The Partnership Nightmare: What’s Wrong with the Social Sector’s Approach to Funding – And How to Fix It
Whether it's due to misaligned expectations, mutual distrust or power imbalances, interactions between social impact organizations and their funders can be nightmarish – for both sides. Social sector advocates Jessamyn Shams-Lau, Jane Leu and Vu Le have written a new book about these challenges, called "Unicorns Unite." In this Q&A, they discuss what's gone wrong – and how to make it better. Subscribers to NextBillion’s weekly e-newsletter can read an excerpt of the book throughout June.
Nonprofit Tech for Good has published its inaugural 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report, which aims to provide a better understanding of donors worldwide and their giving habits and preferences.
Countries and donors should aim for new $90-$90-$90 target on HIV, hepatitis, TB drug prices, study shows
Although the cost of antiretroviral treatment has fallen dramatically since generic manufacturers first began to manufacture versions of antiretroviral drugs in India in 2001, generic products have not been available in all countries due to patent restrictions.
Tedros has repeatedly mentioned the need to expand the WHO’s donor base, and he reiterated this during his first press conference as the newly elected director-general on Wednesday at Palais des Nations in Geneva, where the current 70th World Health Assembly is held. WHO’s funding unit requires upsizing in terms of size and skills of human resources, he said. WHO should look into what it can learn from other United Nations agencies, such as UNICEF, on the issue of fundraising.
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