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Opinion Pieces Recognize World TB Day

Huffington Post: No Time To Lose Mandeep Dhaliwal, director of UNDP’s HIV, Health and Development Group at the Bureau of Policy and Programme Support “…Since the release of the report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, UNDP — in collaboration with governments, civil society, [and] other U.N.…

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WHO Should ‘At All Times’ Show How Its Work Directly Improves Health Of All People

Devex: Opinion: My vision for the WHO David Nabarro, special adviser to the U.N. secretary general on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change and a candidate for WHO director general “…[T]he World Health Organization is vitally important to all of us. … If elected as director general…

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U.S. Should ‘Assert Moral Leadership,’ Contribute To Efforts To Address Cholera In Haiti

Boston Globe: Haiti is still waiting on promised U.N. help for cholera epidemic Editorial Board “Late last year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered an apology for the U.N.’s role in bringing deadly cholera to Haiti … Ban’s long-awaited apology came with a promising plan to help victims of the savage epidemic,…

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U.S. Humanitarian Aid Investments Prevent Global Destabilization

NJ.com: Trump cuts food aid while kids starve. And how do you bomb Ebola? Star-Ledger Editorial Board “Donald Trump seems to think that every problem has a military solution. But it was military and national security experts who gave the most full-throated defense of the foreign aid budget, which he’s…

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U.S. Global Health Leadership, Funding Encourages Other Nations To Prioritize Public Health Policies, Spending

Washington Post: When the U.S. funds global health, other countries do too Amy S. Patterson, professor of politics at University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. “…Public health experts say that cuts to U.S. global health funding … threaten the health of U.S. citizens, since pathogens such as Zika, influenza,…

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U.S. Government Should Commit More Funding, Scientific Research To TB Diagnosis, Treatment

Forbes: World TB Day — How Budget Cuts Threaten Progress In Tuberculosis Globally Judy Stone, Forbes contributor and infectious disease specialist “…For the first time in 40+ years, new drugs are being tested in major Phase III clinical trials against MDR (multidrug-resistant) and XDR (extensively drug-resistant) TB. But without pharma…

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Ensuring Migrants Have Access To HIV, TB Treatment Critical To Reversing Epidemics In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

Huffington Post: The Shifting Diplomacy around Migration, HIV/AIDS, and Tuberculosis in Central Asia Michel Kazatchkine, U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia “…To reverse the rising HIV and [multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB)] epidemics, the [Eastern Europe and Central Asia] region will need to move forward on a…

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New Global Leadership Must Redouble Efforts To Achieve NTD Elimination

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Will a new 2017 global leadership commit to NTDs? Peter J. Hotez and Serap Aksoy, editors in chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases “…At the start of 2017 we will see new leadership at the U.N., WHO, and the U.S. and U.K. governments. Together with the…

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U.S. Must Protect ‘Critical Investments In Women’s Health Globally’

Huffington Post: From Here To Uganda: Why U.S. Leadership On Reproductive Rights Matters Seema Jalan, executive director at the Universal Access Project “…Unprecedented efforts are under way to roll back gains in sexual and reproductive health and rights around the world. The U.S. administration’s January reinstatement and dramatic expansion of…

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India Must Mobilize Resources To Fully Implement National Strategic Plan For TB Elimination

Devex: Opinion: In India, eliminating tuberculosis isn’t just a health issue — it’s an economic one Madhukar Pai, Canada research chair in epidemiology and global health at McGill University, Montreal, director of McGill Global Health Programs, and associate director of the McGill International TB Centre; Jorge Coarasa, senior economist with…

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