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Ahead Of World TB Day, TB Survivors, Researchers, Advocates Discuss Disease Elimination Progress, Challenges At Capitol Hill Event

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Adding up tolls of drug resistance, threats to research and hurdles to progress, TB survivors, scientists, and advocates gather on Capitol Hill Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports from an event on Capitol Hill during which TB survivors, researchers,…

Lessons Learned From Zika, Ebola Epidemics Should Inform Global Pandemic Preparedness

Harvard Business Review: The World Is Completely Unprepared for a Global Pandemic In this online article, Ranu S. Dhillon, an instructor at Harvard Medical School and a physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston who served as an adviser to the president of Guinea during the Ebola epidemic; Devabhaktuni…

Blog Post Examines Steps To Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Antimicrobial Resistance: Saving Our Medicines is Everyone’s Duty Nina Cromeyer Dieke, content editor of the Longitude Prize at Nesta, and Cath Sleeman, quantitative research fellow with Nesta, outline steps to limit the development of, diagnose, and treat antimicrobial-resistant infections. “The medicines we choose…

African Policymakers Urge New Investments In TB Diagnostics, Treatments, Prevention

Xinhua News: African policymakers renew call for investments in TB control “Countries in sub-Saharan Africa should prioritize new investments in diagnostic equipment, case management, and public awareness to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB), policymakers said Tuesday. They told a forum in Nairobi that innovative financing options were an imperative…

Bill Gates, Other Panel Members At Munich Security Conference Warn Of Potential For Global Pandemic, Urge Preparedness

Bloomberg: Superbugs, Climate Chaos Have Bill Gates and the U.N. Worried “Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates joined the United Nations to warn world leaders about a new series of threats shaping up as megatrends, led by global warming, superbugs, and artificial intelligence. U.S. Vice President Michael Pence and trans-Atlantic military officials…

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