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  • ACTION Strategic Framework, 2017-2021

    ACTION Strategic Framework, 2017-2021

    ACTION believes in a world where all people have equitable access to health, and it is our mission to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health. Learn how ACTION plans to achieve its vision over the next five years in the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership Strategic Framework, 2017-2021.

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  • Following the Funding:  Nutrition for Growth (August 2016)

    Following the Funding:  Nutrition for Growth (August 2016)

    Donors pledged US $4.15 billion for nutrition-specific and $19 billion for nutrition-sensitive programs at the 2013 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) event. It was an essential step on the long-neglected road to support country-owned efforts to improve child nutrition. In 2016, we learned that an additional investment of $7 billion each year is needed to achieve four out of the six global targets, on top of current levels of spending. This third edition of the N4G scorecard presents sensible analysis of the 14 largest N4G donors and an "ask" for each for the 2016-2017 N4G summit.

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  • From Policy to Practice: How the TB-HIV Response Is Working

    From Policy to Practice: How the TB-HIV Response Is Working

    A new research report from ACTION shows that while countries have taken steps in the right direction since 2014, policy improvements have not all translated into changes at the facility level, and the burden to carry out TB-HIV activities still falls heavily on under-resourced TB programs.

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  • Using Results-based Funding to Drive Health Equity

    Using Results-based Funding to Drive Health Equity

    A new report from ACTION and Social Finance, a UK-based nonprofit, presents results-based funding (RBF) as an important tool for development funders to consider adopting in order to create equitable health systems.

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  • Following the Funding: Nutrition for Growth (April 2016)

    Download the full data table that informs the nutrition scorecard, with further details on country pledges and their delivery.

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  • A Chance to Reach Every Child

    A Chance to Reach Every Child

    A new report from Save the Children and the ACTION partnership shows that urgent investment in global immunization is vital to ensure no child dies from preventable diseases.

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  • Falling Short: A civil society perspective on the response to drug-resistant TB in Europe

    Falling Short: A civil society perspective on the response to drug-resistant TB in Europe

    Progress in involving civil society in national TB programmes across the European region is falling short. As 2015 is quickly approaching, this report finds that only one of the eight indicators related to the community aspects of the Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat M/XDR-TB 2011-2015 (MAP) has been met.

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  • From Rhetoric to Reality: An Analysis of Efforts to Scale Up The Response to TB-HIV

    From Rhetoric to Reality: An Analysis of Efforts to Scale Up The Response to TB-HIV

    A new research report from ACTION shows that joint TB-HIV activities are neglected by HIV programs and overwhelmingly carried out by TB programs, and that global guidelines to address TB-HIV have not been prioritized by leading donors and affected countries.

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  • 5 Reasons to Invest in Child Health

    5 Reasons to Invest in Child Health

    Ending preventable child deaths is possible within our lifetime -- but we need political will to make it happen.

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  • The Definition of Success: Measurement in the Post-2015 Framework

    This publication from ACTION argues for the development of clear, transparent, and fixed measurement indicators that will ensure we can achieve real and inclusive progress against post-2015 goals.

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  • Donor Immunization Record—April 2014 Check Up

    ACTION has released an April 2014 update to its ‘Donor Immunization Record’, tracking whether donors are delivering on their commitments to the GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership working to increase access to immunizations in developing countries.

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  • Making Health A Right For All: TB and Universal Health Coverage

    Making Health A Right For All: TB and Universal Health Coverage

    Tuberculosis (TB) is widely perceived as a disease of the past. However, the latest available data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows a different reality. This paper was created in collaboration with Action For Global Health and aims to highlight the increasing crisis of TB worldwide.

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