Topic » Financing and Aid Effectiveness
Every dollar invested in family planning globally saves $1.30 in maternal and newborn health costs and $25 in HIV/AIDS-related costs. Yet global funding for family planning and reproductive health services, including contraceptive supplies, continues to fall short of needs in developing countries.
PAI leads a project to track funding for family planning and reproductive health and helps hold donors and developing countries accountable to their funding commitments. As donor funding mechanisms get more complicated and donor funds more difficult to track, PAI produces research and analysis to outline the implications of the changing funding landscape for reproductive health.
Suzanna Dennis and Clive Mutunga 2010 is a pivotal time to build financial support for international reproductive health, including family planning and maternal health. Despite a global financial crisis, donors are mobilizing around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially around … Continue reading
Suzanna Dennis This Population Action International Working Paper analyzes the five principles of aid effectiveness— country ownership, alignment, harmonization, managing for results, and mutual accountability—from a family planning and reproductive health perspective. It also describes how the Paris Declaration has … Continue reading
by Suzanna Dennis & Susan Anderson Writing from the United Nations “I am honored to be here today to express the renewed and deep commitment of the United States Government to the goals and aspirations of the ICPD Program of … Continue reading
“Aid effectiveness” is the buzz word of the moment in development. But are civil society organizations (CSO) paying any attention? The overwhelming CSO turn-out at the preparatory meetings for the third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Accra (HLF3) … Continue reading
Last week, over 1,000 heads of donor agencies, aid recipient countries, and bilateral and multilateral aid agencies gathered in Accra, Ghana for The Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF3).They were joined by 80 accredited civil society delegates participating … Continue reading
Malea Hoepf Young While the past decades have seen a foreign aid field dominated by the world’s wealthy countries who are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and its Development Assistance Committee (DAC), a new form … Continue reading
“Birthrates Help Keep Filipinos in Poverty” – that’s the headline of an April 21, 2008 Washington Post article highlighting the plight of a growing number of poor women in the Philippines who lack access to one of the most basic … Continue reading
It’s extremely rare for an organization to refuse funding, let alone $45 million. But that is exactly what CARE, a leading international relief organization, did last month when they refused U.S. government funding for food aid. According to a recent … Continue reading
Mercedes Mas de Xaxás and Carolyn Gibb Vogel Country stakeholders – governments, parliamentarians and civil society – have always been challenged by a limited ability to influence decisions made at the international level. With international donors now seeking to move … Continue reading
The World Bank has a long history of supporting and strengthening reproductive health. This is why the reproductive health community was shocked last week when allegations surfaced that the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Strategy may de-prioritize the importance … Continue reading