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International Community Must Continue Efforts To Eliminate Cervical, Breast Cancers

“This week I joined global leaders in Tanzania to launch the latest country to engage with Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, a campaign begun in 2011 to fight women’s cancers in sub-Saharan Africa,” Nancy Brinker, the founder and chair of global strategy for Susan G. Komen, writes in a Politico opinion…

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Americans Can Afford To Invest More In Global Health

“Based on the costs associated with various health commodities and programs, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has estimated that the average U.S. taxpayer’s global health contribution” — about $14 — “enables the delivery of HIV/AIDS treatment for one person for two and a half weeks, or malaria treatment for…

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South Africa’s HIV Epidemic Near ‘Tipping Point’ Thanks To Efforts Of Government, PEPFAR, Global Fund

“On Sunday, I had the honor of joining President Barack Obama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and leaders of several local non-governmental organizations at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) Kethuphila Youth Center in Cape Town, South Africa,” Ambassador Eric Goosby, head of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Health Diplomacy…

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Education, Family Planning Critical To Future of Women, Girls

“As first ladies from around the world, including Michelle Obama, gather in Tanzania on Tuesday to talk about women’s empowerment, it’s crucial that both education and contraception are addressed,” Suzanne Ehlers, president and CEO of Population Action International, and Halima Shariff, director of Advance Family Planning Tanzania, write in GlobalPost’s…

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Examining Global Burden Of Disease 2010 Estimates

In a PLOS Medicine essay, researchers from Sweden, South Africa, Denmark, the U.K., Jamaica, Ghana and Vietnam “present a range of reflections on the Global Burden of Disease 2010 estimates, highlighting their strengths as well as challenges for potential users,” the summary states. “The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation…

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Obama Administration’s Power Africa Initiative Represents A ‘Strategic And Moral Advance’

“Before his current trip, President Obama’s Africa strategy was known for inattention at the highest level,” columnist Michael Gerson writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, continuing, “This is one of those rare cases, however, in which the reality has often been better than the rhetoric (or lack of it).”…

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Volunteerism Can Be ‘An Integral Part Of Universal Health Coverage’

“Expanding volunteerism is one part of the solution to help improve global health investments and ensure equitable access to health,” Matthias Schmale, under-secretary general at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, writes in The Guardian’s “Global Development Professionals Network” blog. “But there is often vocal criticism…

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International Cooperation, Action Necessary To End Violence Against Women

Noting several different U.N. actions taken recently condemning violence against women, including a U.N. Security Council resolution adopted last week “devoted to the issue of sexual violence in armed conflict,” Lakshmi Puri, acting head of U.N. Women and U.N. assistant secretary general, writes in The Guardian’s “Poverty Matters Blog” that…

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Saudi Authorities Face Challenges To Preventing Spread Of MERS, Other Diseases During Pilgrimages

“Today, the Middle East is threatened with a new plague, one eponymously if not ominously named the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV, or MERS for short),” Laurie Garrett, a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), and Maxine Builder, a research associate at CFR, write…

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Partnerships Critical To Achieving AIDS-Free Generation

Citing President Obama’s trip to Africa, including a visit to South Africa, Ambassador Eric Goosby, head of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Health Diplomacy and the U.S. global AIDS coordinator, writes in a CNN opinion piece, “[A]s President Obama makes this historic trip to Africa, we are at a…

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