Seattle-based BIO Ventures for Global Health is one of the many partners supporting the delivery of Australia's aid program. As BVGH begins negotiations for a new partnership round, President Jennifer Dent discusses her perspective of DFAT as a funder.
Tobacco kills up to half its users worldwide but its production supports livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers. As demand for this cash crop decreases, how do we keep farmers from falling into poverty — and who is responsible?
Experts outline where — and how — the private sector can contribute to achieving universal health coverage.
Nigeria remains heavily reliant on foreign funding for programs tackling polio, malaria, HIV, and more. Is it ready for those flows to stop?
This year’s Global Washington conference narrowed in on ways that nonprofits can restructure in this period of uncertainty of funding for global health.
At Prescription for Progress, a Devex Bay Area event exploring the hurdles of bringing global health innovations to scale, we caught up with Mark Allen, MSD for Mothers’ director of strategic partnerships, on how digital innovation can improve the provision of quality health care.
On the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in September 2018, Nigeria Minister of Health Isaac Adewole shared with Devex how the government wants to tell the business community that Nigeria is the place to come.
A hackathon jointly organized by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and University of California, San Francisco, serves as a reminder of some of the barriers in the way of taking new ideas for malaria eradication from the lab to the field.
Budget negotiations at the World Health Organization have traditionally been a challenge. Devex speaks with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and two of his directors for details, including what the organization plans to do differently.
Months after the high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases, the World Health Organization has launched an online knowledge platform to encourage further exchange of ideas and partnerships in tackling the diseases.
Each health sector misstep is a chance for bacteria to become further resistant to antibiotics. "Many of us have contributed to it, and each of us will need to collaborate, as nations, organizations, and individuals, to solve it," writes Mohan Joshi, a principal technical adviser for Management Sciences for Health.
"AIDS is a unifying issue in Washington and at the United Nations — and it is time we collectively hold ourselves accountable for what we have not accomplished," writes Charles Lyons, president and CEO at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
The numbers show that without a significant reversal of current trends, the world will not be able to meet SDG 2 of zero hunger by 2030, nor WHO's global nutrition targets by 2025.
The announcement of £50 million ($64 million) in funding "represents a ray of light in a world that so often does not prioritize girls [and] their bodies ... [yet] we are still missing large-scale recognition that the practice takes place outside Africa, in the Middle East, and Asia," writes the Orchid Project's Julia Lalla-Maharajh.
Four experts from Duke University explore how four multilateral institutions — the World Bank, Gavi, the Global Fund, and WHO — can work together to advance global health progress.
A number of efforts are seeking to bring innovation to the blood cold chain, and the most successful ones focus both on technological solutions, and on national health care policy and infrastructure.
Across the border from an Ebola outbreak in DRC, Ugandan authorities and communities are preparing themselves for the risk of transmission as best they can.
Live from the International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda, reporter Sophie Edwards speaks to PSI's Karl Hofmann and IDEO.org's Jessa Blades about adolescents, human-centered design, and family planning.