What Next? Looking Beyond the Covid-19 Summit

Organized by CSIS What Next? Looking Beyond the Covid-19 Summit October 12, 2021 RSVP Please join the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security on Tuesday, October 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT, for an important virtual event featuring Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to discuss how to…

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Global health is good business — Trump should get in the prosperity

This guest post was written by Chris Collins, President and CEO of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. It originally appeared on The Hill website. As President-elect Trump considers submitting a fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress, scores of government funding issues will be intensely debated. America’s investment in global health…

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President Obama's FY2013 Budget Request Leaves Global Health Goals in Doubt

GHC Senior Policy Manager Craig Moscetti breaks down the President’s global health budget numbers President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2013 budget request yesterday, showing an essential flat-line in international affairs funding, but a $300 million cut to U.S. global health programs, a 4% decrease from levels enacted last year. Most global health issues were…

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IAS 2011 Opens with Music, Activism and Optimism

ROME — The Sixth IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention opened here last night with glorious music by young Italians, political activism by AIDS campaigners and the most optimism on the potential for serious progress against HIV/AIDS in many years, perhaps since the advent of the epidemic 30 years ago, by almost everyone. “We all…

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Farewell to Deauville: How Did Global Health Fare?

DEAUVILLE, France — Nothing of significance for global health came out of the G8 Summit that concluded here Friday. We expected little, and the G8 lived up to our expectations. Overall, the NGO community found the Deauville Declaration, in the words of Sherpa Times,  “vague, confused and lacking any sort of concrete advances on the main…

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Scaling up Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Through Global Fund

This is a guest blog by Debra Jones, director of Family Care International’s Global Advocacy program and a member of the Global Health Council’s delegation to the World Health Assembly. It is being co-published on The FCI Blog. GENEVA — Monday, the sun shined on the flower-filled hillside of the Chateau de Penthes, as government representatives…

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New Challenges in Treating Next generation of AIDS Patients

NOTE: This is a guest blog by Dr. Rick A. Martinez of  Johnson & Johnson I have been traveling to the Caribbean often since 2003. The trips are not for vacation, but to visit local organizations dealing each day with the HIV epidemic and its impact on the community. More to the point, I go to…

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Keeping our Foot on the Pedal with Global Malaria Control

United States investments in global malaria control are making a difference, due in large part to the successes of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Several weeks ago, delivering the Barnes Global Health Lecture at the National Institutes of Health, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah touted PMI as “one…

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New Challenges in Treating Next Generation of AIDS Patients

NOTE: This is a guest blog by Dr. Rick A. Martinez of  Johnson & Johnson I have been traveling to the Caribbean often since 2003. The trips are not for vacation, but to visit local organizations dealing each day with the HIV epidemic and its impact on the community. More to the point, I go to…

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