- ReportBy Todd Summers, Cathryn StreifelNov 17, 2015
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) is under mounting pressure to reduce the funding it provides to upper-middle-income countries while at the same time ensuring that the important program commitments it has made up to now are sustained and that no vulnerable persons are left behind even as the Global Fund recedes as a major donor.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
Food insecurity is both a consequence and a cause of conflict, making it inexorably linked with political stability at regional, national, and international levels. Lack of access to affordable food has proven to trigger revolutions and spark unrest across the world.
- ReportNov 16, 2015
As 2015 unfolded, the worst of the Ebola catastrophe had ended, leaving in its wake a terrible trail. Ebola has, as of November 2015, killed more than 11,000 (including over 500 health workers) and infected more than 30,000. Thousands of survivors today struggle with heavily impaired personal health, amidst heavily damaged national health systems.
- ReportNov 15, 2015
An annual collection of wide-ranging essays by CSIS experts, 2016 Global Forecast discusses the issues that will matter most to America and the world’s security and prosperity in the year ahead.
- ReportBy Todd Summers, Cathryn StreifelOct 21, 2015
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s current five-year strategy “Investing for Impact” has guided a massive shift in its operational approach, leaving behind the more passive competitive rounds in favor of an allocation-based system that includes substantial back and forth with countries to increase impact.
- ReportBy Todd SummersOct 8, 2015
The board of directors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is set to approve a framework for the organization’s next multiyear strategy at its upcoming meeting in November.
- ReportBy Nellie Bristol, Chris MillardSep 28, 2015
Using blunt, clear language and holding program leadership directly to account for addressing management shortcomings, the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative has been an essential voice in moving the world closer to finally eradicating polio.
- ReportBy Phillip Nieburg, Sahil AngeloSep 24, 2015
Tuberculosis gets less attention from policymakers than it deserves. This should not be the case in South Africa, where it is the number one killer. This paper outlines South Africa’s tuberculosis problem, its challenges and opportunities, and the role of the United States in tackling this dire threat.
- CommentaryBy J. Stephen Morrison, Seth GannonSep 17, 2015
September 22 to 27, Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States—a whirlwind tour of the I-95 corridor in which he will meet with President Obama; deliver addresses to the U.S.
- CommentarySep 16, 2015
Disease is among the oldest and most elemental threats to human society. Diseases like plague and smallpox shaped the course of human history, shattered societies, and transformed populations. The flu pandemic of 1918 killed as many as 50 million people worldwide, dwarfing the 17 million death toll of the “Great War” that just preceded it.