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International Community Should Place Elimination Of Hunger, Malnutrition At Center Of SDGs

Huffington Post: Developing New Strategies for Nourishing the World Shenggen Fan, director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute “…The need for a healthy and inclusive global food system that can sustainably meet the world’s growing demand was central to many of the discussions I had at Davos. To…

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Congress Must Recognize Investment In Biomedical Research Now Will Pay Off In Future Outbreaks

The Hill: Will support for biomedical research be dead on arrival? Claire Pomeroy, president of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation “…The investments that the NIH and other U.S. funders made in the 1990s are paying off today … But I worry about the future. If it takes 15-to-25 years…

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Improved Education, Alternative Prevention Methods Can Reduce Malaria Bed Net Misuse

Huffington Post: Education, Follow-up Helps Prevent Bed Net Misuse Rev. Larry Hollon, chief executive of United Methodist Communications “Bed nets intended to prevent malaria are used in fishing communities in Zambia to fish for food, which is sold in the local market, according to a report in the New York…

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International Community Must Create Broader Support System For Syrian Refugees, Find Road To Peace

New York Times: A New Level of Refugee Suffering Angelina Jolie, filmmaker, special envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, and co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative “…Syria’s neighbors have taken in nearly four million Syrian refugees, but they are reaching their limits. … They need food, shelter,…

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Management Of Global Health Workforce Vital To Strengthening Health Systems, Preparing For Outbreaks

Devex: How migration affects health workforce management Linda Mans, senior global health advocate on Human Resources for Health project at Wemos, and Sascha Marschang, policy manager for health systems at the European Public Health Alliance “…It is a universal responsibility to address future [infectious disease] outbreaks, given that we live…

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Providing Women With Menstrual Products Can Advance Rights, Reproductive Justice

New York Times: Helping Women and Girls. Period. Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, director of special projects and deputy director of development for the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law “…Around the globe, managing menstruation can be a debilitating, even deadly, problem — fueled by a combination of poverty, misinformation,…

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Focus On Improving Education, Health Care Workforce, Rapid Response To Prepare For Next Disease Outbreak

Dallas Morning News: Editorial: Improving international responses to Ebola epidemics Editorial Board “…With 710 new [Ebola] cases confirmed in the past 21 days, this epidemic is far from over. But now that health experts are easing back from crisis mode, this is a good time for an assessment of what…

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Investment, Recognizing Health As Human Right Will Help Build Sustainable National, Global Health Systems

Project Syndicate: Three Global Health Threats Jaime Sepulveda, professor and executive director of Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco “…The world is facing a three-prong health challenge: We must build sustainable national and global health systems that can respond quickly and effectively to crises like Ebola;…

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To Achieve 90-90-90 Global HIV Targets, Prevention, Care Must Focus On Vulnerable Populations

JAMA: Focusing to Achieve a World Without AIDS Anthony Fauci, NIAID director, and Hilary Marston, senior policy fellow for HIV/AIDS at NIAID “…[T]he new [global AIDS] goals are the ’90-90-90’ targets: by 2020, 90 percent of all people living with HIV should know their HIV status, 90 percent of those…

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Haiti Needs Additional WASH Funding, Stronger Institutions To Eliminate Cholera

Huffington Post: Clean Water and Strong Institutions for Haiti Pedro Medrano Rojas, U.N. assistant secretary general and senior coordinator for cholera response in Haiti “The cholera epidemic in Haiti has highlighted the international community’s historic lack of attention to water and sanitation. … The U.N. has made eliminating cholera in…

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