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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 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 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 on Nov 27, 2012  | 

    TB-HIV advocate Luwiza Makukulu discusses her own personal bout with tuberculosis and HIV, the life-saving treatment she received, and the importance of the Global Fund. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS UK on Sep 07, 2012  | 

    Last Thursday saw the conclusion of a health fact-finding mission to Zambia, where senior British Parliamentarians called on the Government, international development agencies and civil society members to urgently improve the state of the country’s prisons amid shockingly high rates of TB and HIV. Read more