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Devex Examines Health Sector Corruption As Obstacle To UHC

Devex: Corruption: A neglected obstacle to achieving UHC “When stakeholders discuss the biggest obstacles to universal health coverage, conversations often linger on well-known challenges such as increasing access to last-mile populations, or how to achieve sustainable financing. While finding solutions to these hurdles is vital for achieving UHC, there is…

Carter Center Launches New Fundraising Campaign To Eradicate Guinea Worm

Carter Center: Carter Center Challenges Donors to Help Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease “The Carter Center Board of Trustees announced it is launching a $40 million fundraising campaign, including a $20 million Carter Center Challenge Fund, toward the eradication of Guinea worm disease, and Alwaleed Philanthropies, a global philanthropic foundation, said…

Climate Action Summit Sees Limited Commitment From Largest Emitters While Some Companies, Foundations Take Steps Forward On Adaptation, Mitigation

Devex: U.N. climate summit a ‘stepping stone’ for new action, experts say “The world’s largest emitters did not answer U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres’ call for ‘concrete’ commitments on climate change during the U.N. Climate Action Summit. But some companies, foundations, and other players made it clear this week that they…

Business Leaders Face Challenges, Opportunities In Private Sectors’ Efforts To Achieve SDGs

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Political uncertainty poses obstacle to U.N.’s global goals, businesses say “Business leaders complain of being hampered by political uncertainty and market constraints in efforts to fight poverty, inequality, and other ills by 2030, research showed on Tuesday as world leaders met to discuss the United Nations’ global…