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Nov 22, 2013
This week's Update contains information on budget/appropriations, HAFA, PEPFAR, and hearings on the Super Typhoon response, Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) and the crisis in the Central African Republic.
Nov 19, 2013
NGO alliance InterAction applauds the swift passage this week of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013 in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, in this November 19 news release.
Oct 16, 2013
Against the odds of rampant poverty, recurring regional violence, and deep ethnic and economic divisions, Liberia has made tangible political and development progress since the end of its devastating civil and regional wars. The project checklist is based on lessons learned from the period of major returns between 2003 - 2007 and while it is not...
Sep 27, 2013
NGO alliance InterAction welcomes the introduction of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013 in the U.S. Congress. The legislation confirms the U.S. government’s long-standing, bipartisan commitment to combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. 
Sep 19, 2013
ReSurge International, an international nonprofit organization providing free reconstructive surgeries in developing countries, launched a program this week to build a network of passionate college students who will bring attention to the neglected but solvable global health crisis of burns. Students now have the opportunity to become ReThink...
Sep 18, 2013
A World Vision report says millions of children are being denied the benefits of progress because many countries have unacceptable “health gaps," despite the fact UNICEF is reporting child mortality rates have been almost cut in half, to 6.6 million per year, since 1990.  According to the report titled, “The Killer Gap: A Global Index of Health...
Aug 26, 2013
Child health and development is just one of the priority areas for the Salt, Light, Health program (Sal, Luz, Saude in Portuguese) in the Anglican Diocese of Niassa, Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner in northern Mozambique.  The program began in 2005 in response to community requests for assistance on health issues, since nearly half of...
Jul 26, 2013
  Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Dr. Geoffrey Tabin of the Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) ( are on a mission to eradicate needless blindness in the developing world. The inspiring story of these two very different doctors – united in their mutual dedication to bringing the highest quality cataract surgical care to the most destitute...