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Opinion Pieces Discuss Acting On Lessons Learned From Ebola Epidemic

Devex: From catchphrase to action: Learning lessons on Ebola Erin Hohlfelder, policy director for global health at the ONE Campaign “…[I]f we’re looking for one clear place to start acting [on lessons learned from Ebola], we must begin by acknowledging — and then quickly remedying — a foundational challenge: the…

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Innovation, ‘Diversity Of Approaches’ Needed To End Global Hunger

The Guardian: Wanted: innovative ideas on how to feed nine billion people Gerda Verburg, chair of the U.N. Committee on World Food Security “…As daunting as it may be, there are many opportunities available if we are willing to think smarter and use all our individual strength and the tools…

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SDGs Should Include Specific Indicators To Mark Improvements In Reducing Maternal, Newborn Mortality

Washington Post: Letter to the Editor: Strengthen the commitment to save new mothers and newborns Carolyn Miles, president and chief executive of Save the Children USA “…[Michael Gerson’s Feb. 24 op-ed column, ‘Saving lives at the start,’] comes at a critical time when the United Nations and stakeholders are reexamining…

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Coalition Working To Lower Maternal Mortality In Philippines But Reaching MDG 5 Unlikely

SciDev.Net: Philippines struggles to lower maternal mortality Manuel Dayrit, dean of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health “The fight to lower maternal mortality in the Philippines turned a new leaf three years ago on 20 April 2012 with the launch of the 162 to 52 Health Summit. The…

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Saudi Arabia Must Stop MERS Transmission, Including In Health Care Settings, To Prevent Global Spread

Washington Post: The world should learn from the Ebola crisis to combat MERS in Saudi Arabia Editorial Board “…Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, is surging anew in Saudi Arabia and raising familiar questions: Where is this coronavirus coming from and how is it spreading? … The World Health Organization,…

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5 Ebola Lessons Applicable To Everyday Business, Social Situations

Fortune: Ex-Ebola Czar Ron Klain: 5 management lessons from the Ebola outbreak Ron Klain, general counsel of Revolution LLC and former U.S. Ebola response coordinator “In mid-October 2014, when I was asked to serve as the first U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator, America was gripped by Ebola fear. … Here are…

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Segregated, Single-Issue Health Targets Hold Back Progress On MNCH

Devex: The specter of segregation haunts global health Patrick Fine, chief executive officer of FHI 360, and Leith Greenslade, vice chair in the Office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Financing the health Millennium Development Goals and co-chair of Child Health at the MDG Health Alliance “…Could [the MDG targets…

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U.N. Must Make Ending Cholera In Haiti Matter Of Justice, Not Charity

Huffington Post: U.N. Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity Ted Oswald, lawyer, policy analyst, and author, and Katharine Oswald, policy analyst and writer “…The U.N. must reframe its appeal for funding [to end cholera in Haiti] from one of charity to a matter of justice. The U.N.…

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U.S. Commitment On Malaria Helping World Progress Down ‘Pathway Toward Elimination’

Huffington Post: The United States and Malaria: A Long History of Smart Investments That Benefit All Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, executive director of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership “…The U.S. has been a loyal and effective partner to malaria endemic countries around the world for over a decade, and a principal player…

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WHO Must Improve Management System, Reform Regional Office Relations

The Hill: World Health Organization: Time for reflection, reform, and realistic expectations Taufiqur Rahman, international health specialist “The World Health Organization (WHO) has come under criticism for its handling of the Ebola crisis. … This crisis demonstrated one thing — that WHO is not an emergency response mechanism, and we…

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