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Global Fund Cancels Funding

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 06, 2012 (IRIN) - The Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria has cancelled its next round of funding and cut off countries like Russia, China and Brazil after donors failed to deliver US$2.2 billion in previously committed funding. Emergency funding measures will now be put in place for some countries.

Read more... Friday, 06 January 2012 22:47
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Call to Assess Role of Mobile Technology in Health

By Julie Frederikse

LONDON, June 9, 2011 (AllAfrica) — With more than 70 percent of the world’s five billion cellphone users living in low- and middle-income countries, mobile technology is seen as offering the potential to improve healthcare for the poor.

Read more... Thursday, 09 June 2011 17:53
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Africa Needs U.S. $32 Million to Fight Maternal Deaths

By Esther Nakkazi

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22, 2010 (UN News) — Over $32 billion is needed for Africa to reduce maternal deaths and deaths of children under five.

Read more... Sunday, 22 August 2010 14:33
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Incorporate Herbal Medicines Into Health Delivery System

By Gifty Mensah

ACCRA, Ghana, July 31, 2010 (Public Agenda) - The Managing Director of Capital 02 Natural Health Company Limited, Mr. John Daniel Otoo, has called for an incorporation of herbal medicines into the public health delivery system to meet the health needs of Ghanaians across the country.

Read more... Saturday, 31 July 2010 11:56
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Pohamba Wants AU to Prioritise Child and Maternal HealthBy Brigitte WeidlichPohamba Wants AU to Prioritise Child and Maternal Health

By Brigitte Weidlich

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 29, 2010 (The Namibian) - President Hifikepunye Pohamba called on the African Union (AU) to establish a taskforce on maternal and child health so that the relevant Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can be achieved by 2015.

Read more... Thursday, 29 July 2010 11:50
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Global Fund Approves US$2.4 Billion In New Grants

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov 12 (Global Fund) – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuber­cu­lo­sis and Malaria’s Board of Direc­tors has made an over­all approval of grants with a two-year com­mit­ment of US$2.4 bil­lion. It is the ninth time the Global Fund Board approved new pro­pos­als to sup­port pro­grams fight­ing the three dis­eases.

Read more... Thursday, 12 November 2009 10:14

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