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Investing In Challenging Operating Environments Critical To Ending HIV, TB, Malaria Epidemics

Huffington Post: Overcoming Challenges in Global Health Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…The fight against [HIV, TB, and malaria] is more important than ever in a world increasingly affected by natural disasters, conflict and economic crises. … This new reality is…

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Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 288 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles on various topics, including articles on the fund’s strategic focus on the promotion of rights and gender equality and its…

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Following Canada’s Example, U.K. Should ‘Boldly Support’ Global Fund At Pledging Conference

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Equal opportunity: the U.K.’s moment to be bold, as Canada signals global health leadership Richard Feachem, policy adviser at Malaria No More U.K. and director of the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco “…Canada [has] increased [its] pledge to the Global Fund by…

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Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 287 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles on various topics, including two news articles addressing the Global Fund inspector general’s findings of deficiencies and fraud related to grant…

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Malaria Vaccine Shows Some Protection For One Year In Clinical Trial

New York Times: A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing “An experimental malaria vaccine tested in varying doses provided 55 percent protection for one year to a few volunteers, a study released Monday said…” (McNeil, 5/9). Science Speaks: Malaria vaccine candidate shows longer protection, promise, direction of next steps…

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Canada Shows ‘Outstanding Leadership’ By Hosting Global Fund Replenishment Conference, Increasing Pledge, Fund Says

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash “Canada demonstrated outstanding leadership in global health with a double announcement: The country will host the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund in September, and is pledging a 20 percent increase in funding for the next three…

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Asahi Shumbun Publishes Special Project Called 2030 Creating Future, Guest Edited By Bill & Melinda Gates

Asahi Shumbun: 2030 Creating Future “The Asahi Shimbun invited Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, as guest editors for a special project called ‘2030 Creating Future.’ The two world-renowned philanthropists contributed their thoughts on a number of global social issues, such as infectious diseases, education, and poverty,…

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Through PMI, U.S. Leads Efforts To Address Malaria, Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition: Mosquitos. Are. The. Worst. But we’re beating them. David Stein, policy associate at USGLC, highlights the successes of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), writing, “[T]hanks to strong American leadership, the world has made remarkable progress in the battle against mosquito-borne diseases. … The work PMI does…

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Instead Of ‘Reactive Funding Surges,’ U.S. Needs To Take ‘Comprehensive Approach’ To Accelerate Eradication Of Disease Threats

The Hill: Malaria and other neglected diseases are the itch that must be scratched Ashley Birkett, director of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) “…A new report from the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) highlights some … funding problems. The U.S. government’s investment in research and development (R&D) for neglected…

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Investing In Vaccine Research, Innovation Critical To Achieving SDGs

Devex: Delivering the next generation of vaccines Cécile Vernant, head of E.U. advocacy for Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung “…If we are serious about ending [malaria, HIV, TB, and other diseases of poverty] by 2030, then we will need new and innovative vaccines. … If we are to harness the latent potential…

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