Daily Archives: January 24, 2012

(Updated) Michel Kazatchkine to step down as head of the Global Fund

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Updated 3:30 pm EASTERN Dr. Michel Kazatchkine – executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria –  announced Tuesday that he will be resigning from his post in mid-March. A statement from Kazatchkine posted today on The Global Fund website explains Kazatchine’s decision was motivated by the appointment of a managing […]

USAID engages higher education and research institutions to help solve development problems

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new initiative to recruit higher education and research institutions to improve the agency’s and the broader development community’s ability to solve large development problems. “We hope to bring together all components of the campus from engineering to anthropology, from global health to entrepreneurship, and from […]