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Trump Administration Should Not Allow Foreign Countries To ‘Freeload’ Off U.S. Medical Innovation

Wall Street Journal: How Other Countries Freeload on U.S. Drug Research Peter Pitts, president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest “President Trump says American companies have been getting ‘systematically ripped off’ by foreign governments and firms. He’s right. Yet he has backed a proposal that would make…

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Comprehensive Approach, Greater Collaboration Needed To Achieve Global Access To Medicines

STAT: The global challenge of access to medicines Gregg Alton, executive vice president of commercial and access operations ALA for corporate and medical affairs at Gilead Sciences “Recent reports on the issue of access to medicines in developing countries are a clear reminder that biopharmaceutical companies — including Gilead Sciences…

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Businesses Of All Sizes Needed To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: Our Global Goals need all businesses Marga Hoek, board member and founder of Business for Good “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), often referred to as Global Goals, need business as much as business needs them. … The key to businesses successfully accelerating towards these goals is positive synergy…

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World Must Take Militaristic Approach To Prepare For Potential Pandemics, Whether Naturally Occurring Or Intentional Biological Attacks

Business Insider: BILL GATES: A new kind of terrorism could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year — and we are not prepared Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…[W]e ignore the link between health security and international security at our peril. ……

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New York Times Letters To Editor Discuss U.S. Role In Realizing AIDS-Free Generation

New York Times: Letters to the Editor: How to Move Toward an AIDS-Free Generation The newspaper published two letters to the editor in response to “Why Trump Should Keep PEPFAR,” a New York Times opinion piece written by Bill Frist and published on February 9. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), member of…

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Gates’s Annual Letter Contains ‘Sharp Contrasts’ Between Their Outlook, President Trump’s Worldview

Fortune: What Bill and Melinda Gates See That Donald Trump Doesn’t William C. Taylor, cofounder of Fast Company “…[T]his year’s [annual letter from Bill and Melinda Gates] is particularly powerful — and, truth be told, disconcerting. That’s because the world [they describe] seems completely at odds with the attitudes, priorities,…

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‘Strengthening Health Systems, Intensifying Cross-Sectoral Collaboration, Improving WHO’s Effectiveness’ Vital To Enhancing Global Health Security

POLITICO: Global health security: Let’s prove Camus wrong on plagues Stefan Oschmann, chair of the executive board and chief executive of Merck “…Health is a precondition for social and economic development and, ultimately, for international security. It is therefore more than justified that health security is now firmly anchored on…

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Global Health Community Can Use SDG Framework To Monitor, Hold Leaders Accountable

The Lancet: What will Donald Trump’s presidency mean for health? A scorecard Martin McKee, professor in the Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Scott L. Greer, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health; David Stuckler, professor at…

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U.S. Must Maintain Leadership Role In Global Health, Development, ‘Cement Its Legacy’ With Efficient Investments

The Hill: Preventing global health crises requires modest American investment Loyce Pace, president and executive director of the Global Health Council “…Amidst questions of America’s future role in the world, it is important to recognize that the U.S. has demonstrated unparalleled moral, economic, and social leadership in global health and…

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Scientific Community Should Fill ‘Gaps Left By Apathetic Leadership And Constrained Government Agencies’ To Protect Public Health, Environment

Thomson Reuters Foundation: When it comes to our health, we have no time to waste Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute; Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association; and Ken Berlin, president and CEO of the Climate Reality Project “…[P]olitical change cannot be…

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