Jason Beaubien

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Change In Donors Is Remaking Global Giving

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The face of international aid for health and development is changing.

Less money is now coming from wealthy, industrialized nations and more is flowing from private foundations, corporations and even countries that only a few years ago were recipients themselves.

First, let's be clear. The United States government, through the ...


How To Get Rid Of Polio For Good? There's A $5 Billion Plan

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Polio is on the verge of being eliminated. Last year there were just over 200 cases of polio, and they occurred in just two remote parts of the world — northern Nigeria and the rugged Afghan-Pakistan border region.

A new $5.5 billion plan being pushed by the World Health Organization ...


Power Shift Under Way As Middle Class Expands In Developing World

Friday, March 15, 2013

"The meek shall inherit the earth" — that seems to be the latest message from the United Nations Development Program.

Their 2013 Human Development Report chronicles the recent, rapid expansion of the middle class in the developing world. It also predicts that over the next two decades growth in ...


What Happened To The Aid Meant To Rebuild Haiti?

Thursday, February 28, 2013

After a devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, governments and foundations from around the world pledged more than $9 billion to help get the country back on its feet.

Only a fraction of the money ever made it. And Haiti's President Michel Martelly says the funds aren't "showing results."