[GFO]The Board of the Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved funding in the amount of up to $30.8 million for seven interim applicants in the transition phase of the new funding model (NFM).The Board’s decision was announced on XNovember.
Africa: Secrets to a Successful mHealth Campaign
At the Mobile World Congress last week (25 February) I listened to Arjen Swank, business development manager of Text To Change (TTC), discuss the best way to implement a successful mobile health programme in Africa.
TTC is a social enterprise that dev…
Netanyahu Government: West Bank Settlements Top Priority
Benjamin Netanyahu’s incoming hardline government put West Bank settlement expansion at the top of its list of priorities on Wednesday, vowing to legalize dozens of illegally built outposts and annex the occupied territory as part of its coalition deal with its ultranational allies. The coalition agreements, released a day before the government is to […]
Burundi Counting Votes in Presidential Election; Opposition Alleges Fraud
Burundi’s opposition leader Agathon Rwasa is claiming an early victory in the country’s first presidential election in five years. Longtime president Pierre Nkurunziza decided not to run again, giving voters a choice between his hand-picked would-be successor – Secretary-General Evariste Ndayishimiye – Rwasa and five others. Voters were also choosing a national legislature and local […]