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Gavi Announces Special Commitment To Help Aid Agencies Purchase Vaccines For Syrian Children

STAT: Global nonprofit says it will help deliver vaccines to Syrian children “An international organization that helps low-income countries buy vaccines is going to assist aid agencies to purchase vaccines for children in war-torn Syria. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced the program Thursday following a meeting of its board. The…

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Saving Mothers, Giving Life’s 2016 Annual Report Shows Progress In Reducing Maternal, Perinatal Mortality In Uganda, Zambia

Saving Mothers, Giving Life: Saving Mothers, Giving Life Initiative Reveals Latest Results “[On Wednesday], Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality, released its 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report highlights SMGL’s progress in…

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Collaboration On, Implementation Of Mobile Technologies Can Improve Maternal Health Care Uptake

Devex: Opinion: Using mobile tech to influence behavior and improve maternal health Janet Aika Matemu, technology manager, and Lindsay Sanders, communications and development manager, both with Jacaranda Health “…With the generous support of Johnson & Johnson, Jacaranda Health has piloted a package of mobile technology innovations in its maternity hospitals…

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Asia-Pacific Must Make More Effort To End Hunger; Dairy Could Play Beneficial Role, FAO Report Says

Associated Press: U.N. says dairy a potential ally in Asia nutrition challenges “…Milk and other dairy products have become an unexpected ally in the fight against Asia’s newest dietary challenges: obesity, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies, according to a report by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization released Tuesday. ‘This…

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Save The Children CEO Carolyn Miles Discusses Group’s Work On Humanosphere Podcast

Humanosphere: Carolyn Miles of Save the Children on protecting kids in today’s world Imana Gunawan, Humanosphere’s social media manager and podcast producer, and Humanosphere correspondent Tom Murphy discuss news from the past two weeks and interview Carolyn Miles, CEO and president of Save the Children USA, about “how we’re doing…

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For World AIDS Day, News Outlets Interview Experts About HIV Prevention, Research

Devex: 35 years into the AIDS epidemic, it’s an opportune but precarious time “When AVAC was founded on World AIDS Day in 1995 as the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, it had a single focus: an AIDS vaccine. ‘But we began to recognize it was about advocacy and engagement across the…

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World AIDS Day Focus On Stopping Stigma, Abuse Of People Living With HIV, Improving Access To Care, Treatment

U.N. News Centre: Ahead of World AIDS Day, U.N. chief honored for work to end epidemic, fight against stigma “Speaking at a special event commemorating World AIDS Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Wednesday] underscored the need to stop stigma and abuse against those living with the disease and to…

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UNAIDS, PEPFAR Report Highlights Efforts To Reach AIDS-Free Generation

UNAIDS/PEPFAR: On the Fast-Track to an AIDS-Free Generation “…The ‘Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive’ (Global Plan) was launched in June 2011. It prioritizes a set of countries that, in 2009, accounted for 90 percent of the global…

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U.K. Development Secretary Announces $7.48M Funding Package To Address FGM, Child Marriage, Violence Against Women In 17 Countries

The Guardian: Extra £6m in development funding to fight abuse of women and girls “Britain is to step up efforts to combat abuse of women and girls around the world, International Development Secretary Priti Patel said this weekend. Patel says she wants the U.K. to be a global leader on…

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USA TODAY Examines How Brazilian City, Families Addressing Care, Treatment For Zika-Affected Infants

USA TODAY: A year later, Brazil town that spawned Zika struggles with virus “…One year ago, the mosquito-borne Zika virus broke out in this impoverished northeast region of Brazil, producing a surge in microcephaly cases linked to the virus and spreading the disease to more than 60 countries, including the…

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