. Can it complete a set of complex organizational reforms and place itself on a sustainable financial footing that will enable it to deliver first-rate health care services to patients?
- ReportJul 20, 2015
As countries around the world advance toward universal health coverage, leaders are looking for ways to best use resources to improve health and promote long-term economic development and social stability.
- ReportBy Katherine PeckJun 30, 2015
Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), an infectious disease that far too often strikes young women in the prime of their lives.
- ReportBy Todd SummersJun 24, 2015
On January 23, 2011, the Associated Press (AP) released an article titled “Fraud Plagues Global Health Fund.” Picked up by news agencies across the globe, it extrapolated from reports of the inspector general of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) in 2010 to imply endemic corruption across the Global Fund system.
- NewsletterJun 17, 2015
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to debate issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- NewsletterBy Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPHJun 7, 2015
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is caused by a mildly contagious virus that can cause a life-threatening pneumonia typically in persons with any of four pre-existing medical conditions: lung disease, kidney disease, immunodeficiency, or diabetes.
- 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.