Dr. D.S. Akram is a pediatrician from Pakistan who recently joined ACTION’s U.S. partner, RESULTS Educational Fund, on a tour of the United States to speak in support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Ahead of the January 27 global funding summit for Gavi, I sat down to speak with Dr. Akram about her work and progress on immunizations in Pakistan.
Today the ONE Campaign releases a new accountability report tracking global progress against AIDS.
As the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Board holds its 30th Board Meeting in Geneva, health experts warn that projected reductions in funding for TB and HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia look set to leave the region with rising rates of HIV and drug-resistant TB.
When notorious bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, he simply said “because that’s where the money is.”
A ‘cost of inaction’ study released today unequivocally demonstrates to world leaders the economic consequences of failing to scale up global funding for AIDS, TB, and malaria.