Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff King v. Burwell Medicaid Expansion Health Spending

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy ReportAfrica Search Results « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Africa

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
‘Active Community Participation’ Key To Developing Disease Outbreak Interventions

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Discussing Community-Level Challenges in the Ebola Response Cathryn Streifel, a program manager and research associate for the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses the recent the Ebola Innovation Summit in San Francisco, at which she participated in a social mobilization challenge…

WHO Wraps Up Meeting Pledging To Advance R&D, Preparedness For Next Disease Outbreak

Agence France-Presse: WHO works on plan to tackle disease outbreaks after Ebola fiasco “The World Health Organization, reeling under stinging criticism for its late response to the worst ever Ebola outbreak, on Tuesday said it was creating a blueprint to handle future disease outbreaks. A two-day meeting of the U.N.…

FDA Examines Process For Approving Ebola Vaccine In Light Of Waning Outbreak

CQ HealthBeat: FDA Weighs Process for Approving Ebola Vaccine “A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday tackled difficult questions on the development of a vaccine for the Ebola virus although the outbreak, which has killed more than 11,000 people, has subsided. … While that comes as good news…

Drought Threatens Maize Production, Food Security In Southern Africa, WFP Warns

Reuters: Drought-hit Southern Africa at risk of food shortage — WFP “Southern Africa faces possible food shortages over the next few months due to a severe drought in the ‘maize belt’ of South Africa, where a lack of rain had caused crop failure rates of over 50 percent, the World…

Lottery Ticket Program Leads To Reduction In HIV In Lesotho, Researchers Say

Foreign Policy: Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence “Researchers funded by the World Bank arrived at a wildly unorthodox and unexpectedly effective strategy for preventing HIV in the African nation of Lesotho: A lottery program that offered participants an opportunity to win cash on the condition…

Senate Should Advise Obama To Send Different Nominee For USAID Administrator

The Hill: Senate should not confirm Gayle Smith Alemayehu G. Mariam, professor of political science at California State University, San Bernardino, and a constitutional lawyer “…Obama has tapped Gayle Smith to run the U.S. Agency for International Development. African strongmen will be very pleased by the news; but she is…

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 discusses the Partnership Forum held last week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; a meeting of the Africa Constituencies Bureau of the Global Fund; a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on global…