Blog Entries / India

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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

  • Ending the TB Epidemic Morgan McMahon

    TB: Fighting an Outdated Approach

    Posted by Morgan McMahon on Jul 09, 2013  | 

    A blog from our intern Morgan on one expert's view on using innovation to curb TB's deadly spread. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Jan 10, 2013  | 

    In this video interview, American Doctor Jyoti Mathad describes how screening for tuberculosis in pregnant women can save lives in India. 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

  • Posted by Alison Root on Sep 21, 2012  | 

    UNICEF released a new infographic charting India's progress in reducing under-5 child deaths, and highlights some of the challenges India still faces. Read more

  • Posted by Mandy Slutsker on Jan 27, 2012  | 

    I spend most of my day reading about TB. I go over statistics, case fatality rates, and co-infection with HIV. It’s easy to get lost in the numbers. But every so often I hear a story from someone with TB that shakes me to my core. The personal stories illustrate how devastating TB is for people and their families and remind me why I do what I do. No story is more heartbreaking than that of someone suffering from drug-resistant TB. Read more

  • Posted by GHA India on Jan 13, 2012  | 

    ACTION partner, Dr. Bobby John of Global Health Advocates India, reflects on one year since the last wild polio case was detected in India. Read more