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USGLC Blog Post Recognizes U.S. As Global Health Leader, Discusses PEPFAR, PMI

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition: Two Ways America is Making a Difference in Global Health Recognizing World Health Day on April 7, Miriam Smallman, communications intern at USGLC, writes, “The U.S. has been a global leader in researching, treating, and combating infectious diseases around the globe,” and discusses the successes of…

GHIT Fund Announces Investments In Malaria, TB Diagnostics, NTD Treatment

Global Health Innovative Technology Fund: GHIT Fund Announces New Investments, Including Innovative Malaria Vaccine Targeting Two Deadliest Strains of the Disease The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund announced investments in two innovative malaria eradication tools, a new rapid diagnostic test that can identify active tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients, and efforts to develop…

Study Raises Questions Around Strategy To Prevent Malaria In Pregnant Women

New York Times: Study Calls a Malaria Preventive for Pregnant Women Into Question “…To protect [pregnant women and their unborn babies from malaria], health agencies use ‘intermittent preventive treatment,’ or IPT, under which all pregnant women in [areas where falciparum malaria is common] are given doses of anti-malarial drugs at…

Malaria Threatens To Spread Beyond Korea’s Demilitarized Zone

Deutsche Welle: Korea’s demilitarized zone: a malaria battlefield “…As American entomologist Terry Klein makes his way to the border between North and South Korea, he doesn’t think twice about the thousands of landmines or soldiers patrolling the demilitarized zone, or DMZ. The researcher is studying the effects of mosquitoes carrying…

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