Universal Health Coverage: Right, smart and overdue

December 12th, 2015 posted by IAPB in Advocacy, Blog, Funding, Health Systems, Innovation, Integration, NCDs, Negelcted Tropical Diseases (NTDs), SDGs, Universal Eye Health, WHO, World Bank

IAPB will join a coalition of more than 700 organizations in 116 countries to mark Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December and urge leaders to deliver on promises to achieve universal health coverage. Health is a human right that reduces poverty, fuels economic growth and builds resilience to threats from disease outbreaks to climate change. Hundreds of…Continue reading: Universal Health Coverage: Right, smart and overdue »

Funding cuts impact health and development programs

December 11th, 2015 posted by IAPB in Australia, Blog, Funding

The Australian government, one of the most important development donors in the Asia-Pacific region, has made billions of dollars in cuts in recent years and this week confirmed dozens of programs will be casualties in an effort to drive Australia’s foreign aid to its lowest ever level, Australian newspapers have reported. The Age newspaper reported…Continue reading: Funding cuts impact health and development programs »

NZ Aide Pacific Island Countries Participation Fund – applications open

December 11th, 2015 posted by IAPB in Blog, Conferences & Events, Funding, New Zealand, Pacific Islands

The New Zealand Aide Programme is now taking applications to their Pacific Island Countries (PIC) Participation Fund. The objective of the PIC Fund is to increase the number of Pacific Islanders attending regional and international conferences or events relevant to their countries’ development. The Fund supports people to attend conferences to strengthen the ownership of…Continue reading: NZ Aide Pacific Island Countries Participation Fund – applications open »