Daily Archives: March 30, 2009

Rajeev Venkayya On Health Delivery Systems

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What are the consequences of inadequate or broken health delivery systems in developing countries? That might seem like a difficult question to answer, at least with any specificity.   But Rajeev Venkayya, director for global health delivery at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tried his best to quantify the impact of deficient health infrastructures, […]

Budget Blues

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The House and Senate are moving forward on a budget that could deal a devastating blow to global health programs. But there is still time to shape the package, especially in the Senate. Last week, the Senate Budget Committee approved a plan to allocate $49.8 billion for the International Affairs Budget, the source of funding […]