- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
Dr Jim Yong Kim was officially announced as the new president for the World Bank in April. Dr Kim has an extensive background within the global health sphere, which could make a great difference in the World Bank's future investment in global health.
A recent report from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has highlighted the brutality of the Assad regime in its continuing attemt to curb the nationwide uprising in Syria.
The complex relationships among animal health, human health, agriculture and food security were the topic of a forum on the One Health movement in Davos.
Although the United States has not met United Nations targets in terms of Official Development Assistance spending as a percentage of gross national income, it still provides more aid than any other country. This could change after the US election.
As ‘traditional’ donors to the Global Fund, the international organization fighting AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, cut back, it's time for emerging economies to get more involved.
Why do world leaders meet in the luxurious setting of Davos to discuss important economic issues—including many relating to health and development?
The Global Fund, the huge international organization that fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, will not give out funding until 2014, as donor countries reduce their contributions due to the economic crisis.