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Financial Times Examines How Trump Administration, Brexit Implementation Could Impact 6 Health Care Policy Areas

Financial Times: Health care: six policy areas Trump and Brexit wins will affect “Health in 2017 will be significantly affected by two of last year’s most striking events: the U.K. referendum to leave the E.U. and the U.S. election of Donald Trump. Because of matters such as international aid payments…

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News Outlets Interview CDC Director Tom Frieden About Successes, Challenges Of Leading Agency, Future Uncertainties

Vox: Why CDC head Tom Frieden is actually optimistic about public health under Trump “…With President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week, there’s a lot of uncertainty about how the U.S. will handle public health and respond to potential future pandemics. There’s also uncertainty about what will happen to the…

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Vaccination Coverage Critical To Preventing Infectious Disease Outbreaks In Syria

BMJ Blogs: Seth Berkley: The new priority in Syria is preventing epidemics Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, discusses the threat of epidemics and the need for vaccine coverage in Syria, as well as Gavi’s commitment of $25 million a year for the next two years to support…

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WHO Director-General Candidate Tedros Adhanom Discusses Leadership Credentials, Vision For Agency

The Huffington Post: My commitment to ensuring a strong, coordinated, global response to health emergencies Tedros Adhanom, minister and special adviser to the prime minister of Ethiopia, and candidate for WHO director general “…Strong leadership is essential in the face of health crises. Complex public health emergencies demand a collective…

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Clinical Laboratory Networks Play Critical Role In Strengthening Health Systems, Global Health Security

The Lancet Global Health: Global health security: how can laboratories help? Editorial Board “‘How did Ebola happen and could it happen again?’ is a question asked countless times over the past three years. More often than not, the catastrophic failure of health system coherence and capacity in the three most…

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Global Health Experts Discuss Importance Of Pandemic Preparedness In Next U.S. Administration

Georgetown University Medical Center: Global Health Experts Advise Advance Planning For Inevitable Pandemic Kat Zambon, director of communications at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), discusses remarks made by panelists at an event on pandemic preparedness and the next U.S. administration, organized by the Center for Global Health Science and Security…

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Former U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator Klain Outlines Concerns Over President-Elect Trump’s Disease Outbreak Preparedness

Becker’s Hospital Review: Former U.S. Ebola czar: 3 reasons Trump’s views are bad for pandemic preparedness “Ronald Klain, a lawyer who served as Ebola czar from 2014 to 2015, spoke out against President-elect Donald Trump’s views on pandemic preparedness during a panel Tuesday hosted by the Center for Global Health…

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Devex Examines Challenges To WHO Reform, Upcoming Director General Elections

Devex: Election sees WHO’s future role in question “…Ultimately, who leads WHO will have a consequential impact not just on the organization but on all of global health. At the same time, the incoming director general will face significant constraints on her or his ability to reform the agency, which…

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Former U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator Klain Expresses Concern Over President-Elect Trump’s Potential Reactions To Disease Outbreaks

BuzzFeed News: U.S. Ebola Czar Calls Trump “Badly Misguided” On Diseases “The incoming president will undoubtedly face another dangerous disease outbreak during his tenure, global health experts agreed, scarred by recent Zika, Ebola, and dengue virus epidemics. But some worry that President-elect Donald Trump’s past statements bode ill for the…

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U.S. Federal Officials Release Guidance On Funding For Potentially Risky Virus Studies

ScienceInsider: White House announces review process for risky virus studies “Federal officials [on Monday] released a plan to help U.S. agencies decide whether to fund controversial studies that make viruses more dangerous. The guidance may finally bring an end to a moratorium that has kept a handful of experiments funded…

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