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The Guardian Examines Efforts To Reach AIDS-Free Generation Goal

The Guardian: Think the AIDS epidemic is over? Far from it — it could be getting worse “The 2000 AIDS conference in Durban shocked the world into action. Now, a new crisis looms, one fueled by drug resistance, costly treatments, and the lack of power many women have in sexual…

Family Planning, Population Growth Have Greater Impact On Water Scarcity Than Climate Change, Report Suggests

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Tops Climate Change Robert Engelman, senior fellow at the Worldwatch Institute and project director of the Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA), discusses findings from a FPESA report released at…

Diplomats Need Better Training In Science, Health To Enhance Partnerships, Conference Hears

SciDev.Net: Diplomats told to study science and health “Diplomats need better training in science and health to support international collaborations dealing with shared problems and increase the scientific capacity of developing countries, a U.K. summit has heard. When it comes to science diplomacy, both rich and poor nations must do…

New Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Health, Climate Impacts Of Air Pollution

Natural Resources Defense Council: Breathing Life into Paris Agreement: Health Can Drive Action Kim Knowlton, senior scientist and deputy director of the Science Center at NRDC, and Jessica Korsch, NRDC Stanback fellow, discuss the launch of the BreatheLife Campaign, “a joint effort of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Climate…

‘Science Speaks’ Continues Coverage Of Presentations Made At AIDS 2016

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2016: Community health workers raise TB diagnoses in Malawi HIV clinic Reporting on the AIDS 2016 conference in Durban, Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses results from a pilot intervention in Malawi that aimed to improve TB…

Blog Posts Reflect On Highlights From White House Summit On Global Development

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: White House Summit Reaffirms U.S. Leadership in Global Development Kim Cernak, deputy director of Friends of the Global Fight, recaps last week’s White House Summit on Global Development, including President Obama’s remarks highlighting worldwide progress in responding to diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria;…

Devex Examines Shifts, Declines In Global AIDS Funding

Devex: AIDS funding is in crisis. Who will step up? “…Scientists say the tools are available to end the AIDS epidemic. But public health interventions are running out of money. And even as officials talk about the approaching end of a pandemic that has killed more than 35 million people,…

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