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Proposed Cuts To State Department, Other Agencies Would Threaten National Security Establishment’s Ability To ‘Do Its Job Properly’

Washington Post: The Trump White House’s plan to starve the foreign policy establishment Daniel W. Drezner, professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution “…[President] Trump’s proposed budget threatens to gut an already starved State Department. … What’s…

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Gates Foundation Should Test Development, Poverty Alleviation Approaches In Randomized Trials

Vox: Bill Gates wants to give the poor chickens. What they need is cash. Chris Blattman, Ramalee E. Pearson professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and the Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts “Dear Bill, … I’m writing you to say…

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Proactive, Integrated Approach Including Vaccination Critical To Control Dengue

Huffington Post: 4 Billion People At Risk Of Being Infected With The Fastest Growing Mosquito-Borne Disease Melvin Sanicas, vaccinologist and public health physician “…No specific antiviral therapy exists [for dengue], but after decades of research, we now have a vaccine. A vaccine could have a major public health impact if…

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Business Sector, Governments Must Form Partnerships To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: The Business Case for the Sustainable Development Goals Doug Frantz, OECD deputy secretary general “…We need to convince the business sector and governments that we will fail to achieve the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] unless they form an unprecedented partnership. Governments cannot do it alone. Official Development Assistance,…

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Health Innovations Should ‘Know No Borders’; Experts Should Look Past Distinction Between Local, Global Health Systems

STAT: Global health innovations can be game-changers at home, too Aikaterini Mantzavinou, Bryan J. Ranger, Emma Costa, Samuel Rodriques, and Hok Hei Tam, all students at MIT and cofounders of the MIT Cost-effective Health Care Initiative; Rajarshi Banerjee, associate at Ropes & Gray LLP.; and Lindsay Brownell, MIT alumna and…

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European Global Health Strategy Would Benefit Public Health, Show European Leadership, Promote E.U. Values

The Lancet Global Health: If not now, when? Time for the European Union to define a global health strategy Elizabeth M. Speakman, research fellow; Martin McKee, professor; and Richard Coker, professor, all at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine “…[I]t has never been so vital for the [European…

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President Trump Should Demand Fair Prices For Zika Vaccine From Sanofi

New York Times: Bernie Sanders: Trump Should Avoid a Bad Zika Deal Bernie Sanders, independent senator from Vermont “…[The Trump] administration, through the Army, is on the brink of making a bad deal, giving a French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi, the exclusive license to patents and thus a monopoly to sell…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss WHO’s Exclusion Of TB From Its Priority List Of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

STAT: The World Health Organization made a big mistake on TB. It must fix it José Luis Castro, executive director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease “…[The WHO’s global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria] contains an enormous flaw that requires immediate correction. The experts compiling the list…

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Opinion Pieces Highlight Benefits, Role Of U.S. Foreign Aid

Boston Globe: The ethics and practicalities of foreign aid Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University “…[F]oreign aid works — when we put in the honest effort and thinking to make it work. … Aid works when its main purpose is to…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Implications Of Reinstatement, Expansion Of Mexico City Policy

The Lancet Global Health: Trump’s “global gag rule”: implications for human rights and global health Jerome A. Singh, head of ethics and law at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and adjunct professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health Sciences and the…

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