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Ignoring Evidence-Based Science Could Undermine U.S. Ability To Support Global Development, Waste Resources

NEJM: The Perils of Trumping Science in Global Health — The Mexico City Policy and Beyond Nathan C. Lo, student in the Division of Epidemiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine; and Michele Barry, senior associate dean of global health and director of the Center for Innovation in Global…

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‘Global Health Community Must Work Together’ To Achieve Goals Of Global Vaccine Action Plan

The Lancet: Reaching everyone, everywhere with life-saving vaccines Margaret Chan, director general of the WHO; Chris Elias, president of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Anthony Lake, executive director of UNICEF; and…

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U.N. Issues Appeal For At Least $4.4B Over Next Month To Address Hunger Crises In 4 Nations

Devex: U.N. outlines ‘new way of working in crisis’ with $4.4B famine appeal for 4 countries “The United Nations has announced a $4.4 billion appeal to respond to the escalating risk of famine in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen in a move defined by strengthened coordination between development and…

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1.4M Children Face Potential Famine In 4 Conflict-Hit Nations, UNICEF Warns

Agence France-Presse: 1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF “Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, the U.N. children’s agency said Monday…” (2/20). Deutsche Welle: UNICEF warns that 1.4 million children could die from…

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Blog Series To Examine Importance Of Achieving Gender Equality, SDG 5

Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ “Global Food for Thought”: She Succeeds, We Succeed: Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Global Goals Louise Iverson, assistant director of the Chicago Council’s Global Food and Agriculture Program, discusses the importance of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 5, “achieve gender equality and empower all women…

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African Leaders Endorse Addis Declaration On Immunization At Summit

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Groundbreaking Declaration on Immunization Signed by African Heads of State Diane Scott, senior communications officer with the Gates Foundation, writes, “Late last month, African Heads of State gathered at the 28th Summit of the African Union to sign the Addis Declaration on Immunization…

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New U.N.-Supported Network Aims To Reduce Maternal, Child Mortality In 9 High-Risk Countries

VOA News: Developing Countries Tackle Mother, Infant Mortality “…[Flavia] Bustreo heads a new program to reduce [maternal and child] deaths by half within the next five years, and to end preventable infant and maternal deaths by 2030 in nine high-risk countries — Bangladesh, India, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria,…

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Innovative Staff Training, Continuous Learning Critical To Improving Vaccine Delivery, Child Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Teach to Reach: A Story of Immunization Training Molly Abbruzzese, senior program officer on the vaccine delivery and Ethiopia health teams at the Gates Foundation, and Amanda Shortell, associate program officer on the vaccine delivery team at the Gates Foundation, discuss the importance…

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News Outlets Continue To Report On Gates’s Annual Letter, Couple’s Discussion Of Foreign Aid Importance In Interviews

Business Insider: Bill Gates is worried about the risk Trump poses to global aid efforts “Microsoft cofounder turned billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates is worried about what President Donald Trump means for foreign aid efforts. On Tuesday, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation published their annual letter for 2017, outlining the…

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Global Health Council Releases Congressional Briefing Book Highlighting U.S. Leadership In Global Health

Global Health Council: Global Health Council Launches Global Health Briefing Book for U.S. Congress “Global Health Council (GHC) will release its publication Global Health Works: Maximizing U.S. Investments for Healthier and Stronger Communities [Wednesday] at a launch event on Capitol Hill. This biennial publication provides a comprehensive set of statistics…

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