Gloria Pallares


Gloria Pallares is a journalist reporting on sustainable development, global health and humanitarian aid from Africa and Europe. Her work has appeared in a range of publications including El Pais, Forbes, CIFOR’s Forest News and the leading media outlets in Spain via the multimedia newswire Europa Press.

Latest Articles

Mozambique is rolling out its mHealth platform nationwide — and this is how
5 Feb 2018

Devex goes behind the scenes of the mHealth rollout in Mozambique, one of the first low-income countries to take digital health to the national scale, to learn how they are making it happen.

GEF eyes grander impact as it heads towards replenishment
23 Jan 2018

As the Global Environment Facility geared up to continue its replenishment negotiations in Brazil last week, Devex learns about its priorities for the coming cycle.

Global Fund and Gavi to become roommates in cost-saving drive
15 Dec 2017

The Global Fund, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and a number of other global health organizations are set to move into a shared campus in Geneva from March 2018. The groups are expecting significant cost savings, but are also hoping the move will encourage greater collaboration and sharing of expertise. Devex takes a look at the plans.

Q&A: MESA chair talks next steps in the fight against malaria
4 Dec 2017

As the new research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication is published, Devex speaks to Regina Rabinovich, chair of the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance, which coordinated the papers, about innovation and funding priorities.

Global Fund relaunches debt-to-health swaps after six-year hiatus
29 Nov 2017

The Global Fund has announced its first debt-to-health swap since 2011, with Spain waiving debts owed by Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Cameroon in exchange for investments in domestic health programs. The announcement kicks off a strategy that aims to engage up to five new creditor countries in 2018.

Q&A: Pedro Alonso, director of WHO's Global Malaria Program
15 Nov 2017

The struggle toward malaria elimination is facing three hurdles: funding, drug resistance, and far-flung geography. The World Health Organization's malaria chief tells Devex his strategy to reach ambitious global targets.

TB to cost world economy $1 trillion by 2030, warns report
14 Nov 2017

G-20 countries will account for two-thirds of the cost, according to research released on Tuesday by the Global TB Caucus.

How to make global health partnerships work: Key insights from the field
13 Nov 2017

UNITAID's Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy brings together a number of actors around a push to get more women on antimalarial treatment. The donor and implementing partners spoke to Devex about how they are making it work.

Contractors' top tips: How to win business with the AfDB
6 Oct 2017

In the second part of its AfDB Contractor Insights series, Devex speaks to some of the bank's most successful contractors, as well as other insiders, to find out what you need to know when bidding for work.

Q&A: UNITAID chief goes behind the scenes on new five-year strategy
27 Sep 2017

UNITAID Executive Director Lelio Marmora speaks to Devex about how the organization is leveraging innovation in drug markets, finance, and partnerships to accelerate the fight against global disease.