Big news today, as this week both the Senate and House have passed the PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) Stewardship and Oversight Act.  The Act extends the program for another five years – through 2018, supporting international aid efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.  Since it’s establishment in 2003, PEPFAR has directly…

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This is a guest post written by Jessica Randall.  Jessica is a policy & advocacy intern at Management Sciences for Health (MSH.) On Monday, September 23,  leading global health voices met to discuss the post-2015 agenda at a United Nations General Assembly side event in New York City entitled “The Road Forward: What’s Next for…

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PATH’s Emmel blogs that the 1% of U.S. budget spent on aid facilitates economic growth, national security, moral leadership When the U.S. Foreign Assistance Act was passed in 1961, the world was a very different place. Since then, a proliferation of new laws and regulations has made the goals and activities of foreign assistance increasingly…

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Although Tony Blair moved out of 10 Downing Street three years ago, you wouldn’t have known it Thursday as the dapper ex-British prime minister set forth his mission of changing African governments so they work for their people in an elegant ballroom of The Fairfax Hotel on Massachusetts Avenue’s Embassy Row to a group of…

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