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Ending AIDS and pursuing universal health coverage: 6 lessons for approaching and analyzing financing integration from South Africa

Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 seems more within reach than ever, but governments and their partners are facing complex decisions about how to finance their HIV response while also pursuing universal health coverage (UHC) to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all.

Growing momentum for early childhood development

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By Donika Dimovska and Mirjam Schöning

How to define and categorize innovation labs

A brief guide and starting point to explore the mission and freedom of innovation labs.

What’s trending in WASH sector — and are they the right trends to support real progress?

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Imagine if there were a Twitter specifically for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). What would be trending today? And would those trends align with what’s really needed to see progress in the sector?


Meet R4D's New President & CEO

In a recent in-depth interview with Gina Lagomarsino, R4D’s incoming president and CEO, we discussed R4D’s early days, what sets it apart from other global development organizations and how her prior work serving low-income and vulnerable communities will inform her leadership of R4D over the coming years. Gina’s new role will be effective Sept. 1, 2016.

5 Things Working in the Fight Against Malnutrition in India

Despite rapid economic growth over the last decade, India continues to struggle to provide access to basic food and healthcare to large sections of its population. The state of malnutrition is particularly dire and widespread in states such as Bihar and Rajasthan. India is home to 43 percent of the world’s malnourished, amounting to 191 million people — 16 percent of its population.

Becoming a mother shouldn’t put your life at risk: How market shaping can reduce global maternal deaths

A new report by Results for Development Institute provides concrete recommendations to reduce maternal deaths.

An analysis of India’s newly-released national budget: Do the numbers add up when it comes to nutrition?

A mother waits with her young child at a clinic in India, where malnutrition threatens as much as 16 percent of the population.