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Incoming Trump Administration Could Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Project Syndicate: The End of AIDS Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and director of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network “…[T]he goal of an ‘AIDS-Free Generation’ is realistically within reach. The required policy steps should be agreed in the early days of…

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4 Recommendations To Help U.S., World Better Prepare For, Respond To Epidemics

U.S. News & World Report: Responding to the Next Ebola Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of public health and pediatrics at UCLA “…Here are several high priority recommendations [on how to be better prepared for future disease epidemics]: First, the U.S. must help the World Health Organization and countries with limited…

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New Dengue Vaccine Could Protect People From Disease If Targeted Accurately

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Dengue vaccine no silver bullet but worth a shot for those who need it most Stefan Flasche, assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s department of infectious disease epidemiology “…A new London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine-led study published in the journal…

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President-Elect Trump, U.S. Congress Can Take 3 Actions To Speed Discovery Of Cures, Advance Health

Wall Street Journal: Three Ways to Find More Disease Cures Michael Milken, chair of the Milken Institute “The triumph of science over disease in the past century is astounding. Since 1900, a host of maladies — diphtheria, measles, whooping cough, polio, tetanus, typhoid, and smallpox, among others — have been…

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More Innovative Financial Models Needed For Vaccine, Drug Development

Fortune: Urgently Needed: A New Financial Model for Vaccine Development Clifton Leaf, deputy editor of Fortune “…While there’s, sadly, an enormous ready market for an HIV vaccine, and therefore an incentive for drugmakers to pursue decades worth of investment here, there are scores of infectious diseases for which there is…

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Trump Administration Should Consider 5 Key Areas To Continue U.S. Global Health Leadership

Huffington Post: 5 Ways The Trump Administration Can Maintain U.S. Leadership In Global Health Jeffrey L. Sturchio, president & CEO of Rabin Martin “…The new administration has an opportunity to continue U.S. leadership in global health through smart policy and efficient coordination of the investments allocated by Congress. Here are…

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Funding For Family Planning Services Helps To Improve Access To Other Health Care For Women, Girls, Especially In Humanitarian Crises

News Deeply: Family Planning Provides Backbone for Health Care Delivery in a Crisis Aileen Gleizer, policy manager at Marie Stopes International “…Family planning is critical for preventing unintended pregnancies, maternal and infant deaths, and unsafe abortions. Funding for international family planning enables the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),…

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‘Unwavering Leadership’ From U.S., U.K. Critical To Eliminating NTDs

CNN: We must finish fight against diseases we’ve overlooked for too long Mary Ann Peters, CEO of The Carter Center, and Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…To achieve [the goal of eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)], the world needs to focus on where it can…

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Lack Of Foreign Policy Experience, Access To Trump’s ‘Inner Circle’ Could Affect Nominees For U.N. Ambassador, Secretary Of State

BBC News: Nikki Haley: Does it matter that a U.N. ambassador has no foreign policy experience? P.J. Crowley, former U.S. assistant secretary of state “…Gaining international support for what America wants to do is all about politics. As successful elected officials, [Nikki Haley, Mitt Romney, and Rudy Giuliani’s] political skills…

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Partnerships Vital To Continued Progress Toward Eradicating Hunger, Global Poverty

Huffington Post: Thankful for Partners, Thankful for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger Samuel A. Worthington , CEO of InterAction “… By joining forces [in 2016], leaders on Capitol Hill, U.S. non-profits (NGOs), universities, businesses, and the Obama administration were able to improve U.S. foreign assistance programs. The enactment…

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