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WE MUST BE the generation that delivers universal health coverage.
WE MUST BE the generation that achieves development in the spirit of social and environmental justice.
WE MUST BE the generation that breaks down the walls of poverty’s prison, and in their place builds health, dignity and prosperity for all people.Continue
From her speech today:
Equally impressive are the ingenious delivery solutions, worked out by front-line workers, for reaching the poor and hungry children who are most at risk.
I find this integrated delivery approach an exciting way to move forward. The tremendous success in controlling the neglected tropical diseases clearly tells us that integrated strategies can stretch the impact of health investments. They can stretch the value of development…Continue
Research teams in low- and middle-income countries currently conducting implementation research projects on infectious diseases of poverty are invited to participate in a pilot training workshop. The workshop is part of a module-based Toolkit designed to strengthen research capacity.
Numerous funding agencies are working together to improve support to research organizations in low- and middle-income countries. A small group of ESSENCE on Health Research initiative members met recently to explore how best to collaborate to address existing research management gaps and needs. They looked at lessons learned and feedback from their 2012 best practice publication, Five keys to improving research costing in low- and middle-income countries, and began…Continue