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Event: Inequalities in the Sustainable Development Goals

An upcoming event on inequality and the SDGs in New York. Continue reading

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In the global HIV response, data invisibility for hidden populations fuels inequality – now some hidden populations are fighting back.  Continue reading

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African Commission recognizes that closing civic space hurts the fight against HIV

The African Commission warns that closing civic space harms the fight against HIV/AIDS. Continue reading

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TB, Human Rights and the Law: “Tell it like it is”

Stop TB Partnership’s workshop on TB and human rights this week: fired up and ready for action. Continue reading

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Models meet reality? TB meets HIV

What mathematical models miss about TB and HIV. Continue reading

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Teaching about sexual violence in conflicts/emergencies

For the past year, I’ve been coordinating a series of short courses on sexual violence in conflicts and emergencies. There is a profound stigma around the issue, so I’m pleasantly surprised if you even click on this link and keep reading. … Continue reading

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Global Fund KPIs: Accountability and the hall of mirrors

About two weeks ago, the Global Fund Observer, a newsletter that reports on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, published an article about the Fund’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The article raised concerns about the process of developing the KPIs, … Continue reading

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Diversity, strength and inclusive health governance: Implementers on the Global Fund Board

Update from the retreat of the Global Fund Board Implementers Group in Kenya last week. Continue reading

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Pooh on Brexit

“Well, good-bye. I must be going on.” Pooh started to climb out of the hole. He pulled with his front paws, and pushed with his back paws…and then… “Oh, help!” said Pooh. “I’d better go back.” “Oh, bother!” said Pooh. … Continue reading

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Who Pays to Fulfill Health Rights? Aid Eligibility, Accountability and Fiscal Space

Reposted from Health and Human Rights Journal  Now that members of the UN have adopted the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the next question is: how to pay for it all? The answers raise questions about aid eligibility, transparency and accountability. 

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