Follow-up to the UN High Level Meeting…

RESULTS, UN High Level Meeting, TB

The Australian TB Caucus met this week in Canberra to discuss the historic United Nations High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB), held in September 2018 in New York, where Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, reaffirmed Australia’s support to the global fight against TB. Key Targets of the...

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Despite progress made in polio eradication, initiative phaseout poses threat to at-risk countries

GPEI photo - smiling child

“Rethinking how to achieve global health goals, such as universal immunization, can be daunting, especially when restricted within large global programs and financing mechanisms,” Laura Kerr, LLM, a policy advocacy officer for child health at RESULTS UK, and Leila Stennett, campaigns director at RESULTS Australia, wrote. “Yet the scale of the wind down of...

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Risks and opportunities as funding for polio disappears with the disease

The dissolution of a partnership the size of GPEI is unprecedented. GPEI investments have supported polio vaccinations, trained and supported human resources, as well as provided technical programmatic support. These investments have had an impact well beyond polio eradication in many countries, supporting routine immunisation systems and allowing for other...

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