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Malaria Eradication Possible With More Investments, Innovative Strategies

Huffington Post: The Beginning of the End of Malaria Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More “…The great selling point is that malaria is the only disease of this scale that we can conceivably eradicate in our lifetimes. We need that clear, time-bound goal to maintain political support. The next…

Congress Should Approve Reach Act To Advance Global Maternal, Child Survival

The Hill: Bill to save more lives faster needs Congressional support Steve Davis, president and CEO of PATH “…The [Reach Every Mother and Child Act (Reach Act)] is the most important piece of legislation for child and maternal survival to hit the hopper in decades. … It calls on USAID…

Improving Health In Africa Advances U.S. Interests, Ideals

TIME: Better Health Care in Africa Must Go Beyond HIV Former President George W. Bush “…In the midst of our differences, there should be at least one issue on which all Americans can agree: helping the people of Africa fight disease advances both our interests and our ideals. … PEPFAR…

World Needs Coherent Approach To Recognizing, Responding To Disease Epidemics

Foreign Policy: Can the Global Public Health System Learn From Its Ebola Mistakes? Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations “…A summit should be convened, ideally by a respected third party outside of the U.N., allowing all of the panels and commissions to compare…

Vitamin A Supplementation Effective Way To Prevent Avoidable Blindness In Children

Huffington Post: Let’s recognize the Impact of Vitamin A on World Sight Day Marion Roche, technical adviser at Micronutrient Initiative “…The most efficient way to administer [Vitamin A] doses is in capsule form, distributed by health workers around the world. … Protecting a child’s sight in this way is not…

International Community Must Invest In Health Workforce To Achieve 2030 Agenda

Devex: Investing in health workforces: The path toward the SDGs starts here Jim Campbell, director of health workforce at the WHO and executive director at the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) “…A strong and motivated health workforce is key to a resilient, integrated, and people-centered health system. Without a fit…

Reproductive, Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health Has ‘Powerful Role’ In Building Resiliency To Climate Change In Oceania Nations

Fiji Times: Pacific leadership pivotal in global health initiative Ariela Zibiah, communication analyst at the UNFPA Pacific Sub-Regional Office “…[Reproductive, maternal, newborn, children’s, and adolescents’ health (RMNCAH)] in the context of climate change … is crucial for resilience — whether one is speaking of human population or ensuring an enabling…

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