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U.S. International Aid Plays Important Role In Sustainable Development

The Hill: International aid can remain beyond politics Kate Schecter, president and CEO of World Neighbors, Inc. “…[I]t’s important to understand that the majority of U.S. international aid programs — public and private — are not charity. Unlike charity, these programs are not meant to be providing aid indefinitely. Rather…

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As Global Institutions Undergo Leadership Transitions, WHO, U.N., World Bank Must Foster Solidarity For Global Health

Health Affairs: Global Health: A Pivotal Moment Of Opportunity And Peril Lawrence O. Gostin, professor and faculty director, and Eric A. Friedman, project leader of the Platform for a Framework Convention on Global Health, both at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University “A growing…

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10 Rules President-Elect Trump Should Follow To Make Tenure Successful, Move Country Forward

Daily Caller: 10 Rules Trump Should Follow For A Successful Presidency Dan Glickman, chair of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition “…Here are 10 things [President-elect Donald Trump] can do to make his tenure a success and move the country forward. 1. Reach out to Congress frequently and be bipartisan. ……

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U.S. Contribution To U.N. Critical To Advancing U.S. Interests, Solving Global Problems

The Hill: Why defunding the U.N. is a bad idea Martin Edwards, associate professor at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University “…President-elect Trump would be well advised not to heed the critics seeking to slash U.S. involvement in the U.N. … President-elect Trump understands that…

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President-Elect Trump Should Acknowledge Effects Of Climate Change On Most Vulnerable

New York Times: As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die of It Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “…Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, seems to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in Southern Africa. The result…

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American Leadership In Global Health Financing ‘Indispensable’ To U.S., Global Security, Health

The Hill: Trump’s biggest impact: Global health financing Nick Seymour, student at Harvard College “…If the U.S. government is to deliver on common sense effective global health programs, leadership on the issue must come from our next president. A little over a year ago, I traveled with a group of…

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Global Development Community Should Recommit To Continuing Successful Work

Devex: A message from Raj Kumar: ‘Don’t duck’ Raj Kumar, founding president and editor in chief of Devex “…[G]lobal development is working. We know this and have the data to prove it. Investing in healthier people and societies, in a cleaner more stable planet, in more open and inclusive democracies…

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U.S. Investment In Global Health Essential To U.S. Diplomacy, Economy, National Security

The Hill: Global health is good business — Trump should get in the prosperity Chris Collins, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…America’s investment in global health is one area that should stand outside the political fray. … [C]ontinued and increased investment in global…

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In Debate Over Aid Spending, Global Community Must Consider Cost-Effectiveness Of Investing In Prevention

Descrier: Keeping aid agencies on their toes Margaret Koffman, freelance researcher and development consultant “In its reviews of the country’s aid spending at the start of December, the British government awarded multinational aid organizations grades based on the ‘value for money’ they offer British taxpayers. … Britain might be among the…

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WHO Would Better Communicate Health Messages By Creating New Consumer-Focused Web Site

Devex: Opinion: Should the WHO split in two? Rick Lesaar, writer with the blog Health and Communications and strategic communications planner at Crabtree + Company “Directly off the World Health Organization’s home page is a list of over 280 health topics addressed by the agency. They cover a number of…

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