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‘Science Speaks’ Provides Coverage Of Union World Conference On Lung Health

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” highlights the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, which took place last week in Cape Town, South Africa. Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator at the center, reports on issues discussed at the meeting, including the importance of community involvement to end…

ICASA Meeting Wraps Up With Focus On Antiretroviral Treatment For All

VOA News: AIDS Conference Ends in Harare “…Delegates discussed a reported shortage of antiretroviral drugs to treat AIDS, and a lack of government funding for health care across the continent. Medical researchers, HIV activists, and health officials from across the continent met at the conference, known as ICASA, to look…

Action On Climate Change Taken At COP21 Critical To Global Food Security

The Hill: U.S. leadership at Paris climate talks critical to future of agriculture Douglas Bereuter and Dan Glickman, both former U.S. representatives and current co-chairs of the Global Agricultural Development Initiative at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “…[T]he United States must lead for the world in acting to adapt…

COP21 Agenda Must Include Health Considerations

Huffington Post: Health: The Glaring Omission at COP21 Olivier Brandicourt, CEO of Sanofi “…It should be self-evident that health needs to be a key consideration when developing climate policy … An increase in average global temperatures could mean the expansion of regions conducive to the spread of diseases … Climate…

‘Science Speaks’ Provides Coverage Of Union World Conference On Lung Health

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” highlights the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, taking place this week in Cape Town, South Africa. Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator at the center, reports on issues discussed at the meeting, including increased investments for TB research and treatment, better…

Commitments Made At COP21 Should Bring About Gains In Health, Food Security

Huffington Post: COP21: A Defining Moment for Human Health Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General “…Existing strategies that work well to combat climate change also bring important health gains. Investments in low-carbon development, clean renewable energy, and greater climate resilience are investments in better health. … If the right commitments are made…

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