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Quality, Efficiency Must Be Top Considerations In Working Toward Universal Health Care

Bloomberg Businessweek: Why Universal Health Care Is No Cure-All Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development “…While the call for universal health care in every country is now the official stance of the World Health Organization, attempts to meet that goal have often seen limited returns. The…

U.S., Britain Must Alleviate Syrian, Other Refugee Crises

The Guardian: Britain and the U.S. must help mend the Syrian refugee crisis they helped create Simon Jenkins, journalist and author “…Some four million people are living in camps reliant on the U.N.’s World Food Programme, not to mention other camps caused by wars in Sudan, Somalia, and the Central…

Many Worldwide Contribute To Continuing Successful AIDS Efforts

Huffington Post: Celebrating Friends of the Global Fight and a Decade of Progress in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Chris Dodd, chair and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America and former U.S. senator from Connecticut “…Because of the continuing work of groups like Friends of the Global Fight and…

World Must Do More To Address Hunger

New York Times: Letter to the Editor: Fighting Hunger Abroad William Lambers, author “The world needs to pay attention to the cries of hunger coming from Syria … Today, the public is a powerful force in raising money and awareness about the hunger facing Syria’s war victims. … [W]e are…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of Ebola Epidemic

Washington Times: The Ebola virus survives a turf war Editorial Board Huffington Post: Ebola Vaccines: Why Clinical Trials Are Just the First Step Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance The Guardian: Sierra Leone’s Ebola battle is being led by local talent that deserves our support Tom Dannatt, founder…

Broaden Focus Of Existing Disease-Specific Programs To Include Efforts To Reduce NCDs

The Lancet: NCDs and an outcome-based approach to global health Thomas Bollyky of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Ezekiel Emanuel, Eric Goosby, David Satcher, Donna Shalala, and Tommy Thompson, all members of the CFR Independent Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases “…Although the health and economic consequences of NCDs are…

Governments, Donors Should Sustain South Africa’s TAC Organization, Others Like It

The Lancet: Appeal to global donors to save the Treatment Action Campaign Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Françoise Barré-Sinoussi of Institut Pasteur; Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Salim Abdool Karim of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and Chris…

Ebola Epidemic Illustrates Why Water, Sanitation Key To Global Health, Development

The Hill: Ebola’s missing solution James Kowalski, dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City “…Without the resources to maintain basic personal hygiene, the foundational building block to health security is missing. The global water and sanitation crisis, ever-present in tens of thousands of villages…

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