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Global Development Community Must Continue ‘To Stand Up For The Priorities And Values We Believe In’

Devex: Opinion: Seeing past the shock of the Trump victory Raj Kumar, founding president and editor-in-chief of Devex “…[P]resident-elect Trump could offer some new, more comprehensive vision on global development beyond infrequent expressions of skepticism of foreign aid in campaign speeches. But more likely is that existing conservative policy prescriptions…

Climate, Environmental Changes Impact Diseases’ Ability To Adapt, Spread

Financial Times: A 19th century plague revived in an age of climate change Emma Glennon, Gates-Cambridge scholar and Ph.D student at Cambridge University “…The persistence of [cholera] in Haiti is a tragedy but it is not random. It is part of a larger global pattern of cholera re-emergence. Hurricane Matthew…

As President, Donald Trump Should Embrace Science On Climate Change

Nature: Science under President Trump Editorial Board “…During his campaign, [Donald Trump] advocated energy independence for the United States … But he has railed against subsidies for solar and wind power, and has promised to tear up regulations that aim to trim the expansion and continuation of fossil-fuel use. He…

African Health Leaders, Policymakers Gather At One Health Conference To Discuss Convergence Of Human, Animal Health

WHO: African leaders recognize importance of preventing and managing health emergencies on inaugural One Health Day “…[This] week (8-11 November), the WHO Africa Region, in collaboration with global and regional partners, will convene the West African Regional Conference on One Health in Dakar, Senegal. More than 200 policymakers, experts, and…

Health Should Be Central To Habitat III’s New Urban Agenda

The Lancet: A missed opportunity for urban health Editorial Board “…The document agreed and adopted at the [Habitat III] meeting … is … lofty. The so-called New Urban Agenda outlines an agreed framework and aspirational agenda for sustainable urban development as the new way to frame and plan cities, and…

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