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India Must Focus On Stopping Drug-Resistant TB Transmission, Involve All Sectors In Ending TB

Huffington Post India: Understanding India’s Evolving Tuberculosis Challenge Nerges Mistry, trustee and joint director of the Foundation for Medical Research “…Given its dangerous implications, curbing transmission-generated drug-resistant TB in India is the need of the hour. This is only possible if every suspected patient undergoes drug susceptibility testing during their…

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Communicating Data On Injectable Contraceptive Use, HIV Risk Needs ‘Multi-Faceted Approach’

RH Reality Check: The Latest Study on Depo-Provera and HIV: Far More Complex Than Most Headlines Suggest Emily Bass, program director at AVAC “A newly published study by Lauren Ralph et al and an accompanying commentary in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases is stirring up questions about the relationship between…

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U.S. ‘Will Not Rest’ Until Ebola Epidemic Stopped

Fox News: CDC chief: Why I have hope about 2015 Ebola fight Tom Frieden, CDC director “…As long as there is a single case of Ebola in West Africa, none of us are safe. But as 2015 begins, I am hopeful. Hopeful about the progress that’s being made in West…

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Holding Public Attention On Ebola, Other Outbreaks Important For Longer-Term Public Health Improvements

IRIN: Uneven Distributions: What we talk about when we talk about Ebola Paul Currion, humanitarian consultant “…People aren’t talking about Ebola as much as they used to — definitely not as much as they should be … The struggle isn’t going badly, all things considered, but this isn’t going to…

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Static Sustainable Development Goals Do Not Allow For Dynamic Interventions, Debate Over Local Best Practices

SciDev.Net: Single SDG targets are impractical and unrealistic David Sumpter, professor of applied mathematics; Shyam Ranganathan, PhD student in applied mathematics; and Ranjula Bali Swain, associate professor in the department of economics, all at Uppsala University “…Predictions of development progress should be dynamic and interactive. … By accumulating data and…

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Improvements In Food Management Can Lead To Greater Fairness, Justice Globally

Inter Press Service: For the Good of Humanity — Towards a Culture of Caring Andrew MacMillan, former director of the Field Operations Division of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) “…Nowhere is the need for greater fairness more apparent than in the realm of food management — where we…

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Partnership, Innovation Critical To Finding Quick Solutions To Disease Outbreaks

Forbes: Gates Foundation CEO: A Picture Of Hope In Early Ebola Vaccine Trials Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…Ebola surely won’t be the last crisis we face. Tackling today’s era of global challenges will require the enormous innovative capacity of business. It will require bold…

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Supporting Disease Research Is ‘Legitimate And Necessary Government Function’

Richmond Times-Dispatch: An Ebola Vaccine? Editorial Board “Concern about the spread of Ebola has waned in recent weeks. It would diminish more if a vaccine existed. … NIH officials say an Ebola vaccine could be a year or two closer to fruition had funding been adequate. The claim sounds self-serving;…

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Disaster Preparedness, Investment In Haiti Will Help Nation Recover From 2010 Earthquake

Devex: Learning the hard way: Lessons from the Haiti earthquake Ruth Ayarza, regional manager for Latin America and the Caribbean at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…Although the United Nations set up clusters around specific themes such as nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene [following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti], no…

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MNCH, Reproductive Health Should Be Priority In 2015

Huffington Post: Women, Newborns and Health: Today’s Evidence, Tomorrow’s Post-2015 Agenda Petra ten Hoope-Bender, director of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health at ICS Integrare, and Sheetal Sharma, research associate at ICS Integrare “…In 2015, our way forward is to empower women to ensure they get the health care they…

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