I am really excited to have come on board as director of ACTION. As I move from London, one of the greatest cities in the world, I do it without regrets as I know I am working with one of the most strategic and effective teams of allies in the world!
The President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) hosted a full-day discussion on Thursday, February 10th, to highlight the program’s successes in the shadow of looming budget cuts.
“A world-class vaccine does not need to be delivered in a world-class hospital for it to be effective.” This statement came from USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah at the National Institute of Health’s annual David E. Barnes Global Health Lecture, where Shah focused on the importance of new technologies for global health.
Dr Lucica Ditiu has been appointed Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership. A native of Romania, Dr Ditiu is a physician and researcher who has devoted her career to improving the lives of people living in communities heavily burdened by tuberculosis (TB). Dr Ditiu, aged 42, began a career with WHO in January 2000 as a medical officer for TB in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia within the disaster and preparedness unit of the WHO European Regional Office.