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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 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 KANCO on Aug 11, 2014  | 

    On June 20, civil society representatives gathered in Rome at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters for a dialogue on preparations for the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2). Manaan Mumma was one of three civil society delegates who inputted into the discussions. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Guest on Aug 02, 2013  | 

    A guest blog from Ugandan TB advocate Robert Nakibumba on the need to sensitize communities on the limitations of the current TB vaccine. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Guest on Apr 23, 2013  | 

    As Kenya adjusts to a post-election environment under a new constitution, there is much optimism and opportunity to ensure we don’t lose momentum in our efforts to give every Kenyan child a shot at life. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Guest on Mar 06, 2013  | 

    After the election, Kenya will undergo immense changes as a new constitution is implemented -- including a devolution of health services. 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