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Prescription for Progress: Live updates and news

25 February 2021

Where Silicon Valley meets global development on health and innovation. Read the latest insights and updates to come out of the third edition of our Prescription for Progress event.

In Brief: First delivery of COVAX Facility vaccine doses arrive in Ghana

24 February 2021

600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Accra, Ghana, on Wednesday, marking the first delivery of doses from the COVAX Facility.

France striving to hit 0.7% aid target by 2025

26 February 2021

Paris is also creating an independent commission to assess the impact of its assistance.

In Brief: Before merger, UK's FCO spent 10 times more on consultants than DFID

26 February 2021

Though government officials have called out the former U.K. aid department's consulting costs, the former Foreign & Commonwealth Office was spending far more on consultants before their merger last year.

In Brief: WHO declares El Salvador malaria-free — the first in Central America

26 February 2021

El Salvador has had no indigenous malaria transmission over the past three years, according to the World Health Organization.

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Opinion: Evolving philanthropy during the pandemic

26 February 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented time for philanthropy. How can the practice of philanthropy be evolved to more effectively bring communities the help they need? Essilor's Frédéric Corbasson explains.

Opinion: Gaps in COVID-19 response for LGBTQ youths risk losing a generation

26 February 2021

Governments and other actors should ensure their pandemic responses incorporate the needs of the most vulnerable, including LGBTQ youths. The best way to do this is by listening to them.

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Opinion: Gaps in COVID-19 response for LGBTQ youths risk losing a generation

26 February 2021

Governments and other actors should ensure their pandemic responses incorporate the needs of the most vulnerable, including LGBTQ youths. The best way to do this is by listening to them.