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USAID’s Maternal And Child Survival Program Publishes Special Section For World Malaria Day

USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program: Malaria: One Disease, Many Faces Katrin DeCamp, web manager and senior communications specialist with MCSP, and Joel Bobeck, independent media specialist, present a special section published in recognition of World Malaria Day on April 25. “MCSP is playing a key role in ending malaria…

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World Education’s Nepal Country Director Discusses 2015 Earthquake Relief, Recovery

Humanosphere: Nepal’s long road to recovery 2 years after the earthquake Joanne Lu, writer and editor at Humanosphere, speaks with World Education Country Director Helen Sherpa about the organization’s relief strategy and recovery efforts in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake (4/26).

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China Becoming Key Player In Global Health

Forbes: How China Is On Course To Unseat U.S. As The Next Leader In Global Heath “Beijing and Washington have opposing views on nearly everything from North Korea’s nuclear development program to trade and development in the South China Sea. But one area of collaboration is emerging as a potential…

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China, 31 African Nations Hold Ministerial Conference On Health Cooperation

Xinhua News: China, Africa enhance cooperation in health “China and African countries held a ministerial conference [in Pretoria, South Africa,] on Monday with the aim of stepping up China-Africa cooperation in health. Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, Minister of National Health and Family Planning Commission Li Bin, and health ministers…

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Opinion Pieces Recognize World Malaria Day

The Conversation: What Africa still needs to do to eliminate malaria Willis Simon Akhwale, country director of I-TECH Kenya at the University of Washington “…To achieve low transmission rates and eventual elimination [of malaria], African countries need to invest in understanding the geography, evolutionary history of flora and fauna, infrastructure,…

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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 features an article on Global Fund-supported efforts to eliminate malaria in Cambodia (4/25).

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China Should Play More Active Role In Global Health

The Diplomat: Why China Could be a Game Changer for Global Health Charlotte Röhren, graduate student in international relations in Berlin and Potsdam “…[C]ompared to China’s international economic and political weight, as well as to the relevance of the health issues at stake, China is not sufficiently engaged in multilateral…

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India’s Government Blocks Public Health Foundation From Receiving Foreign Funds, Including Financing From Gates Foundation

New York Times: India’s Ban on Foreign Money for Health Group Hits Gates Foundation “The Indian government has blocked one of the country’s largest nonprofit public health organizations from accepting money from foreign donors, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The cancellation of the [Public Health Foundation of India’s]…

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China Should Help Fill Gap In Global Family Planning Funding Left By U.S.

The Conversation: As the U.S. stops funding reproductive health services, China should step in Tamara Nair, research fellow in non-traditional security studies at the Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) “On April 4, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to not fund the United Nations Population…

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Despite Challenges, Polio Eradication Efforts Continue To Progress

Humanosphere: Range of setbacks slow progress toward polio eradication Humanosphere correspondent Tom Murphy discusses several challenges to polio eradication in the three remaining endemic countries — Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan — including a lack of access to certain regions and vaccine shortages. He writes, “Despite the challenges, the effort for eradication…

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