Global Health

Today should be a matter of celebration, but this World Aids Day is instead an occasion of deep alarm.  The celebration should come in looking back a decade to the 2001 launch of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria.  Millions of people are now alive today on antiretroviral treatment  –  and hundreds [...]

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November 25th, 2011

Washington Leaves Millions To Die

The wonder of our world is that scientific knowledge is now so powerful that we can save millions of children, mothers, and fathers from killer diseases each year at little cost. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria has mobilized that knowledge over the past decade to save more than 7 million lives [...]

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March 19th, 2010

Funding a Global Health Fund

Funding a Global Health Fund Project Syndicate, March 19, 2010 NEW YORK – World leaders will come together at the United Nations in September in order to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Three of the eight MDGs involve bringing primary health services to the entire world’s population. A small amount of global [...]

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