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West African Nations Need Support Of International Partners For Socioeconomic Recovery From Ebola Epidemic

Project Syndicate: Turning the Page on Ebola Alpha Condé, president of Guinea; Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone; and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia “…The impact of the epidemic has been devastating, calling into question our three countries’ significant socioeconomic progress in the aftermath of decades of conflict…

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U.S. Congress, Agencies Can Take Steps To Ensure Foreign Assistance Spent Effectively, Efficiently

Devex: Making U.S. foreign assistance count Ben Leo, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and director of the Rethinking U.S. Development Policy initiative, and Tom Hart, North America executive director of ONE “…With a new set of development goals looming on the horizon that will shape development efforts…

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U.S. ‘Should Lead The Way’ To Increase Quality, Quantity Of World’s Food Supply

Huffington Post: Stopping Malnutrition’s Assault on Our Health and Economy Doug Bereuter, president emeritus of the Asia Foundation, and Dan Glickman, former secretary of agriculture, both co-chairs of a task force on food and nutrition launched by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “…It is time to use the biggest…

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Devex Opinion Pieces Discuss Access To Health For All

Devex: UHC: Our best defense against crises, and an investment in our future Michael Myers, managing director at the Rockefeller Foundation “…It’s essential that countries shore up their health systems to detect and contain diseases before they become epidemics that threaten communities, nations, and entire regions. Health systems need to…

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Senate Hearing On U.S. Food Aid Program Is ‘Logical Next Step’ In Reform Discussion

Devex: Richard Lugar: ‘Kudos’ on U.S. food aid reform hearing Richard Lugar, former U.S. senator from Indiana, president of The Lugar Center, and honorary co-char of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network “April 15 may be tax day, but this year it is also the day on which an important conversation…

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World Must Consider Links Between Human Health, Environment To Prevent Irreversible Damage

Forbes: Where Health And Environment Converge Bill Frist, former U.S. senator from Tennessee and chair of Hope Through Healing Hands “…Global ecosystem degradation has a major impact on health that we often overlook. It can result in the spread of disease, malnutrition, and contaminated drinking water. … We must come…

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Global Development Efforts Important In Interconnected World

Huffington Post: The Price of Development and the Cost of Inaction Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) “…Three billion people live in the rural areas of developing countries, and those areas are also home to three-quarters of the world’s poor and hungry. Why should…

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Providing HPV Vaccine To Women Worldwide Vital To Preventing Cervical Cancer Cases, Deaths

Project Syndicate: Stopping Women’s Next Biggest Killer Anuradha Gupta, deputy CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…For the first time, the number of deaths caused by cervical cancer every year is poised to outstrip the total caused by childbirth. … The tragedy is that these deaths are almost entirely preventable.…

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Global Investments Critical In Ending Malaria

Huffington Post: We Can Defeat Malaria Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego “…The theme for World Malaria Day 2015 is Invest in the Future, Defeat Malaria. While at face value this might seem like an obvious declaration, in the fight against this relentless killer of an estimated 584,000 each…

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Congress Should Appropriate Additional Funding For TB Prevention, Treatment In Efforts Against Drug Resistance

The Hill: McCain and Congress should lead fight against drug-resistant TB Polly J. Price, professor of law at Emory University School of Law “…Congress should appropriate additional funds to cover the costs of tuberculosis treatment that are now borne by local health departments. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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