The Obamas’ Africa Opportunity President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa this month is focused on the pressing issues of economic growth and investment, democratization, and the next generation of African leaders. Yet a central element for achieving those goals is missing from the list – advancing the health and empowerment of women and girls.
Contraceptives, Vaccines and … Advocacy? Increasingly, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have focused historically on delivering health – rather than advocating for it – are adding policy change to their tool kits.
Leaders Re-Focus IHP+ to Improve Health Aid Coordination World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim made a strong case May 21 for increasing alignment between donors and countries to improve delivery of health services, citing the International Health Partnership (IHP+) as a helpful vehicle.
Dr. Kim’s Prescription for Global Health Earlier in the week, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim delivered a rousing speech to the World Health Assembly, the annual week-long jamboree of global health leadership. With such great expectations of Dr. Kim from the health community, his comments this week help us see the path he’s choosing.