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Scientific Community Must Participate In U.N.’s SDG Process

Nature: Policy: Five priorities for the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals Yonglong Lu, professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciencesk, and colleagues “This week, the United Nations is deliberating in New York how to implement the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that it will launch formally in September. Science must be…

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New York Times Letters To The Editor Address U.S., International Responses To Ebola Epidemic

New York Times: Letters to the Editor: The American Response to Ebola Multiple authors Multiple authors, including Jeremy Konyndyk, director of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance at USAID; Sebastian Kevany, a research associate at the Institute for Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy at UCSF; and Jonathan Quick, president and…

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West Africa’s Post-Ebola Rebuilding Requires Support From International Community

Washington Post: Rebuilding after Ebola will require the world’s help Editorial Board “The ravaging of populations in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea by the Ebola virus over the past year has been devastating. The virus killed 10,702 people and left behind vast economic and emotional tolls. The rest of the…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Foreign Assistance, Food Aid Budgets

The Hill: Real possibility of ending hunger and extreme poverty David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World “A world without hunger and poverty is no longer a dream. … Increased political commitment is crucial to real progress against hunger and poverty. Over the last five years, Bread for the…

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Congress, Obama Administration Should Take Steps To Ensure Protection Against Biological Outbreaks

The Hill: Preparing for the next biosecurity threat Paul Chaplin, co-chair of the Alliance for Biosecurity and president and CEO of Bavarian Nordic, and Elizabeth G. Posillico, co-chair of the Alliance for Biosecurity and president and CEO of Elusys Therapeutics “…Unfortunately we live in a world in which the potential for…

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SDGs Must Include Women’s Sexual, Reproductive Rights, Gender Equality

The Guardian: ‘Women need the same rights as men, because development needs equality’ Samah Krichah of Le Labo’ Démocratique; Nzira Deus of Movfemme; Natasha Sajjad of Rutgers WPF Pakistan; Mariana Mancilla of Balance; Diakhoumba Gassama of the Senegalese Council of Women; and Sarah Gold of the International Women’s Health Coalition…

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West African Nations Need Support Of International Partners For Socioeconomic Recovery From Ebola Epidemic

Project Syndicate: Turning the Page on Ebola Alpha Condé, president of Guinea; Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone; and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia “…The impact of the epidemic has been devastating, calling into question our three countries’ significant socioeconomic progress in the aftermath of decades of conflict…

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U.S. Congress, Agencies Can Take Steps To Ensure Foreign Assistance Spent Effectively, Efficiently

Devex: Making U.S. foreign assistance count Ben Leo, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and director of the Rethinking U.S. Development Policy initiative, and Tom Hart, North America executive director of ONE “…With a new set of development goals looming on the horizon that will shape development efforts…

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U.S. ‘Should Lead The Way’ To Increase Quality, Quantity Of World’s Food Supply

Huffington Post: Stopping Malnutrition’s Assault on Our Health and Economy Doug Bereuter, president emeritus of the Asia Foundation, and Dan Glickman, former secretary of agriculture, both co-chairs of a task force on food and nutrition launched by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “…It is time to use the biggest…

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Devex Opinion Pieces Discuss Access To Health For All

Devex: UHC: Our best defense against crises, and an investment in our future Michael Myers, managing director at the Rockefeller Foundation “…It’s essential that countries shore up their health systems to detect and contain diseases before they become epidemics that threaten communities, nations, and entire regions. Health systems need to…

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