All posts tagged global organisations

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Five ways to make a health programme sustainable

by Altynay Shigayeva and Richard Coker

Substantial international funds are invested in programmes designed to control priority diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Tensions between the length of time donors’ funding is available and the time required to address public health problems have long been a concern in…

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How strongly committed are global organizations to the strengthening of national health systems?

By Jeremy Shiffman and Tamara Hafner

Following a period of focus on disease-specific initiatives, including the emergence of GAVI, PEPFAR and the Global Fund, a number of global health organizations have come to give attention to the issue of health systems strengthening. In a paper published earlier this year…

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