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Margaret Chan Gives Final Keynote Address As WHO Director General, Defends Agency’s Relevancy

Agence France-Presse: Outgoing WHO chief says world ‘better prepared’ for health crises “The World Health Organization’s outgoing chief Margaret Chan defended her legacy Monday, insisting the world had become better prepared to face health emergencies like Ebola on her watch…” (Larson, 5/22). Associated Press: AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced…

HHS Secretary Price In Liberia To Promote Global Health Security

Newsweek: Ebola: Three Reasons Why Trump’s Health Secretary Is In Liberia “…Dr. Tom Price, the secretary of Health and Human Services appointed by Trump in February, [visited Liberia last week]. While Liberia, a country of 4.5 million people with a GDP of just $2 billion, may not carry much international…

Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Spreading At ‘Unprecedented’ Rate, WHO Official Says

U.N. News Centre: Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen spreading at ‘unprecedented’ speed, U.N. warns “As war-torn Yemen grapples with heavy rains, a collapsed health care system, and crippled economy, a resurgent cholera outbreak has spread with ‘unprecedented’ speed and taken medical professionals by surprise, the World Health Organization warned Friday…”…

Cholera Outbreak In War-Torn Yemen Could Reach 300K People In 6 Months, WHO Warns

IRIN: A country ‘on its knees’: Cholera takes hold in war-weary Yemen “…Shinjiro Murata, head of mission for Médecins Sans Frontières, which alone has treated 1,670 patients, told IRIN he is ‘very concerned that the disease will continue to spread and become out of control.’ Those controlling the capital –…

CGD Podcast Spotlights Panel Discussion On Pandemic Preparedness

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic? — CGD Podcast In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at CGD, highlights an event at CGD during which panelists discussed pandemic preparedness and the role global health plays in national security.…

PATH Part Of Coordinated Response To Address New Ebola Outbreak In DRC

PATH: Breaking story: Ebola in DR Congo This blog post discusses the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and PATH’s work responding to the outbreak as part of a coordinated response among various organizations. In a statement, PATH President and CEO Steve Davis said,…

Media Outlets Discuss WHO DG Campaign As Organization Prepares To Hold Election Next Week

International Business Times: Who is Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopia’s candidate to lead the World Health Organization? “Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the Ethiopian candidate to become the next director general of the World Health Organization. He previously served as minister of health of Ethiopia, where he was responsible for a…

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