News & Views

News and updates from our areas of work

Posts Tagged "health"

Talking about Women, Children, Adolescents and Health…

7 mai 2015 | Under Consultations, News | Posted by

The first African regional consultation meeting on the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent Health took place in Johannesburg on 6-7 May 2015, with stakeholders from across the continent coming together to share experiences, expectations and success stories. A summary of the proceedings can be found here. To have your say on the […]

Continue Reading →

500 Days to Reach the MDGs

18 août 2014 | Under News | Posted by

Today, August 18th 2014 marks 500 days left to reach the millennium development goals – the MDGs. Many countries have made great strides in tacking key health and development issues. 57 countries are now well on their way to controlling malaria in ways which were unimaginable just 15 years ago. However, much still remains to […]

Continue Reading →

Estimating the Burden of Paediatric TB

9 juil 2014 | Under News | Posted by

A new study co-authored by TESS Development Advisors’ Executive Director was published today in the Lancet Global Health. The study presents new information on the estimated global burden of paediatric TB, based on mathematical modeling. Results indicate that the burden of childhood TB is important, requiring further attention from the global public health community. The […]

Continue Reading →

Improving Maternal & Child Health – PMNCH Partners Forum

1 juil 2014 | Under News | Posted by

Uniting behind a commitment to accelerate progress for improvements in maternal and child health, international and national partners have gathered in Johannesburg for the 2014 Partners Forum of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH). Mrs Graça Machel, Chair of the PMNCH Board, opened the proceedings with a though-provoking and engaging address, noting […]

Continue Reading →

Improving information collection systems on essential medicines

24 mai 2014 | Under News | Posted by

The World Health Assembly, at the annual meeting of World Health Organization Member States, have adopted an updated resolution (ref A67/B/CONF./6) on access to essential medicines. Access to essential medicines has long been supported by WHO as a key principle of ensuring access to quality health services. The new Resolution urges Member States to, among […]

Continue Reading →

Workshop on Logistics Management Information Systems

12 mai 2014 | Under News | Posted by

164 participants – representing 28 countries and 40 partners – joined forces last week in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) to share knowledge and experiences for strengthening logistics management information systems (LMIS). The workshop organized by the Roll Back Malaria, the Global Fund and the Stop TB Partnership provided a forum for national delegations and partners to […]

Continue Reading →