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Transitioning from multilateral to domestic health financing: The looming challenge

Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Sep 19, 2017  | 

Although good health is the foundation for individuals, communities, and countries to thrive, a 2015 study by the World Health Organization and the World Bank estimated that 400 million people worldwide lack access to at least one of seven essential health services, ranging from pregnancy care to clean water. Despite much progress under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), from 2000 to 2015, much more needs to be done to give all people equal access to health. ACTION’s policy paper, Progress in Peril? The Changing Landscape of Global Health Financing examines the global health landscape in the face of imminent shifts in where and how global health funding is available to support low- and middle-income countries. Read More

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Universal Health CoverageEnding the TB EpidemicInvesting in NutritionThe Power of Vaccines

Transitioning from multilateral to domestic healthcare financing: The looming challenge

Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Sep 19, 2017  | 

Throughout the human life cycle, the most critical variable for optimal living will always be good health. Without good health, it is difficult if not impossible for people to self-actualize contribute to the financial growth and stability of families and to the national and global economies, and lead generally productive lives. ACTION Global Health Partnership recognizes this, as it does the reality that globally, millions of people experience serious barriers to health. ACTION, therefore, has made it its mission to influence policy and mobilize domestic and multilateral funding to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health for all people. Read More

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Follow the funding to polio eradication

Posted by Heather Teixeira on Apr 30, 2017  | 

ACTION’s new Polio Accountability Tool tells the unique history of polio eradication and tracks the government dollars that make eradication a likelihood. Use this tool to track your government’s participation in this effort and help ensure that future generations are completely free from polio. Read More

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Vaccinating in Nigeria will drive the country’s progress

Posted by RESULTS Australia on Apr 28, 2017  | 

Nigeria has a population of nearly 192 million people and expects to add another 7.3 million newborns to its population. The country’s under-five mortality rate has been falling steadily since the early 1990s and has halved since the 1980s. Between 2001 and 2016, Nigeria received US $698 million in Gavi funding, which has supported supplementary activities for immunization against typical childhood diseases. Nigeria will need healthy citizens to help it on its development pathway, and these children, who have been given such a strong start in life, are sure to be driving the country’s future progress. Read More

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