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New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash recognizes World TB Day by including a short video “highlight[ing] the progress and challenges facing the world in order to meet the global goal of ending the [tuberculosis] epidemic…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Issues Surrounding World Water Day

The Hill: We can do better on water Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) “…The national and global need for increased investment in water infrastructure is desperate and urgent. We have the resources to take action — what’s been lacking is the urgency to pull the pieces together. This World Water Day,…

CGD’s ‘Millions Saved’ Features Global Health Case Studies From LMICs

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Millions Saved: Time for Optimism, but Not Complacency in Global Health Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of global health policy, and senior fellow; Rachel Silverman, senior policy analyst; and Lauren Post, program associate, all with CGD, describe the organization’s newest…

CGD Analyst Discusses Prioritizing, Measuring SDG Indicators

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: How Will We Measure the SDGs? — Podcast with Casey Dunning In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, CGD vice president of communications and policy outreach, speaks with CGD Senior Policy Analyst Casey Dunning about how the 230 approved indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals might…

Surveillance, Mortality Data Critical To Ending Preventable Child Deaths

Project Syndicate: How Autopsies Can Save Children’s Lives Scott Dowell, deputy director for surveillance and epidemiology at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…As part of the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations last September, the international community has pledged to end preventable deaths of children under the…

U.S., International Community Should Invest In Global Water Access

Los Angeles Times: Will the world’s next wars be fought over water? Peter Engelke, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative “…[W]ater can either contribute to peace and stability or, conversely, help destabilize vulnerable countries and regions around the world. … [W]hen water is not present in sufficient…

Integrating Hospital Services Into Health Systems Strengthening Critical To Achieving SDGs

Health Affairs Blog: The MDG To SDG Transition: Implications For Health Care Systems Arian Hatefi, assistant professor at the University of California San Francisco, and colleagues discuss various levels of hospital care, highlighting five areas for integration of primary and hospital services: maternal and child health, noncommunicable diseases, surgical care,…

Investing In Girls’ Education Will Support SDG Achievements, Contribute To AIDS-Free Generation

Huffington Post: Building On the Momentum to Empower Adolescent Girls Deborah L. Birx, ambassador-at-large and coordinator of the U.S. government activities to combat HIV/AIDS “…Investing in girls’ education is key to enabling young women to live the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) lives they deserve. When women…

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