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‘Substantive’ U.S.-Africa Partnerships Could Help ‘Make America Great Again’ In Africa

The Hill: ‘Make America Great Again’ in Africa Rosa Whitaker, CEO and president of the Whitaker Group “…[H]ow might President Trump ‘Make America First Again’ in Africa? It starts with the recognition that the recent decline in U.S. influence was not inevitable and is only reversible by prioritizing economic engagement…

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U.S. Scientists Must Be Vocal, ‘Reject Interference’ From Politics

New York Times: When Canadian Scientists Were Muzzled by Their Government Wendy Palen, associate professor of biology at Canada’s Simon Fraser University and board chair of the nonprofit Evidence for Democracy “Less than a month into the Trump presidency, and the forecast for science seems ominous. Scientists at federal agencies…

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Through Inclusive Partnerships, Africa CDC Aims To Respond To Global Health Threats Early, Effectively

The Lancet Global Health: Establishing the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: responding to Africa’s health threats John N. Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Olawale Maiyegun, director of the Department of Social Affairs at the African Union Commission; and Matshidiso Moeti, director…

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Investing In Global Health Makes ‘Business Sense’

The Lancet Global Health: Surprise us, Mr. Trump Editorial Board “…We know few things about [President] Trump’s position on health. … One thing we know is that he is a businessman, so … we could rightfully scrutinize the sharpness of his business acumen. As Trump defines a strategy for his…

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International Community Must Continue Advancing Sexual, Reproductive Rights, Health For All

Huffington Post: Trump’s Global Gag Rule: A Call to Action and a Way Forward Suzanne Ehlers, president & CEO of PAI “…The [Mexico City] policy is unprecedented in its scope, not only because of the U.S.’s leadership and investment in global health over the past decade, but also because of…

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Letter To Editor, Opinion Pieces Discuss Potential Implications Of Mexico City Policy Reinstatement, Expansion

New York Times: Letter to the Editor: The Gag Rule, Expanded José Luis Castro, president and chief executive of Vital Strategies “‘Supersizing’ the global gag rule to defund organizations with family planning activities not funded by the United States will render the world, and America, more vulnerable to the next…

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Continuing PEPFAR In Africa Important Humanitarian Effort, Critical To U.S. Interests

New York Times: America First, in Africa David Leonhardt, columnist at the New York Times “…The Chinese government is financing and subsidizing $1 trillion in spending, mostly in low-income countries around the world. … It’s a wonderful development in many ways. It’s also a reminder of China’s rising strategic challenge…

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International Attention On Zika Must Focus On Affected Individuals, Long-Term Consequences

The Lancet: Another kind of Zika public health emergency Editorial Board “…It would be tempting to laud the Zika response as a success and redirect attention to other emergent issues. To do so would ignore the continued spread of Zika virus and its under-appreciated long-term effects. As WHO shifts direction…

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Zika Prevention Efforts Must Take Into Account Gender, Socioeconomic Inequalities

The Conversation: The campaign to eradicate Zika has trampled over women’s rights Pia Riggirozzi, associate professor at the University of Southampton “…[S]hifting responsibility for [Zika] to women’s behavior isolates the disease from other socioeconomic factors that influence its transmission, such as sanitation or environmental issues. It means responses have tended…

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Investments In Efforts To Address NTDs ‘Well Worth Making’

STAT: Neglected tropical diseases are finally getting the attention they deserve Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…Although we are closer than ever to a world without [neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)], our work is not yet done. … [S]ignificant gaps remain in funding for both the…

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