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CDC’s Global Rapid Response Team Addresses Global Health Emergencies

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Global Rapid Responders — Our Boots on the Ground Defense Ashley Greiner, an emergency public health epidemiologist with the CDC’s Global Rapid Response Team (Global RRT), discusses the work of the Global RRT in addressing public health emergencies, as well as her experience responding to Hurricane…

Anxiety, Urgency Build Over President Trump’s Pick To Head USAID

POLITICO: Will Trump keep ‘America first’ with USAID pick? “President Donald Trump’s pledge to put ‘America first’ could spell bad news for the federal agency that helps foreign countries during times of disaster, famine, and war. But the two people believed to be the leading candidates to head the United…

Primary Health Care Systems Serve As Front Lines In Disease Outbreaks, Must Be Strengthened

The Conversation: How best to prepare for epidemics? Strengthen primary care Ashwin Vasan, assistant professor of Clinical Population Health & Medicine at Columbia University “…Why is primary care important in epidemics like Ebola or Zika? First, we know that primary care providers play an important role in initial outbreak response…

Guttmacher Institute Analysis Discusses Barriers To Providing Sexual, Reproductive Health Services To Women In Humanitarian Settings

Guttmacher Institute: The Growing Challenge of Meeting the Reproductive Health Needs of Women in Humanitarian Situations “…Women and girls are at particular risk when a region or country’s social, health, and other support systems collapse, exposing them to sexual violence, unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion, STIs (including HIV), and maternal illness…

USAID Publishes New Issue Of ‘FrontLines’

USAID: FrontLines The January/February issue of USAID’s FrontLines features articles on various topics, including access to HIV treatment, care, and counseling in Guyana; improvements in health and wealth in Senegal following a decline in malaria cases; and a rise in volunteerism in Ukraine to help displaced persons (January/February 2017).

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