Aid en Bill Gates pledges $750M to fight AIDS, TB and malaria at Davos <p> The Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation will inject $750 million into the Global Fund through a promissory note, adding to the $650 million that the charity has already contributed since the fund&rsquo;s launch</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Davos Business Aid Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:07:48 +0000 Luke Browne 5689021 at Four months and $2M US tax dollars later, Haiti’s new Parliament building sits unfinished and unused PORT-AU-PRINCE — The building is scattered with woodwork trimmings and debris from a costly ongoing renovation paid for by the Haitian treasury because legislators say the US never finished the job.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Aid Haiti Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:25:00 +0000 Jacob Kushner and Jean Pharés Jérôme 5696585 at 7 breakdowns in Haiti's rebuilding efforts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Haitians losing patience with camp life and poor governance as fundamental problems remain. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A.W. Berry </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <em>A.W. Berry is the winner of the Helium-Universal Giving Citizen Journalism Contest &quot;<a href="">Haiti&#39;s Earthquake: Two Years After</a>.&quot;&nbsp;Berry is a financial writer with professional experience in real estate and financial services. He has written for various consumer and financial websites has been a regular content contributor at</em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Haiti Rights Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:47:00 +0000 A.W. Berry 5697239 at USAID's Rajiv Shah: ‘End preventable child deaths in a generation’ Rajiv Shah, administrator for the US Agency for International Development, spoke with GlobalPost’s John Donnelly on the eve of the Child Survival Call to Action, held in Washington on Thursday and Friday. Shah talked about the need to focus efforts on five countries that have 50 percent of all preventable child deaths. But he said this new effort will not mimic the US global AIDS initiative, which focused efforts on 15 countries, and instead will rely on many governments’ commitments to saving the lives of children. Currently, experts estimate that 7.6 million children die needlessly each year from preventable causes.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid children Global health Aid Politics Global Pulse GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:15:55 +0000 John Donnelly 5707751 at Examining the Global Fund: Successes, failures and challenges ahead The Kaiser Family Foundation held a live webcast yesterday discussing the recent changes to the Global Fund, an international financing institution that supports international prevention, treatment, and care programs for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Panelists discussed the fund's new strategy and what this strategy means for the global fight against these three diseases.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Global health GlobalPost Blogs HIV/AIDS Aid Politics Global Pulse GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:35:32 +0000 Emily Judem 5707935 at USAID in Russia will cease its programs after decision by Russian government The State Department promised continued involvement with Russian NGOs, in spite of a new law that could make that difficult.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Russia Russia United States Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:33:54 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5719692 at South African minister hits out at UK over canceled aid <p>South Africa&#39;s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has accused the UK of misleading his government over its plans to cut aid to the country.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Want to Know Aid Global Economy South Africa United Kingdom Thu, 09 May 2013 18:42:15 +0000 CNBC 5834585 at UK sends more aid to the Philippines Six UK aid flights will head to the Philippines next week, carrying over 1,400 tents and other supplies — upping the total of aid from the UK to the typhoon-stricken Asian nation to £55m, or around $89 million. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Haiyan Need to Know Philippines Asia-Pacific Europe Philippines United Kingdom Sun, 24 Nov 2013 02:01:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5998378 at US foreign aid is shrinking and Americans don’t care NEW YORK — Something’s absent from the national conversation on the 2015 budget, and it's not domestic issues.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid The Unraveler The Unraveler World Leaders Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets Aid Europe Middle East Political Risk United States Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:20:45 +0000 Michael Moran 6067714 at