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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 Nandini Pillai on Aug 12, 2016  | 

    On the eve of the Olympic opening ceremony, Brazil, the UK, and Japan, hosted a Nutrition for Growth (N4G) event to discuss global progress made in tackling malnutrition and the need for increased investments and political commitments. ACTION also released an update to the N4G scorecard, which calls for bold new pledges at the next N4G summit at a re-commitment to delivering on 2013 pledges. Read more

  • The Power of Vaccines

    Imagine a world without Polio

    Posted by RESULTS UK on Apr 30, 2015  | 

    Until a few short months ago, I was a solicitor, working in a busy London law firm. I knew very little about polio but I did know that I had been immunised against it as a child. Read more

  • Posted by GHA France on Apr 28, 2015  | 

    Measles moves fast. The highly contagious virus can strike anywhere at any time, be it in Nigerian refugee camps or California’s Disneyland Read more

  • Posted on Jan 28, 2015  | 

    Yesterday in Berlin, donors met Gavi's call for $7.5 billion to immunize a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million lives from 2016-2020. RESULTS UK reports on the key highlights from the conference in Berlin. 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 on Nov 18, 2014  | 

    Twenty years ago, representatives from different member states met in Rome to declare their united commitment to address global food insecurity and undernutrition. Read more

  • Posted by GHA France on Oct 25, 2014  | 

    A new report from ACTION partners show that progress in involving civil society in national TB programs across the European region is falling short of planned goals Read more