Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Global Fund shake-up signals new direction

The appointment of a new general manager, Gabriel Jaramillo, at the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis could be a “turning point” for the troubled organization, which has suffered from a funding crisis and allegations of corruption. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Successful Italy bond auction lifts mood

Short-term funding costs fall by half to 3.25%, down from a euro-era record of 6.5% last month, but late-day volatility sees selling pressure return View full post on UK Business Stories

White House pushes teacher funding as Senate reconsiders jobs bill

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The White House on Monday welcomed the news that the Senate Democrats were working on taking up parts of President Barack Obama’s jobs plan for consideration again as the White House Press Secretary Jay Carney predicted, “Our expectation … that the first measure […]

FSA to assess levels of risk behind big banks’ profits

The profits of investment banks and their funding models are to be the subject of a new wave of regulatory scrutiny as specialist teams from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) search for evidence of excessive risk-taking in the City of London. View full post on UK Business Stories

Study Finds GOP Plan Would Cut Medicaid Funding By More Than 40% To 8 States

United States (KaiserHealth) – Eight states – including Florida, Colorado and Georgia – would lose more than 40 percent of their federal funding for Medicaid over the next decade under the House Republicans’ plan to repeal the 2010 federal health law and convert Medicaid into a block grant program, according to an analysis of the […]

Glimmer of justice for sick gold miners

X IRIN – IRIN IRIN Staff JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (IRIN) – Two court cases have thrown a spotlight on the predicament of hundreds of thousands of former mineworkers in southern Africa who have received little or no compensation for occupational lung diseases that have left them debilitated and jobless. Years of working in poorly ventilated […]

Banks to back small companies with £1bn

UK banks will provide over £1bn in equity funding to small companies to help boost regional growth in a deal intended to end verbal sparring between Westminster and the City View full post on UK Business Stories