As countries in Asia slip into a pandemic-induced recession, multilateral institutions have proven crucial in mobilizing and channeling funds to support the COVID-19 response. Devex Analytics takes a deep dive into recent funding.
CSOs are the glue that holds the COVID-19 response together. And, once we have a vaccine, CSOs will be essential in distributing it around the world, writes Anuradha Gupta, deputy CEO at Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.
As fear mounts of a worldwide fight in which manufacturers prioritize selling to the highest bidders, important questions need to be answered before any fund is launched. This commentary outlines what should be done differently.
The Pacific islands — particularly vulnerable to climate-related disasters — need solutions that allow for a faster recovery from extreme weather events without relying too heavily on foreign assistance. This guest commentary outlines some potential innovations.
Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar speaks to Ellen Agler, CEO of The END Fund, about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted her organization's efforts to treat neglected tropical diseases.
In a bid to keep COVID-19 at bay, more hand-washing is taking place than ever before. But without increased efforts and investment, experts are not sure that this will last beyond the pandemic to impact other diseases.
During a virtual event Tuesday, donors pledged $1.35 billion for the humanitarian response in Yemen — about half of the requested amount. The gap could lead the U.N. to further scale back work in the country, as it already planned to cut three-fourths of its programs.