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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).

Liberia Records Ebola Case After 28 Days With No New Cases

Associated Press: Liberia investigates how latest Ebola patient got infected “Liberian officials were investigating Saturday how the country’s latest Ebola patient became infected, after weeks with no cases of the disease in the country…” (Paye-Layleh, 3/21). Financial Times: Ebola still a mortal danger in West Africa, warn health leaders “…Liberia…

U.N. Official Predicts Ebola Outbreak To End By August

BBC News: Ebola outbreak ‘over by August,’ U.N. suggests “The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be over by August, the head of the U.N. Ebola mission has told the BBC. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed admitted the U.N. had made mistakes in handling the crisis early on, sometimes acting ‘arrogantly’…”…

Many Institutions, Including WHO, Failed In Ebola Response, MSF Report Says

News outlets discuss a report by Medécins Sans Frontières analyzing the response to the West African Ebola outbreak. Deutsche Welle: Ebola report slams slow WHO response “A year on from the start of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, Doctors Without Borders published a report slamming the international community’s response…

BRICS Countries Must Invest In Health Systems To Better Prevent, Treat Tuberculosis

NPR: ‘How Unromantic It Is To Die Of Tuberculosis In The 21st Century’ Salmaan Keshavjee, director of Harvard Medical School’s Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai and senior TB specialist at Partners In Health “…Ebola is the tip of a global health crisis: a crisis in our collective ability to deliver…