ACCESS THE ONLINE TOOL On May 1, Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) launched a new analysis and online tool examining the benefits of global health research and development (R&D) to each state. As Congressional policymakers work on the FY2019 budget amidst the backdrop of the Administration’s proposed cuts to global health and medical research, this…

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DOWNLOAD THE TOOLKIT Download this informative toolkit that tells you how to support the GFF, its history, what the GFF does and how it works, and examples of progress in GFF countries. Although countries have made significant progress over the last 15 years, over 5 million women and children are still dying from preventable conditions…

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Ahead of World Malaria Day (April 25), the global health community has renewed its commitment to ending malaria, a preventable, treatable, and curable disease, which manages to endure despite significant global progress. During the 2018 World Malaria Summit last week, world leaders, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.K. government, contributed $4.1 billion to the fight against malaria. The…

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USAID Releases New Materials for Health Advocates USAID’s Advocacy for Better Health (ABH) program in Uganda runs on the sole proviso that “when citizens know their rights and responsibilities and hold those in power accountable, change at all levels is possible.” This social accountability and citizen engagement model has resulted in a successful program since 2014. In…

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Commitments to End Polio and Yellow Fever Builds the Momentum Towards World Immunization Week On April 16, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative announced that the United Arab Emirates fulfilled its $120 million commitment made at the 2013 Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi, paving the way towards sustained on-the-ground eradication efforts within vulnerable communities in Pakistan. This support contributed…

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The Global Health Community Gets #ReadyToBeatMalaria Ahead of World Malaria Day (April 25), the global health community has renewed its commitment to ending malaria, a preventable, treatable, and curable disease, which manages to endure despite significant global progress. During the 2018 World Malaria Summit last week, world leaders, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.K.…

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Interact with the Tool Provided by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and the Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Financing Global Health (FGH) study provides a yearly analysis of past and future trends in global health spending and health financing.…

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NCD Child Encourages Young Minds to Participate in Global Art Contest On April 3, ahead of World Health Day (April 7), NCD Child launched a global art and video contest for adolescents to visually highlight the importance of non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and control for young people and their communities. Based on the theme, Health For Youth =…

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New Reports and Factsheets on World Water Day and World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Highlight Challenges and Opportunities That Lie Ahead Last week, the world recognized World Water Day on March 22 and World TB Day on March 24. WaterAid’s Water Gap: The State of the World’s Water 2018 Report highlighted an alarming rise in the number of people struggling to access…

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ACCESS THE ADVOCACY MESSAGING FRAMEWORK Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)—or excessive bleeding after childbirth—is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide, and oxytocin is the first-line drug of choice for prevention and treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends oxytocin for PPH prevention and treatment, and it was included as one of the 13 priority, lifesaving health…

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