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U.N. Report Reveals Health Care Disparities Between Rural, Urban Populations

U.N. News Centre: New U.N. report finds bulk of world’s rural populations excluded from health care access “The majority of the world’s rural populations continue to live and work without essential health care services, in stark contrast to their urban-dwelling counterparts, according to a new report released [Monday] by the…

Poverty Index Tool Could Be Used To Evaluate SDG Progress, Researcher Says

SciDev.Net: Existing poverty index ‘ideal for assessing the SDGs’ “The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index, which is a tool for measuring acute poverty, … gathers information on education, health, and living standards for 5.4 billion people from 110 developing countries and uses it to assess the scale and distribution of poverty.…

International Community Must Invest More In Vaccines, Reduce Gaps In Access

Huffington Post: The Steps It Will Take to Get Every Child Vaccinated Orin Levine, director of vaccine delivery at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The global health community must work together in three major ways to reach our immunization targets. We must ensure that vaccine supplies are affordable and…

USAID Adviser Discusses Oxytocin Procurement In Developing Countries

Maternal Health Task Force’s “MHTF Blog”: What we must do to get oxytocin to the women who need it Helen Petach, senior MCH science adviser at USAID, discusses the need for “quality-assured oxytocin [as] a key commodity in national procurements” and other “key focus areas [that] might include highly effective…

In Current Form, TPP Could Fundamentally Harm U.S. Global Health Initiatives, Patients

The Hill: Don’t forget consumers and patients in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Nancy LeaMond, AARP’s chief advocacy and engagement officer, and Sophie Delaunay, executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), USA “…Today, AARP and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) express our deep concerns about the TPP’s impact on…

Yemen’s Health Care System Faces Supply Shortages, At Risk Of Collapse, WHO Warns

Deutsche Welle: Yemen’s health care system at risk of collapse “Yemen’s health services were on the brink of collapse with life-saving medicines and key medical supplies running out, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday. ‘Power cuts and fuel shortages also threaten to disrupt the vaccine cold chain, leaving…

Catholic Church Faces Challenges In Continuing HIV/AIDS Treatment Programs In Africa

Christian Science Monitor: In Africa’s battle against AIDS, a key player hits a crossroads “The Catholic Church administers 25 percent of all AIDS treatment worldwide, especially in hard-to-reach rural areas. But it’s facing new obstacles as funding declines and African governments are under pressure to provide services themselves…” (Brown, 4/21).

China Can Provide Important Lessons, Serve As Partner To Africa On UHC

Devex: China and UHC in Africa Cheng Feng, chair of the China Alliance for South-South Health Cooperation Research and professor at Tsinghua University Research Center for Public Health “…The success that China is beginning to have in expanding health coverage at home is particularly fertile learning territory for Africa, given…