CGD Policy Blogs
Even if you missed Part 1 of Frontlineâ€™s â€œThe Age of AIDSâ€ on Tuesday night (May 30, 2006), take a look at the website on the evolution of the virus. Itâ€™s everything you wanted to know about the virus, but couldnâ€™t necessarily find in one place.
In recent months, the French proposal for an airline solidarity tax has been a source of contention in the global aid community.
And it's official:
The Government of South Africa announced today that it will contribute US$20 million over 20 years to the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm).
South Africa joins Brazil and six European nationsâ€”France, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdomâ€”in supporting this innovative financing programme, which is expected to dramatically reduce the number of children who die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases in the worldâ€™s poorest nations.