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Developing ‘Core Capacities In Public Health,’ Strengthening Global Response Mechanisms Essential To Contain Next Global Health Crisis

BBC News: Global health: How prepared are we for the next crisis? David Heymann, head and senior fellow at Chatham House Center on Global Health Security and professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine “It has now been over a year since the…

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Brazil’s Government Making Effort To Keep Up With Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dengue Cases

New York Times: 10 Days of Dengue Fever Vanessa Barbara, columnist for O Estado de São Paulo and editor of A Hortaliça “…I was one of the roughly 500,000 Brazilians infected with dengue fever in the first three months of 2015, over half of them in the state of São…

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In Advance Of World Malaria Day, WHO Urges International Community To Address Gaps In Malaria Efforts

U.N. News Centre: Ahead of World Malaria Day, U.N. officials urge continued investment in fight against the disease “Although more investment and stronger coordination have helped the international community make significant inroads in the global fight against malaria, continued investment for malaria control and elimination targets remains essential for a…

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New Malaria Tests Under Development Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment

Australian Associated Press/The Guardian: Malaria could be diagnosed through breath test, Australian scientists find “…Australian scientists have made the groundbreaking discovery that malaria-infected patients have higher levels of certain chemicals in their breath. The chemicals are undetectable to the human nose, but can be used to detect the disease much…

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Additional TB Screening, Treatment Needed For Patients In Tertiary Care Facilities, Study Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Study says health care shortcomings leave tuberculosis undiagnosed, untreated Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses a study published in The Lancet Global Health in which researchers examined tuberculosis burden among inpatients who had died in health care…

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Haiti’s MoH Announces 300% Increase In Cholera Cases In First Quarter 2015

Reuters: Early Haiti rains bring risk of bleak cholera season “Haitian officials are reporting a spike in cholera cases late last year and carrying over into the first three months of 2015 as an early start to the rainy season has public health workers worried. As of March 28, the…

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Guinea Confirms 9 New Ebola Cases In Southwest Region

Reuters: Guinea finds nine new Ebola cases near border with Sierra Leone “Guinean authorities have confirmed at least nine new cases of Ebola in the southwest region of Forecariah near the border with Sierra Leone, the area hardest hit by the year-old outbreak, a senior health official said on Thursday…”…

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U.S., African Union Sign Memorandum To Form African CDC

News outlets report on the signing of a memorandum between the U.S. and the African Union to create a disease control and prevention center in Africa. CIDRAP News: U.S., African agreement formalizes creation of African CDC “Top officials from the United States and the African Union (A.U.) today formalized a…

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Brazil’s Dengue Cases Increased 240% In First Quarter, Health Ministry Reports

Xinhua News: More dengue fever cases in Brazil in first quarter “Cases of dengue fever in Brazil have increased 240 percent in the first quarter of the year, compared to the same period in 2014, the Health Ministry reported Monday…” (Wang, 4/13).

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Better Health Data Allows Policymakers To Spend More Efficiently

New York Times: Turning to Big, Big Data to See What Ails the World Tina Rosenberg, author and former editorial writer for the New York Times “…The Global Burden of Disease study is a single scientific project on a scale with the moon landing or mapping the human genome. It…

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