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Public Knowledge, Engagement Critical To Reducing Impacts Of Climate Change, Food Insecurity

The Guardian: Barack Obama on food and climate change: ‘We can still act and it won’t be too late’ Barack Obama, former president of the United States “During the course of my presidency, I made climate change a top priority, because I believe that, for all the challenges that we…

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New WHO Director General Should Seize Opportunity To Reform Agency, Improve Access To Health Care, Prioritize Ending Malaria

Huffington Post: New WHO Leader Could Improve Global Health Security By Turning WHO Upside Down Ngozi Erondu, assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine “…I’m hopeful that the WHO under [Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’] leadership will embrace local led initiatives and foster public-private collaborations to meet the…

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History Shows U.S.-Russia Vaccine Science Diplomacy Could Help Ease Present-Day Tensions

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Russian-United States vaccine science diplomacy: Preserving the legacy Peter J. Hotez, editor in chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases “…Could Cold War lessons in [vaccine diplomacy] ease today’s escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russian governments? … [E]xtraordinary opportunities remain to meld our scientific activities to…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Potential Global Health Impacts Of Administration’s Proposed Cuts To U.S. Foreign Aid

The Hill: Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts put women in jeopardy Seema Jalan, executive director of the Universal Access Project “…The international reproductive health and family planning efforts that represent a tiny fraction of the foreign aid budget are fundamental to the health, dignity, and well-being of individuals. … There…

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G7 Leaders Should Commit To Investing In Health, Nutrition, Especially For Women, Children

Thomson Reuters Foundation: For shared prosperity, G7 must invest in the health and rights of girls and women Katja Iversen, president and CEO of Women Deliver “…G7 leaders are expected to unveil a Roadmap for a Gender-Responsive Economic Environment at their annual summit starting today. If countries are truly committed…

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U.S. President Trump Should Push For Political Solution In Yemen To Help Alleviate Humanitarian Crisis

New York Times: Will President Trump Help Save Yemen? Editorial Board “Add cholera to the famine threat and other crises that are devastating Yemen. More than 360 people have died of the disease in recent weeks, and thousands more are at risk. All that is unfolding against a civil war…

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U.S. Should Continue To Invest In U.S. Foreign Assistance As Part Of ‘America First’ Strategy

New York Times: Colin Powell: American Leadership — We Can’t Do It for Free Colin Powell, secretary of state from 2001 to 2005 “…The administration’s proposal, announced Tuesday, to slash … the State Department and foreign assistance budget signals an American retreat, leaving a vacuum that would make us far…

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5 Core Principles Should Guide U.S. Foreign Assistance

The Hill: Five key principles for U.S. foreign assistance success Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, and David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, both former co-chairs of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) “…[T]he president’s budget will have an enormous impact on our nation’s standing…

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Private Sector Has Ability To Maintain, Increase Progress Against Global Poverty

The Guardian: Foreign aid is being cut, but business will keep fighting poverty William Warshauer, president and CEO of TechnoServe “…The new U.S. administration has proposed cutting the foreign aid budget … and eliminating certain programs. … But it’s worth remembering that there is another force out there that I…

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New WHO Director-General Tedros Should Put Women, Girls At Center Of Agency’s Agenda

Devex: Opinion: 4 priorities on women’s health for new WHO chief Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus Shannon Kowalski, director of advocacy and policy at the International Women’s Health Coalition “…As next director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros [Adhanom Ghebreyesus] will take the helm as countries such as the United States…

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