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U.S. Must Continue Bipartisan Support For PEPFAR ‘To Do What’s Right’

The Hill: What America First really means Susan Michaels-Strasser, assistant professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, implementation director of ICAP at Columbia University, and public voices fellow with the OpEd Project “…As our country considers retreating and rebuilding to ‘Make America Great Again’ versus engaging in the…

Despite Challenges, CDC, Other Global Health Agencies Administer Childhood Immunizations In Effort To Eradicate Polio In Nigeria

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: CDC Maintains Vigilance to Eradicate Polio in Northern Nigeria Chimeremma Denis Nnadi, an epidemiologist in the Polio Eradication Branch of the CDC’s Global Immunization Division, discusses his work with the Global Immunization team in Nigeria, which “is closer than ever to eradicating polio.” Nnadi notes the…

1.4M Children Face Potential Famine In 4 Conflict-Hit Nations, UNICEF Warns

Agence France-Presse: 1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF “Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, the U.N. children’s agency said Monday…” (2/20). Deutsche Welle: UNICEF warns that 1.4 million children could die from…

African Leaders Endorse Addis Declaration On Immunization At Summit

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Groundbreaking Declaration on Immunization Signed by African Heads of State Diane Scott, senior communications officer with the Gates Foundation, writes, “Late last month, African Heads of State gathered at the 28th Summit of the African Union to sign the Addis Declaration on Immunization…

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