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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…

CDC’s Field Epidemiology Training Program Aims To Strengthen Countries’ Health Systems, Disease Detection, Prevention Efforts

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Preventing Local Outbreaks from Becoming Global Pandemics: FETP Enhances Capabilities to Track Diseases and Stop Them at the Source David Sugerman, assistant professor at Emory University, commander in the U.S. Public Health Service, and medical officer at the CDC, discusses CDC’s Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs)…

U.S. Should ‘Supply Normal Share Of U.N. Funding For Food,’ Urge Other Nations To Contribute To Address Famine In South Sudan, Starvation In Other Nations

Washington Post: Millions may starve in Africa. The U.S. should do something about it. Editorial Board “…[The famines in South Sudan, and soon northern Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen are] attracting remarkably little attention, and alarmingly paltry funding. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says $4.4 billion…

New Analysis Examines West Africa’s 2013-2016 Ebola Epidemic, Calls For Real-Time Sequencing, Data Sharing To Contain Future Disease Outbreaks

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: A big-picture look at the world’s worst Ebola epidemic Mary Engel, staff writer at Fred Hutch, discusses an analysis published in Nature on the 2013-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, writing, “An international effort to analyze the entire database of Ebola virus genomes from the…

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