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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…

‘Engaging Wide Range Of Partners’ Critical To Implementing Successful Maternal, Child Health Initiatives, Scaling Up Health Care Delivery In Kenya

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is key to achieving the SDGs Mette Knudsen, Denmark’s ambassador to Kenya, and Siddharth Chatterjee, United Nations resident coordinator to Kenya “…[To] maintain [the momentum of progress toward a decline of the maternal mortality and childhood death ratios in Kenya, the…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash features a blog post by Jon Lomøy, director general of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), and Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, about the growing…

New Issue Of Global Health: Science And Practice Journal Available Online

Global Health: Science and Practice: March 2017 The March issue of the Global Health: Science and Practice online journal features articles on various topics, including a commentary on collecting more accurate data on family planning users and original articles on family planning and contraceptive usage in four African nations (March 2017).

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