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This #NSBW, @RockefellerFdn is proud to support the @AMPEDLouisville Russell Technology Business Incubator. They aim to create economic growth, mobility, entrepreneurship, and independence for Black-owned businesses in Louisville’s Russell neighborhood. rockfound.link/3vHlKXu
If you want to oppress another society, you control their food. Discover how Indigenous visionaries in Rosebud, South Dakota are working to reach food sovereignty by the year 2050. Learn more at food2050series.com.
Congratulations to recent #RFBellagio Fellow, and author of the new novel, "Trust," Hernan Diaz. 🎉twitter.com/GuggFellows/st…f
How can we end the #Covid19 pandemic for everyone? Managing Director of Partnerships @manisha_bhinge spoke with @Forbes about how we can use this moment to strengthen global disease forecasting and align data across sectors. ⬇️ forbes.com/sites/unicefus…
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By 2050, @naandi_india hopes to provide nutritious food to more cities in India, without sacrificing profit for farmers or damaging the environment. 🥕🥬 @RockefellerFdndn’s Liz Yee continued her India trip by visitin@UFCo_Indiaia’s farms where farmers are usin#ArakunomicscsEy
Our #RFBellagio residents are: 💠Leaders in their fields 💠Forward-looking 💠Committed to t@RockefellerFdnFdn mission 💠Curious, collegial, and collaborative 💠Excited to remain active in the Bellagio network after the residency Apply for our residency today:
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Launched by Puja Devi, President of SKS along with Sir Arvind Nair, CMGGA, and Elizabeth Yee (@eyee5), @RockefellerFdn 👇🏽 @CovActionCollabaFe
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The silent pandemic of #Mentalhealth needs alot more attention than it gets. Encouraged to be in the presence of a community who openly shares their challenges and needs. #Share2Care #universalhealthcoverage twitter.com/SwastiHC/statu…
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Today we launched the COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook with the support of @RockefellerFdn. This playbook is a result of critical learnings surfaced by Swasti around taking COVID-19 vaccination to the most marginalised at the last mile in India. (1/2)
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Hudson Valley, NY. See how the chefs and staff at the @StoneBarns Center For Food and Agriculture are reimagining the future of food production and sustainability. Learn more at food2050series.com.
Unlocking insights from data to stop the spread of the pandemic: @DataDotOrg’s #Epiverse collective is recognized as honoree in @FastCompany's #FCWorldChangingIdeas 2022 Awards! �#DataSavesLivesstwitter.com/DataDotOrg/sta…1
10 extraordinary visions. 1 goal to save our planet. What must we do to change our food production and consumption? Check out 10 short documentaries on how visionaries from around the globe are reimagining the way we grow, distribute, and eat food at food2050series.com.
There was so much fear and ostracism associated with being Covid positive that some used to hide their illness, not get tested. Now, with access to self testing kits, people in this community test immediately in the anonymity of their homes and it protects their families.
They have launched a Covid-19 Vaccination Playbook with RF support. This hyper local approach is reducing vaccine hesitancy in the community. A new wellness centre has also played a big role in getting the community to learn how to self test and get access to home testing kits
.@SwastiHC is working to bring vaccination to the most marginalized in India, with an integrated community health & wellbeing model, completely led by women and community members.
🆕The#RFBellagioo convening program is now accepting applications for convenings in 2023! We are open to applications on any topic, including gender, green economies, & responsible#AII. We encourage submissions from around the world. Due Jun 6rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-cente…I
By 2050, the global population will reach nearly 10 billion. To meet food demand, dramatic changes must be made to food production and consumption. Check out how visionaries from across the globe are working to save our future at food2050series.com.
The Child Tax Credit will not add to inflation. What it will do: reduce child poverty, narrow racial disparities, make child care affordable, reduce the deficit & strengthen our economy for the future, write former @USTreasury secretaries in @nytopinion. nytimes.com/2022/05/02/opi…
"In 2022, intl donors, MDBs and philanthropies must establish the proposed Intl Financing Facilities for Education and Climate." –@GordonBrown @SongweVera @ECA_OFFICIAL @rajshah @RockefellerFdn @DrAndrewSteer @BezosEarthFund @WoochongU @ADB_HQ Read more: bit.ly/3xZRxo4
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We must start putting Puerto Ricans, their economic stability, and their well-being at the center of our tax and broader economic systems.
The US v. Vaello-Madero decision comes at a time of acute need in Puerto Rico & will be detrimental to those on the Island. Extending SSI to PR would fill a critical gap in economic security for US citizens who are among the most in need. Read our full statement here:
We commend @USAID & @USDA for providing humanitarian aid in the context of a food crisis where 800 million+ people already don't have enough to eat & where poor households spend up to 60% of their budgets on food, compared to just 10% for the avg household in advanced economies. twitter.com/PowerUSAID/sta…
Thanks to hosts @DrAndrewSteer @GordonBrown & @rajshah for inviting me to moderate this important session on sidelines of IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings. No time to waste. We urgently need more innovative approaches to development finance. Read @Reuters: ow.ly/KLEX50IPq3T
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The multilateral finance system must transform into an even more powerful force for good. Collectively, we must meet these compounding crises of food, fuel, and covid-19, and fulfill the #SDGs and Paris Climate Agreement. rockefellerfoundation.org/news/call-for-…
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"In 2022, intl donors, MDBs and philanthropies must establish the proposed Intl Financing Facilities for Education and Climate." –@GordonBrown @SongweVera @ECA_OFFICIAL @rajshah @RockefellerFdn @DrAndrewSteer @BezosEarthFund @WoochongU @ADB_HQ Read more: bit.ly/3xZRxo4
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The @G7 and @g20org should embrace 3️⃣measures for financing sustainable development: 💡Accelerate the energy transition ✅Use guarantees & innovative instruments like the International Financing Facilities for Education & Climate 💱Reallocat#SDRsRs [2/2]
The development finance system needs to rise to meet today's global challenges. RF brought together 60+ leaders to address financing #SDGs in the face of a warming planet & compounding food, fuel, & health crises. rockefellerfoundation.org/news/call-for-… [1/2] @WorldBank @IMFNews @ADB_HQ
The consequences of #climatechange - forest fragmentation, pollution, poverty, land use changes, and human migration, to name a few - are all direct drivers of disease emergence. We can only address it together. @RockefellerFdn @EnergyAlliance twitter.com/carlzimmer/sta…
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Extending SSI benefits to Puerto Rico would have been a step in the direction of equity & the fairer treatment of people who have been on the receiving end of discriminatory practices for 124 years. Read the full RF statement: rockefellerfoundation.org/news/statement… twitter.com/NPR/status/151…
Just 15% of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose of a #COVID19 #vaccine. We're excited to be part of new @RockefellerFdn Global Vaccination Initiative to address this inequity by building: 🏥Access 🤝🏾Trust 📰Informatirockefellerfoundation.org/news/the-rocke…oV9iK
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Our partners @PublicGoodProj @firstdraftnews @Brown_SPH worked w/ communities to monitor #Covid19 mis/disinfo &⬆️access to accurate vaccine information. Learn how @Google’s Vaccine Search Insights tool was used to better address questions & concerns ➡️bit.ly/3MyrOY5
Our new Global Vaccination Initiative is informed by lessons from our #Covid19 equity-first approach - designed to leverage data & digital tools to make sure vaccines reached communities of color in 🇺🇸, boosting confidence in 💉's along the waybit.ly/3M28FxfRXj
Our equity-first approach to address #Covid19 vaccine disparities led to a key lesson: data should drive decision-making. With accurate & up-to-date data, we can equitably reach vulnerable communities quickly and support a #LongLifeForAll Read more ➡️ bit.ly/37JBqAq
Happy first birthday, @HealthCoe! The roll-out of #Covid19 vaccinations has been a massive undertaking across the 🌎 @UNICEFF's DICE team tackled 48 digital & data challenges across the world to help people get vaccinated in the past year#LongLifeForAllladobe.ly/3K0jv5yt
Human health, animal health, and the environment are inextricably linked. @PPI_Insights explains how climate action promotes a #PandemicFreeFuture: twitter.com/PPI_Insights/s… twitter.com/carlzimmer/sta…
We're proud to be working with @RockefellerFdn on its Global Vaccination Initiative. This new program will support country efforts to increase demand for & access to #Covid19 vaccines, with the goal of vaccinating 90% of the most at-risk populations. bit.ly/3vN10fU
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To address the #Covid19 pandemic post- #Omicron, we need🌍solidarity to: 💉 Improve equity to bring vaccines & other tools to the most vulnerable 🫱🏽‍🫲🏾Support country-led initiatives 💰 Invest in strengthened health systems#COVIDGAPOVIDGAP report outlines how to meet these twitter.com/DukeGhic/statu…UXlY7G1
As #Covid19 rattled the🌍, routine live-saving immunizations were disrupted. In 🇮🇳, we partnered @UNICEFCEF to help maintain these essential health services, applying data & digital tools to maintain & strengthen local health systems. bit.ly/3O8rT6mj#LongLifeForAllAll
The Children’s Vaccine Initiative served as a foundation for the creation of @gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which launched following a 2000 #Bellagio meeting with @gatesfoundation @WorldBank @UNICEF @WHO The goal: to expand access to vaccines for children. bit.ly/3LmxrbB
Childhood vaccinations continue to be critical toward a #LongLifeforAll. In the 1990's, we partnered with @UNDP @UNICEF @WHO @WorldBank to launch the Children’s Vaccine Initiative, an early model of a private-public partnership for childhood vaccines.
In the 1980s, introduced the idea of a🌍 immunization program for children to help advance primary health care & ⬇️deaths. With over $100M+ in funding to@WHOO, vaccination rates rose to 80% in some places, saving millions of lives.
1/ We're proud to support the @RockefellerFdn on its Global Vaccination Initiative. This new program will support country efforts to increase demand for & access to #Covid19 vaccines, with the goal of vaccinating 90% of the most at-risk populations. rockefellerfoundation.org/news/the-rocke…
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2/ Just 15% of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose of a #Covid19 vaccine. To address this inequity, @RockefellerFdn’s Global Vaccination Initiative uses data & tech to tackle demand barriers like: 🏥Access 🤝🏾Trust 📰Informatirockefellerfoundation.org/initiative/glo…bySy
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Congratulations to @dreamhampton on the release of her new film "Freshwater" at @MOCAD. Your friends at RF are delighted to witness the success of this profound and personal project and we're proud to have supported "Swollen" - a work about race & climate change. 🎬🍿twitter.com/dreamhampton/s…9zR
Thanks to the @UNDP_India team for the great discussion about how we @RockefellerFdn can work together to demonstrate the power of data innovation and foster a thriving data ecosystem in the #AsiaPacific region.
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We've partnered with orgs like @ssrc_org, @Purpose, @HIVpxresearch, & more to equip health systems with digital tools to⬆️ #Covid19 vaccinations & resilience against other health threats. We can achieve #VaccinEquity for a #LongLifeforAll ➡️bit.ly/3rHMaWB
Only 15% of people in low income countries have received at least one dose of a #Covid19 vaccine. GVI aims to address the root cause of this inequity: demand barriers like🏥access,🤝trust, & 📰 information about vaccines, arming partners with tools necessary to increase demand.
📢Today, we're launching our Global Vaccination Initiative! GVI is a 2 year $55M investment, using data & digital tools to tackle demand barriers causing low💉rates in low-income countries. Together w/ partners, we can advanc#Covid1919 vaccine equity. bit.ly/3OregPXHT
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