Donor funds fall short for key global health functions

Some $22 billion was spent on global health aid in 2013, yet only a fifth of this went toward such global imperatives as research on diseases that disproportionally affect the poor, outbreak preparedness and global health leadership. The authors call for more spending on these global functions, as world leaders prepare to gather for the Financing for Development Conference this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss how the Sustainable Development Goals should be financed. —> Read More