Fighting Ebola with information

Last October, I went to Sierra Leone to work on Ebola. I helped set up a National Situation Room to compile data on the Ebola response, and use that data to drive decision-making. With its big projector screens and maps on the wall, it looked a bit like Mission...

How transparency is helping Gavi to save lives

This is a guest post by Jonna Jeurlink, Senior Manager, Public Policy at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.   Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is a public-private partnership that was set up in the year 2000 with a mission to ensure that children in the lowest income countries...

PEPFAR’s progress shows transparency goals are achievable

Last week, I attended the launch of Publish What You Fund’s 2014 Aid Transparency Index (ATI) at the Center for Global Development here in Washington, DC. During the event, one thing became clear to me: aid agencies around the world are hearing the drumbeat of the...

World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, and many international organisations will be using this opportunity to talk about the successes and failures in the fight against this global disease. In the 2013 Aid Transparency Index, we look at two donors who specifically fund...