THE WHITE HOUSE — Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — September 26, 2015 We are at a pivotal moment in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Globally, both new HIV infections and AIDS related deaths are down by more than 40 percent since their peak. This Administration has invested nearly $50 billion through the President’s Emergency…

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Over past decade, expanding pro-poor coverage in countries paving way toward better health outcomes and less inequality New York City, September 25, 2015 – A World Bank Group report released today during the United Nations General Assembly shows that more countries around the world are rolling out universal health coverage programs designed to expand access…

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Global Financing Facility Launched with Billions Already Mobilized to End Maternal and Child Mortality by 2030  (Summary) On July 13, the World Bank Group, the United Nations and the governments of Canada, Norway and the United States launched the Global Financing Facility (GFF), a new financing mechanism to invest in women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health…

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SCHLOSS ELMAU, June 8, 2015—The World Bank Group today issued the following statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in reaction to the G7 Communique: On Climate Change: “The G7 leaders issued a powerful statement on climate change today, committing themselves to aggressive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to lead the…

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WASHINGTON, May. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Global Health Council (GHC) brought a large delegation to the recent 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHA is the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) and brings together member states, WHO leadership and non-state actors once a year to debate global health policy…

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WASHINGTON, May. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — On April 16, 2015, Global Health Council (GHC), in partnership with the Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, hosted The Future of Global Health event (TFGH15) at the Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C.Building on the success of last year’s event (TFGH14), TFGH15 served as an unconference featuring hundreds of…

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