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Mobilizing Global Health Resources Will Require Strong Public Finance Systems, Additional Investments

Huffington Post: Mobilizing Resources to Finance Global Health Priorities Ariel Pablos-Mendez, assistant administrator for global health and child and maternal survival coordinator at USAID “On April 14 and 15 I had the pleasure to co-host, together with the World Bank, the first annual forum on Resource Mobilization for Universal Health…

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Mental Health Stigma Could Be Lessened, Treatment Improved Through Legislation

The Guardian: Mental health laws would diminish stigma and improve the lives of millions Laura Davidson, barrister and international development consultant “…Despite compelling economic arguments for investing in mental health, stigma perpetuates the lack of resources allocated. So what can be done? A mental health law which enshrines the rights…

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Family Planning, Reproductive Health Access Important In Zika Response; Greater Leadership, Support Needed To Advance Women’s Health, Rights

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Family Planning, Reproductive Health Crucial to Zika Response, Says Chloë Cooney In this podcast, Sean Peoples, multimedia producer at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, highlights remarks from Chloë Cooney, director of global advocacy at the Planned…

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Disaster Risk Management Critical To Achieving Sustainable Development

The Guardian: The world’s humanitarian burden is too big. How can we lessen it? Robert Glasser, head of disaster risk reduction for the U.N., and Stephen O’Brien, undersecretary-general for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs “…Sustainable development cannot be achieved unless we roll back the tide of…

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U.S. Should Continue To Invest In Universal Access To Clean Water

Huffington Post: Investing in Water, Investing in Earth, Investing in Ourselves Hari Sastry, director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources “…To achieve [Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) six, which is ensuring universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030,]…

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Shifts In Funding Streams, Expectations Affecting Traditional Development Aid, Experts Say

Inter Press Service: How the Definition of Development Aid is Being Eroded “The traditional definition of aid is being eroded at the same time that governments have committed to achieving the U.N.’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Jeffrey Sachs, special adviser to the U.N. secretary general on development, told IPS…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Fact Sheet Examines U.S. Government And Global Malaria Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Malaria Efforts This updated fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in global malaria efforts, including the President’s Malaria Initiative and funding; effective malaria interventions; and global goals for control and eradication (4/21).

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Reform Of Policies Criminalizing Drug Possession Should Promote Human Development, Health

Inter Press Service: Laws Criminalizing Drug Possession Can Cause More Harm Tenu Avafia, policy adviser in the HIV, Health, and Development Group at the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP), and Rebecca Schleifer, consultant at the UNDP “…Laws criminalizing drug possession for personal use and other non-violent, low-level drug offenses drive people…

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Global Community Should Adopt Human Rights-Based Approach Toward People Who Use Drugs

Huffington Post: The World Needs a Healthier, Rights-based Approach Towards People Who Use Drugs Michel Sidibé, executive director of UNAIDS “…In a new report, ‘Do no harm: health, human rights and people who use drugs,’ UNAIDS presents the evidence for what works to reduce the impact of HIV and other…

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Tobacco Taxation Can Help Finance Development, Health Initiatives

World Bank’s “Voices”: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development Patricio V. Marquez, lead health specialist who is heading the Global Tobacco Control Initiative at the World Bank Group, discusses tobacco taxes as an innovative approach to funding development, writing, “The time has arrived to make tobacco taxation…

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