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Uganda To Expand Program Using Private Clinics To Better Detect, Diagnose TB Patients

The Guardian: Uganda to expand successful Kampala scheme in battle against tuberculosis “…So when representatives from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease approached [Dr. Kasauli Mahmoud Zinda] in 2011 to join a new initiative that would equip Pillars [Medical Centre] to test for and treat TB, ‘it looked…

PEPFAR, Botswana Working Together To Turn Tide On HIV/AIDS

Botswana Daily News: PEPFAR make strides in combating HIV/AIDS “Botswana in collaboration with the United States’ President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has made considerable strides in combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Botswana…” (Busang, 3/23).

Liberians Struggle To Find Work After Ebola Epidemic

Washington Post: After Ebola The article profiles the life of a Liberian woman, Josephine Dolley, and describes the socioeconomic impact the Ebola epidemic has had on her life and her six adopted children, all orphaned by the disease (Sieff, 3/23).

Providing Access To Clean Water In Villages Can Reduce Burden On Women, Girls

Huffington Post: The Most Important Women’s Issue You’ve Never Heard of Richard Stearns, president of World Vision “…In developing countries, women and children — usually girls — spend 140 million hours each day fetching water, equivalent to a workforce of 25 million working eight hour days. That’s why I think…

Collaborative Efforts Of U.S. Response To Ebola In West Africa Will Help End Epidemic

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: A Collaborative, Unified Ebola Response Steven A. Browning, the State Department’s special coordinator for Ebola response, discusses his role and the collaborative efforts of the U.S. response to Ebola in West Africa. He concludes, “To effectively end this crisis means each day we have to…

‘Global Fund News Flash’ Special Edition Highlights World TB Day

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash A special edition of the Global Fund News Flash highlights World Tuberculosis Day with articles focusing on efforts to detect and treat TB in Latin America, Asia, and Africa (3/24).

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