Kimberly Hess & Roger Bate | 03 Oct 2012 | NY Daily News
The Obama administration is taking it on the chin on foreign policy. The Arab Spring has given way to a violent winter, and with the situation in the Middle East likely to worsen, Gov. Mitt Romney will have plenty of ammunition for the debates, especially the foreign policy showdown on Oct. 22.
Roger Bate & Kimberly Hess | 03 Oct 2012 | American Enterprise Institute
With the entire US budget on the chopping block, small-ticket items such as the US global health budget—a total expenditure of around $8.6 billion—will necessarily attract less attention than sequestration of the defense budget or cuts to Social Security.
Roger Bate | 03 Oct 2012 | The Daily Caller
This election season has made victims of us all. To hear it from Republicans, Medicare subscribers are targets of raids. Sit with Democrats long enough and privileged women become casualties of war.
Roger Bate | 27 Sep 2012 | American Enterprise Institute
The Center for Global Development (CGD) recently ran a post describing the reticence within the U.S. Government, and more specifically the PMI, to support a malaria subsidy scheme known as the AMFm.
Richard Tren & Jasson Urbach | 29 Jun 2012 | Business Day (South Africa)
Delegates to the United Nations (UN ) summit on environmental sustainability in Rio de Janeiro have gone home, many of them depressed at not having achieved more. The ideal outcome for most environmentalists would have seen far greater governmental and UN control over the world's economies and everyone's lives.
Roger Bate | 17 May 2012 | Wall Street Journal Asia
India's Ministry of Health announced emergency plans last week to prevent irregularities in how the government approves new medicines. The sense of urgency comes after a 78-page parliamentary report which
found that officials in India's drug regulator, the Central Drugs
Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), colluded with pharmaceutical
firms to speed up medicine approvals.
None | 25 Apr 2012 | Africa Fighting Malaria
We commend the US Senators from both political parties for introducing a World Malaria Day Resolution. Notwithstanding the successes, there are still many challenges that lie ahead and they must be addressed.
None | 14 Mar 2012 | Africa Fighting Malaria
During the last Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board meeting, the Board acknowledged the Malaria Bond Business Plan developed by the Task Force on Innovative Financing and endorsed the next phase, including outreach to key stakeholders.
None | 13 Dec 2011 | Africa Fighting Malaria
The World Health Organization releases the 2011 World Malaria Report (WRM2011) today, which contains a great deal of interesting information and new data. Overall this is an excellent document that does not shy away from confronting the considerable challenges that malaria control faces.
Roger Bate | 12 Dec 2011 | Africa Fighting Malaria
In the past decade great strides have been made in the fight against
malaria, and many other diseases that proliferate in the tropics. US
Government annual spending on malaria has increase from just under $90m
in 2004 to the desired $691m requested by the President's Malaria
Initiative for next year.