Blog Entries / Canada

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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

  • Posted by RESULTS Canada on Apr 29, 2015  | 

    Let’s not make the eradication of smallpox a once in a lifetime anomaly. Let’s repeat this grand success and continue to eliminate vaccine preventable diseases as well as protect against those that are here to stay. Read more

  • Posted on Nov 21, 2014  | 

    Twenty-two years after the first International Conference on Nutrition, the widely anticipated ICN2 is now drawing to a close in Rome. ACTION Staff who participated in the conference analyze what was accomplished -- and what more can be done. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Guest on Apr 25, 2014  | 

    Ten years after the creation of the Millennium Development Goals, it became apparent that the global community was failing to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health. Canada responded with the launch of a G8-led Muskoka Initiative. Where are we now? Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Canada on Apr 24, 2013  | 

    Canada occupies a unique position in the global campaign to eradicate polio – a disease on the brink of becoming the second human disease ever to be eradicated. Read more

  • The Power of Vaccines

    1000 Days to reduce child deaths

    Posted by RESULTS Canada on Apr 10, 2013  | 

    This blog from our partners at RESULTS Canada originally appeared in the Ottawa Citizen blog calling for action to reduce child deaths during the 1000 day countdown to the Millennium Develop Goals. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Guest on Dec 13, 2012  | 

    Stop TB Advocacy Officer David Bryden interviews Tania Monteiro, a Portuguese nurse who contracted tuberculosis at work. Read more

  • Posted by Angela Pereira on Nov 29, 2012  | 

    The sun never sets on the ACTION partnership - especially not on World AIDS Day! From Australia to the U.S - and in many countries between - ACTION partners are working to ensure the public, media, and policy makers take steps to make the end of AIDS, and it's deadly partner tuberculosis, a reality. Read more