Timur Abdullaev, a tuberculosis (TB) survivor and public health and human rights consultant from Uzbekistan.
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.
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.
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.