RESULTS UK and ACTION’s new policy brief looks deeper into the country-level transition process — what planning has been done, what challenges identified, what financial gaps exist, and how changes will affect immunization systems. In this new policy briefing we see that immunization coverage rates on average are dangerously low, risks to immunization systems as funding changes are high, and plans are only likely to be partially implementable.
In order to meet the goal set at the United Nations high-level meeting on tuberculosis in 2018 of diagnosing and treating everyone with TB, it is important to understand who is being missed with TB services, where the missing people are located, and what actions need to be taken to find and treat all people with TB
In the coming years, the global health financing landscape will change dramatically, and this could have significant impact on health systems and access to quality health care. In this call to action and policy briefing, ACTION, RESULTS UK, and the UN Foundation jointly highlight the main challenges with health transitions, what is driving them, and why action matters now. It also sets out what civil society can do now to help ensure transitions do not negatively impact health outcomes.
The pages of this year's annual report are replete with examples of smart thinking, dogged determination, the fire of the ACTION partnership's collective passion to end poverty, and the benefits of a network that truly values the principles of equal partnership, local leadership, and global ambition.
The fight to eradicate polio is led by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and is supported by generous public and private donors. To fund this life-saving work, in 2013 GPEI hosted a replenishment in Abu Dhabi raising over $4 billion. In the Scorecard, ACTION analyzes donor performance in delivering on these pledges, and provides additional recommendations for pledges to GPEI in the June 2017 replenishment.
Investing in the early years to build human capital is one of the smartest investments a country can make to break the cycle of poverty, address inequality, and boost productivity later in life. ACTION and Action Against Hunger developed this briefing book to guide parliamentarians as they build political will and push for increased investment in the critical early years of a child's life.