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Experience Of, Lessons From Addressing NCDs In Wealthy Nations Must Be Applied To LMICs

Project Syndicate: Globalizing the Fight Against Non-Communicable Disease George Weisz, professor of the history of medicine at McGill University “Global health organizations and initiatives … have traditionally focused on infectious diseases, from malaria … to smallpox … But there has long been a tiny corner of global health that has…

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Broad Application Of Community-Based Approaches Will Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Huffington Post: In It Together — Towards An AIDS-Free Generation Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer at Partners In Health and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School “…To achieve [the] ambitious goal [of an AIDS-free generation] there is much hard work to do. We need to build on a…

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U.S. Should Devote More Global Health Funds To Goods Rather Than Service Delivery

Washington Post: How the U.S. should change its approach to global health Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot university professor at Harvard “…We are in uncharted territory. No one can know what the attitude of the new U.S. administration will be to funding foreign assistance of any kind or to…

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4 Steps Necessary To Implement ‘Precision Public Health’ In Developing Nations

Nature: Four steps to precision public health Scott F. Dowell, deputy director for surveillance and epidemiology; David Blazes, senior program officer for surveillance and epidemiology; and Susan Desmond-Hellmann, chief executive, all at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The use of data to guide interventions that benefit populations more efficiently…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Need For Partnerships, Political Support, Additional Funding To End AIDS Epidemic

Project Syndicate: A Better Global Framework to End AIDS Isabella Lövin, minister for international development cooperation and deputy prime minster of Sweden, and Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS executive director “…The movement against AIDS has inspired all of us to help the people who continue to be left behind, and to commit…

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Local, Global Leaders Should Commit To Improving Public Health In Cities

Devex: Opinion: The future of public health lies in cities Margaret Chan, WHO director general “…On Nov. 21, more than 100 mayors from around the world issued the ‘Healthy Cities Consensus’ during the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Shanghai, China. Conference delegates, including around 40 government ministers and…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Potential Implications Of Trump Administration On HIV/AIDS Progress

The Guardian: America under Trump must not overlook the importance of women in battling HIV Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity “…As we mark World AIDS Day with a Trump-Pence administration looming, we must redouble our commitment to advancing the health and rights of women…

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Global Community Should Carefully Diagnose Food System, Nutrition Problems, Fund Research Into Specific Areas

Nature: A new global research agenda for food Lawrence Haddad, executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and colleagues “…Here we set out a new global research agenda for nutrition. It is aimed mainly at researchers, funders, and governments, but has important messages for all stakeholders. ……

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Incoming Trump Administration Could Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Project Syndicate: The End of AIDS Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and director of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network “…[T]he goal of an ‘AIDS-Free Generation’ is realistically within reach. The required policy steps should be agreed in the early days of…

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4 Recommendations To Help U.S., World Better Prepare For, Respond To Epidemics

U.S. News & World Report: Responding to the Next Ebola Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of public health and pediatrics at UCLA “…Here are several high priority recommendations [on how to be better prepared for future disease epidemics]: First, the U.S. must help the World Health Organization and countries with limited…

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