mHealth+SocialGood

10 December 2013

As part of the mHealth Summit activities, the mHealth Alliance will host mHealth+SocialGood, in collaboration with partners such as HIMSS and the United Nations Foundation, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 12 p.m. ET. This event, which will be open to all Summit attendees and also available to the global community via live stream, will focus on the theme “To 2015 and Beyond: Envisioning the future of mHealth”. Click here to learn more. Click here to watch the Livestream.
 
Born Too Soon: A Supplement of Preterm Births Worldwide

06 December 2013

This article, published in Reproductive Health, is part of a supplement jointly funded by Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives program through a grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and March of Dimes Foundation and published in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the World Health Organization (WHO). The original article was published in PDF format in the WHO Report “Born Too Soon: the global action report on preterm birth” (ISBN 978 92 4 150343 30), which involved collaboration from more than 50 organizations. The article has been reformatted for journal publication and has undergone peer review according to Reproductive Health’s standard process for supplements and may feature some variations in content when compared to the original report. To view the article click here.
 
Global Fund Donors Pledge US$12 Billion

04 December 2013

Donors at the launch of the Global Fund’s Fourth Replenishment pledged US$12.0 billion for the next three years, the largest amount ever committed to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. To learn more click here
 
Global Health 2035 Report

03 December 2013

The new Global Health 2035 Report from The Lancet shows that we can bring preventable infectious, maternal and child deaths in low- and middle-income countries down to universally low levels within a generation. The report also lays out a vision for achieving the promise of universal health coverage and major reductions in non-communicable diseases and injuries. Click here to check out the recommendations and findings. To join the conversation on Twitter follow #GH2035.
 
The Global Fund Replenishment

02 December 2013

The Global Fund Replenishment will be hold in Washington D.C. on 2-3 December 2013 to secure financing for 2014-2016. On December 2nd, from 5:00-6:30 PM ET, The Global Fund +Social Good, will be livestreaming a Partnership Symposium. To view the livestream coverage of the Partnership Symposium click here. For more information on the Global Fund Replenishment click here and follow #BeTheGeneration on twitter.
 
World AIDS Day, December 1st

01 December 2013

December 1st is a day sanctioned by the United Nations as World AIDS Day. Last year, only 1 in 3 children with HIV received the life-saving drugs they needed. Learn more about partners working on HIV/AIDS in support of Every Woman Every Child. To join the conversation on twitter follow #AIDSfree and #WorldAIDSDay. 
 
Six Stocktaking Report 2013

29 November 2013

A new report released by UNICEF shows great progress has been made to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, with more than 850,000 new childhood infections averted between 2005 and 2012 in low- and middle-income countries. However, the new 2013 Stocktaking Report on Children and AIDS raises the alarm on adolescents, citing the need for increased global and national efforts to address HIV and AIDS among this vulnerable age group. More here
 
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25

25 November 2013

November 25th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. From 25 December to 10 December, people around the world come together to end violence against women and girls. Click here to check out stories, messages, facts and figures and to find out how you can take action. To join the conversation on twitter follow #organgeurworld and #16days. 
 
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