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Guinea Officials Expect Country’s Ebola Epidemic To Be Declared Over By November

Bloomberg Business: Guinea’s Government Expects an End to Ebola Epidemic by November “…One confirmed and one suspected case of the hemorrhagic fever were being treated as of Sept. 17, Guinean National Ebola Response Coordinator Sakoba Keita said in an interview in the capital, Conakry, on Sept. 18. The authorities will…

Social Scientists Can Work With Policymakers To Formulate, Implement, Measure SDG Targets, Conference Hears

SciDev.Net: Social scientists urged to help with development goals “Policymakers and social scientists must team up to help achieve the global development agenda and help measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a meeting has heard. Social scientists can help formulate the goals, implement policies, and measure their effects,…

Global Fund’s 2016 Replenishment Crucial To Achieving SDGs

Huffington Post: Why Every Dollar Counts for Global Health Deborah Derrick, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…With an eye toward continued success under the SDGs, the Global Fund’s upcoming replenishment in 2016 is crucial. These ambitious goals aim to accomplish a broad spectrum…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 271 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles on various global health topics, including the fund’s Results Report 2015, the launch of the fund’s replenishment campaign, and performance-based…

Number Of Malaria Deaths, Cases Increasing In South Sudan Refugee Camp, MSF Warns

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Malaria deaths skyrocket in South Sudan as people continue to flee fighting “Malaria is killing three children each day in an overcrowded camp sheltering civilians in South Sudan, a medical charity said, as people continue to flee fighting despite an August peace deal that has yet to…

WHO, Partners Set To Continue West African Ebola Response Into 2016

Associated Press: U.N. Ebola response now planned to continue into 2016 “…The World Health Organization and its humanitarian partners indicated Wednesday that Phase Three of their Ebola response would continue into 2016. Those activities include stopping transmission of Ebola, indicating more cases are anticipated…” (Larson, 9/23).

Carter Center Continues To Pursue Guinea Worm Eradication

VOA News: End of Guinea Worm in Sight for Carter Center “…Thanks to the efforts of former President Jimmy Carter and the Atlanta-based Carter Center working with government health ministries, the disease historically known as Guinea worm is on the verge of becoming a historical footnote. During Carter’s August announcement…

Pew Research Center Survey Examines Development Progress In Sub-Saharan Africa

Pew Research Center’s “Fact Tank”: Sub-Saharan Africa makes progress against poverty but has long way to go Katie Simmons, an associate director of research at the Pew Research Center, examines the findings of a “recent Pew Research Center survey of 9,062 people across nine sub-Saharan African countries, which found that…

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