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Donor Government Funding For HIV Declines In 2016, Lowest Level Since 2010

Ghana News Agency: Donor government funding to support HIV dips “Donor government funding to support HIV efforts in low- and middle-income countries decreased by US$511 million from US$7.5 billion in 2015 to US$7 billion in 2016, a new report has revealed. It was produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation and…

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Swaziland Achieves Major Reduction In HIV Incidence, Increase In Viral Load Suppression With PEPFAR, Global Fund Support

ScienceInsider: Swaziland makes major strides against its AIDS epidemic “New data from Swaziland, a tiny country in southern Africa, provide some of the most convincing evidence yet that aggressively ramping up treatment for HIV/AIDS works on a population level to cut the rate of new infections. The kingdom has had…

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‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Findings Presented, Remarks Made At IAS 2017 Conference

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2017: With midpoint numbers showing 90-90-90 goals near for some, eluding others, innovation and equalizers take precedence Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a presentation by UCSF’s Diane Havlir on the East Africa SEARCH trial and remarks made…

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Advocates At IAS 2017 Express Concern Over Proposed U.S. Funding Cuts To Global AIDS Programs

Agence France-Presse: ‘Draconian’ U.S. funding cuts would cost lives: AIDS meeting “Leaders in the fight against HIV on Sunday urged the U.S. government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and treatment, to reject ‘draconian’ funding cuts proposed by President Donald Trump. Any funding lapse, they said, will be counted…

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Malaria Eradication Advocates Push For U.S. Congress To Maintain, Increase Funding For Efforts

Devex: Making the case for malaria eradication in a tight budgetary environment “…[T]here has been a shift over the past decade from shrinking the malaria map to getting rid of the disease for good, and malaria eradication advocates say current funding levels cannot get us to that goal. The closer…

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Bipartisan Task Force Defends U.S. Foreign Aid, Proposes Giving USAID Seat On White House National Security Council

Bloomberg: Senators Defend Foreign Aid in Fresh Pitch Against Trump’s Cuts “A bipartisan task force of U.S. senators and former diplomats is pushing back against the Trump administration’s effort to cut funding for foreign aid and development, urging instead that the strategy for overseas assistance should be revamped. Far from…

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Donations To She Decides International Family Planning Initiative ‘Still Coming In,’ Spokesperson Says

Devex: She Decides fund for family planning takes shape “Six months after U.S. President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of an extended ‘global gag rule,’ the She Decides family planning movement launched in its wake is beginning to take shape. A spokesperson told Devex that donations ‘have risen substantially’ since the She…

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IRIN Examines Donor Reporting Of In-Country Refugee Spending

IRIN: Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules “The world’s rich countries spend billions at home but report it as ‘aid,’ exploiting a loophole that enables donors to mislead the public and cut vital development budgets. IRIN has dug into the data to reveal the worst offenders…

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On NPR’s TED Radio Hour, Gavi CEO Seth Berkley Discusses Ebola Vaccine Development, Outbreak Preparedness Investments

NPR: Seth Berkley: How Can We Prevent The Next Epidemic? “Since 1976, there have been two dozen Ebola outbreaks — yet there is still no vaccine. Epidemiologist Seth Berkley says vaccine development is the key to prevent future infectious disease outbreaks…” (7/21).

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GHTC Director Discusses Organization’s New Report On U.S. Global Health Innovation Investments In Devex Interview

Devex: Q&A: Why the U.S. should invest in global health innovation — for its own sake “…[A global health event on Thursday] was organized by the Global Health Technologies Coalition, 25 nonprofit organizations advocating for research and development for new drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and other global health technologies to coincide…

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