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Few Positive Research Outcomes From Ebola Epidemic, Science Special Report Says

ScienceInsider: Special report: Ebola’s thin harvest “…The [Ebola epidemic] offered a unique opportunity: Never before had the disease affected enough people to allow researchers to test Ebola drugs and vaccines in a real-world setting. As the number of cases exploded in mid-2014, they set in motion a vast research program…

U.S., Partners To Continue Support For Ebola-Affected West Africa

White House Blog: This is How We Got to Zero Ebola Cases in West Africa Amy Pope, deputy assistant to the president for homeland security, discusses ways in which the U.S. and its partners helped end Ebola transmission in West Africa and will continue to support affected countries, including remaining…

U.S. Should Bolster Efforts To Protect Citizens From Disease Outbreaks, Report Says

News outlets highlight findings from a report by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), titled Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases. ABC News: Here’s How Prepared Your State Is for an Outbreak “If you live in Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, New York, or Virginia,…

Nations Must Improve Responses To, Coordination For Global Health Emergencies

Devex: Working hand in hand on global health challenges Christos Stylianides, European commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management “…We need to … improve the way we respond [to global health emergencies]. … Ebola has been a warning for the world’s health systems, showing that global health emergencies know no borders,…

New Issue Of ‘Global Health: Science And Practice’ Journal Available Online

Global Health: Science and Practice: December 2015 The new issue of “Global Health: Science and Practice” features articles on various topics, including a study on voluntary medical male circumcision in Zambia, advancing family planning in the DRC, and using mHealth tools in Guinea’s Ebola response (December 2015).

Japan Hosts International Meetings On UHC, Global Fund Replenishment

News outlets report on the opening of the International Conference on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the 5th Replenishment Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, taking place in Tokyo. EFE/La Prensa: Bill Gates participates in Tokyo conference to end malaria and AIDS “…The two-day…

CFR Podcast Discusses WHO Reform

Council on Foreign Relations’ “The Internationalist”: The Future of the WHO: Lessons Learned and Priorities for Institutional Reform In a guest blog post and podcast, Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, speaks with Steven Hoffman, associate professor and director of the Global Strategy…

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