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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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World Leaders ‘Should Listen’ To Bill Gates’s Warnings About Pandemics, Suggestions For Disease Outbreak Preparedness

Washington Post: When nature is a terrorist Editorial Board “Bill Gates … gave a speech the other day at the Munich Security Conference that should have caught everyone’s attention. Mr. Gates insisted that world leaders think differently about public health and national security. They should listen. … [Since the anthrax…

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U.S. Must Continue Bipartisan Support For PEPFAR, Global Fund To Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Vox: I’m witnessing the near defeat of AIDS in Africa. But I fear what comes next. Elizabeth Radin, lecturer in epidemiology at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health and a technical specialist at ICAP “…Ending the [AIDS] epidemic will require us to reach people who have not yet benefited from…

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TB Persists Due To Lack Of Political Will, Commercial Innovation

Project Syndicate: Why Tuberculosis Persists Michael Fairbanks, fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and chair of the Board of Silver Creek Medicines “…There are three reasons why TB persists: political leaders do not understand the sociology behind it, scientists lack an effective paradigm to attack…

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‘Women’s Participation In Power’ Essential For Effective Control, Treatment Of Women’s Cancers

The Lancet: Women, power, and the cancer divide Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile “…[T]his Lancet Series focused on women’s cancers … exposes the striking reality of a cancer divide that jeopardizes women’s lives and wellbeing around the globe. It also situates cancer as an issue that has not received as much…

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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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Africa CDC In ‘Unique Position’ To Promote African Public Health But Uncertainty Over Funding Remains

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: A new day for African public health Editorial Board “…The [Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)] is Africa’s first continent-wide public health agency … The aim of the Africa CDC will be to establish early warning and response surveillance systems, respond to emergencies,…

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Investing In Global Health Workforce Vital To Maintain U.S., Global Security

STAT: Global health is an investment we can’t afford to pass up Vanessa Kerry, CEO and cofounder of Seed Global Health “…The huge differences between health care in the developed world and the developing world are due, in part, to the particularly dire shortage of health care workers. … With…

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Future Of Health, Development ‘Hangs In The Balance’ Under Trump Administration

JAMA: How Will President Trump’s Policies Affect Domestic and Global Health and Development? Lawrence O. Gostin, professor and faculty director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and director of the WHO’s Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights “There…

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South Sudan, U.S. Governments Must Do More To Alleviate Violence, ‘Man-Made’ Humanitarian, Hunger Crisis

Washington Post: South Sudan’s man-made famine demands a response Editorial Board “…By international standards, 42 percent of the population [of South Sudan] is now classified as ‘severely food insecure,’ an unprecedented level, and many are enduring the most severe trial of all, famine. By the peak of the lean season in…

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