Tag: Universal Health Coverage

FGFJ Diet Task Force Visit to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

September 5–11, 2016

Four members of the Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) Diet Task Force visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste from September 5­–11. The trip provided an opportunity for the participants to see first-hand how Japan’s support for the Global Fund is making an impact in the field and to grasp the challenges that government officials and communities continue to face.

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Nikkei Op-ed on TB and UHC by UN Special Envoy Eric Goosby

May 15, 2016

In an op-ed published in the Nikkei Shimbun on May 15, UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis Eric Goosby stresses the need for greater efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB), which the World Health Organization recently declared to be the deadliest infectious disease in the world. Due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains of TB and the high treatment costs, the poor …

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JCIE Interview with Dr. Mark Dybul

December 16, 2015, Tokyo

JCIE/USA Executive Director James Gannon interviews Dr. Mark Dybul on the sidelines of a December 16, 2015 JCIE conference on “Universal Health Coverage in the New Development Era.”

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Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund 5th Replenishment

December 17, 2015, Tokyo

The Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment was held on December 17 in Tokyo, and was hosted by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was the first time that such a meeting had been held in Asia. Bill Gates was among the roughly 150 individuals in attendance representing national governments, civil society organizations, corporations, UN agencies, and …

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December 12 is UHC Day!

December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014, was the first ever Universal Health Coverage Day, marking the two-year anniversary of a unanimous United Nations resolution endorsing universal health coverage (UHC). JCIE is proud to be a part of the global coalition of more than 500 organizations that launched this day, which is intended to be a call to action toward realizing a world where every …

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