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Australia slashes Pacific aid funding for health as region battles medical crises

Australia has increased foreign aid to the Pacific, but slashed spending on health, even as the region battles several medical crises. Photograph: Allan Stephen/Unicef/AFP via Getty Images Australia’s aid funding to health programs across the Pacific region has been slashed in the past five years, even as Pacific nations have battled health crises, including a devastating measles outbreak, polio and ... Read More »

Trump administration wants to cut funding from public health preparedness programs

As the US health care system watches the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in China and braces for a potential local outbreak, President Trump is looking to cut funding for public health preparedness programs. The administration’s proposed 2021 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cuts $25 million from the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and $18 million from ... Read More »

AYE Finance raises Rs 147 crore via fresh round of equity funding

CapitalG’s access to Google expertise in scaling businesses using analytics and technology will strongly supplement our approach. Non-banking financial company AYE FinanceNSE -0.08 % has raised Rs 147 crore (USD 21.5 million) in a series C equity funding from CaptialG and existing investors to fund its business growth. Apart from CaptialG (formerly Google Capital), the existing investors SAIF Partners and LGT have infused equity in this ... Read More »

Self Quiz: What Funding is Right for My Small Business?

Small businesses need to tread carefully when they’re looking for funding. There’s a lot of options available. Taking the time to take this 10 question self quiz will steer you toward the solution that fits your needs and budget. 10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Small Business Loan Do I Need the Cash Quickly? If you want to ... Read More »

Education funding boost ‘bypasses sport’

A school principal has expressed disappointment a funding increase for education will not be used to save a school sports scheme. Some £10m of extra money for education was reallocated on by the finance department on Wednesday. But the primary school sports curriculum is still to be axed at the end of the month, causing 50 job cuts. Kevin Donaghy from ... Read More »

Piramal Finance sanctions Rs700 crore in second funding round to ACME Solar

Piramal is committed to continued investments in sustainable energy in the near future, says Khushru Jijina, managing director, Piramal Finance. Bengaluru: Piramal Finance Ltd, a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd, has sanctioned an additional Rs700 crore to renewable energy firm ACME Solar Holdings Ltd through its non-real estate lending arm Corporate Finance Group (CFG). The financing has been done through a ... Read More »

More opioid funding won’t save the Senate health care bill

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. Defector of the Day: Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) Each day leading up to the Senate vote, we’ll take a closer look at a Republican ... Read More »