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The west’s peanut butter bias chokes Haiti’s attempts to feed itself | Rashmee Roshan Lall

Rashmee Rosahn Lall, Guardian Development Network | “Local provider of food to tackle malnourishment faces closure because aid agencies buy subsidised products from abroad.” The west’s Read More

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West Africa’s Ebola epidemic: preventable?

Lisa Denney, Poverty Matters | “The gaps in Sierra Leone’s health system reflect need for support so that such diseases do not wreak havoc in Read More

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South Sudan Needs Help to Avoid Collapse | allAfrica.com

allAfrica.com: Juba — South Sudan’s government admitted on Monday that it needs international assistance to avoid collapse in the coming months triggered by the outbreak Read More

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Financial Commitments To Improve Agriculture Can Help Prevent Food Crises

Devex: We can prevent another food price crisis Josh Lozman, deputy director of program advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…This year, African leaders have recommitted to investing in agriculture at their annual leaders’ summit, but there is currently a significant financing gap toward these plans. The support of programs like [the Global…More


Fairness in healthcare finance and delivery: what about Tunisia?

Anecdotal evidence on hidden inequity in health care in North African countries abounds.


Performance-based financing with GAVI health system strengthening funding in rural Cambodia: a…

Introduction Though Cambodia made impressive gains in immunization coverage between the years 2000 and 2005, it recognized several health system challenges to greater coverage of immunization and sustainability.


The west’s peanut butter bias chokes Haiti’s attempts to feed itself | Rashmee Roshan Lall

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Rashmee Rosahn Lall, Guardian Development Network | “Local provider of food to tackle malnourishment faces closure because aid agencies buy subsidised products from abroad.” The west’s Read More


West Africa’s Ebola epidemic: preventable?

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Lisa Denney, Poverty Matters | “The gaps in Sierra Leone’s health system reflect need for support so that such diseases do not wreak havoc in Read More


Blog Post Discusses Private Financing In Uganda’s Health Sector

USAID’s “Impact”: Can Private Financing Answer Uganda’s Health Care Woes? Daryl Martyris, a health development officer in USAID Uganda’s Office of Health, HIV/AIDS and Education, discusses private financing for health in Uganda (7/8).


Back to the People: Reorienting China’s Health System to Primary Care

For decades, primary health care in China has been practically forgotten. Most people in China today seek care directly at hospitals rather than local village clinics. With hospitals overwhelmed by patients for even minor conditions, doctors provide low quality care.


South Sudan Needs Help to Avoid Collapse | allAfrica.com

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allAfrica.com: Juba — South Sudan’s government admitted on Monday that it needs international assistance to avoid collapse in the coming months triggered by the outbreak Read More


African Union Heads Of State Commit To Sustain Efforts To End HIV, TB, Malaria

UNAIDS: African Union: translating political commitments into action “African Heads of State committed to sustain efforts to ending AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by adopting the recommendations stated in an AIDS Watch Africa report — including prioritizing AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in the new development goals in order to ensure that the continued international financing of…More


Polio, MDGs, UHC, and more: WHO Bulletin July 2014

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In this month’s bulletin: • Why polio is a public health emergency of international concern• Factors that predict success in meeting MDG 4 and 5• Read More


Social health protection in low and middle income countries: reinventing models for people…

Maymouna Ba is a Research fellow at ‘Le Centre de Recherches sur les Politiques sociales’ (CREPOS), Dakar The introduction of social health protection programmes in most of the low and middle Income Countries (LMICs) at the turn of the millennium was targeted at people identified as the outcasts of the implemented health financing strategies: the poorest. Increasingly, the emergence of UHC as a driver for health financing reforms is also being seen as an opportunity to expand healthcare coverage to other vulnerable groups and to improve their access to healthcare services. Unfortunately, despite the growing UHC momentum, it seems that many of these new programmes struggle to reach the most-in-need. This was the core issue explored by the Health Inc research project in the past three years. Health Inc looked at the impact of social exclusion on – presumably inclusive – health financing arrangements implemented in LMICs.


USAID launches new commitments to save the lives of mothers and children

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June 26, 2014 USAID will spend up to $2.9 billion of the agency’s resources to continue the fight for maternal and child health in 24 countries. From VOA: While child deaths have dropped from 12.6 million in 1990 to 6.6 million in 2012, 16,000 children and 800 mothers are dying every day, says the U.S. […]The post The Daily Impact: USAID launches new commitments to save the lives of mothers and children appeared first on PSI Impact Blog.


The Dangers of Drug Resistance – Guest Post by Margaret Variano

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The threat of drug-resistance is a public health concern across a range of medications, with very severe implications. The spread of drug-resistance is particularly troubling Read More


The Canary in the Coal Mine: Ebola Virus

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Though there have been regular reports in the American press covering the expanding Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Sierra Leone it has not caused the public panic of Swine Flu or SARS of recent past. There is good reason for this. Anyone sitting next to a sneezing person on a plane likely knows anecdotally…


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