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Witney Schneidman, President, Schneidman & Associates and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs discussed his recent book “Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal’s Colonial Empire” (University Press of America, 2004) at a CGD seminar. Comments were given by The Honorable Frank Carlucci, III, Former Secretary of Defense and Ambassador to Portugal and Dr. Cindy Courville, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council.
Every year, more than 5 million women, children and adolescents die from preventable conditions, due to a significant financing gap for healthcare for women, children and adolescents, and inadequate incentives for provision and use of quality health services, among other factors. The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child is a new approach to sustainable global health financing that is supporting countries’ approaches to financing and investing in the health of their people.