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BRICS Can Advance Efforts To Eliminate NTDs, Paper Says

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: BRICS in the Response to Neglected Tropical Diseases Alex Gordon, communications associate for the Global Network and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discusses a paper (.pdf) published in the WHO Bulletin titled, “BRICS in the response to neglected tropical diseases.” The paper…

New Online Magazine Hopes To Keep Aid Industry Accountable

Humanosphere: New online magazine DevBalls holds aid industry to account Development blogger Tom Murphy discusses the release of a new online magazine, DevBalls, written by those in the aid industry and according to its mission statement, “is here because aid can only become better when its absurdities and hypocrisies are…

Humanitarian Aid From WTO, Russia, Norway Arrives In Flooded Serbia

Xinhua/Shanghai Daily: WTO, Russia, Norway send humanitarian aid for Serbian flood victims “Urgent humanitarian aid containing medical equipment, medicines, water filtration systems and reservoirs on Tuesday arrived at Belgrade airport to help Serbia cope with the consequences of the heavy floods that hit country in mid-May…” (6/4).

Clinical Trials Partnership Will Impact Lives In Low-, Middle-Income Countries

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: EDCTP2: What it means for European support for global health R&D In a guest post, Renate Baehr — executive director of Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung — “writes about the next rendition of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and how its expansion will…

U.N. Agencies Warn About Disease, Landslides Following Flooding In Balkans

U.N. News Centre: Landslides, disease pose threats in wake of epic flooding in Balkans — U.N. “United Nations humanitarian agencies today raised concerns about landslides and possible water-borne diseases from the worst flooding in Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in more than a century, which may have disturbed minefields from…

E.U. Pledges Nearly $240M To GAVI; GSK Offers Vaccine Price Freeze For Some Nations

News outlets report on the GAVI Alliance’s replenishment conference and commitments from the private sector. Devex: Why the E.U. ‘likes’ GAVI “On Tuesday, the European Commission announced it will contribute €175 million (almost $240 million) to fund the GAVI Alliance’s global immunization efforts over the next six years…” (Donelli, 5/22).…

Calls Continue For Russia To Better Address HIV Prevention, Treatment

Inter Press Service: Russia: Critics Continue To Attack ‘Hypocrisy’ Over HIV/AIDS “International bodies and local campaign groups have repeatedly criticized Russia for not doing anywhere near enough in terms of providing prevention services or access to medical treatment for HIV/AIDS sufferers. The fourth Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) HIV/AIDS…

Health Officials Warn Of Disease Threats As Flood Waters Recede In Balkans

New York Times: Worries Turn to Disease as Waters Recede in Balkans “…Contaminated water has covered homes, towns and fields, turning much of Serbia’s most fertile agricultural region into a poisonous stew of toxic chemicals, rotting carcasses, and disease-carrying insects. So far, there have been no epidemic outbreaks, the health…

Disaster Relief Begins After Balkans Flooding

Media outlets report on the response to recent flooding in the Balkans. Associated Press: Recovery from Balkans floods will take billions “Floodwaters receded Wednesday in Bosnia and Serbia, just enough to reveal the next shock: recovery from the historic flood will cost billions of euros that neither of the countries…

GAVI Issues Appeal For $7.5B In Funding

News outlets report on the GAVI Alliance’s appeal for increased funding for its vaccine and immunization programs. Reuters: Vaccines group seeks $7.5 bln to protect 300 million children “The GAVI global vaccines alliance issued a plea on Tuesday for $7.5 billion to help immunize another 300 million children against life-threatening…