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Financial Times Special Report Focuses On Vaccines

Financial Times: FT Health: Vaccines “Vaccine research grows vigorously, propelled by rising world demand to fight existing diseases and to guard against new threats. Ebola and Zika have recently caused huge international alarm. Yet the Trump era may give voice to increased vaccine skepticism…” This special report includes eight articles on…

Health Affairs Blog Highlights Key Studies On PEPFAR’s Role In Addressing Global AIDS

Health Affairs Blog: The Future Of Investment In PEPFAR: Understanding PEPFAR’s Multiple Economic, Health, And Diplomatic Impacts Margaret K. Saunders, deputy editor of global health at Health Affairs, highlights keys studies Health Affairs has published exploring PEPFAR’s role in addressing the global AIDS epidemic. The studies discuss PEPFAR’s role in…

Foreign Policy Examines HIV-Positive Eastern Ukrainians’ Struggle To Access Medicines, Care Amid War

Foreign Policy: Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad “For HIV-positive eastern Ukrainians, the struggle against Russian-backed separatists isn’t just about dignity — it’s about their right to stay alive. … The future of HIV and tuberculosis treatment in eastern Ukraine remains uncertain, but Ukraine’s AIDS activists are determined to do everything they…

Papers In Vaccine Journal Examine Overchilling Of Vaccines, Stock-Outs

The Economist: Managing supplies of vaccines is a huge problem “…[A] vial of vaccine that has been accidentally frozen, and then thawed, may lose its potency as surely as one that has been warmed up. A study published this week in Vaccine, by Celina Hanson of UNICEF and her colleagues,…

Number Of People Living With Depression Globally Increases 18%; Disorder Is Leading Cause Of Disability Worldwide, WHO Says

Agence France-Presse/The Guardian: Depression is leading cause of disability worldwide, says WHO study “Cases of depression have ballooned almost 20 percent in a decade, making the debilitating disorder the leading cause of disability worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. By 2015, the number of people globally living with…

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