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Business Community Support Critical To Global Health Security Agenda

Huffington Post: Global Health Security Is Vital to Our Citizens, Businesses and Economy Betty King, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. in Geneva “…Recently, the U.S. government put forward a global health security agenda through a multiagency effort that includes the departments of State, Defense, Agriculture, Health and Human Services,…

Polio Resurgence Poses Larger Threat Than Emerging MERS Virus

Los Angeles Times: Worried about MERS? Worry about polio instead. Wendy Orent, author “…[I]f Americans who oppose vaccination — believing, apparently, that the risk of [polio] is preferable to exposing their children to a dead virus and a needle prick — gain strength, this specialist in human misery could come…

Global Community Must Address Stillbirths In Development Goals

The Guardian: Time to target the shocking neglect of stillbirths Sarah Boseley, health editor at The Guardian “…Every year 2.6 million babies are stillborn. But, says [Joy Lawn, professor of maternal, reproductive and child health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine], these babies, whose loss is a…

Talking More About Hepatitis B, HIV Can Alleviate Stigma

Huffington Post “Healthy Living”: Talking About Hepatitis B and HIV: Working to End the Stigma Jeffrey Caballero, executive director at the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and Isha Weerasinghe, hepatitis B policy fellow at AAPCHO “…May 19 was both National Hepatitis Testing Day and National Asian & Pacific…

World Donors Must Unite Behind S. Sudan, Provide Support As Country Rebuilds

Huffington Post: South Sudan: We Must Not Miss This Opportunity to Save Lives Toby Lanzer, U.N. assistant secretary-general in Juba, South Sudan as deputy special representative and development and humanitarian coordinator “…An end to the conflict [in South Sudan] would allow people to move around in greater safety, to sow…

Mobile Technology Can Transform, Improve Health Care

U.S. News & World Report: Cellphones Can Change Global Health for the Better Lisa Chau, founder of Alpha Vert “For two days this month, the United Nations Headquarters in New York hosted the invite-only Cavendish Global Impact Forum. Among the panel discussions was how to identify innovations with the potential for…

Denial Of Access To Maternal Care In Myanmar ‘Is A Human Rights Violation’

New York Times: The Waiting Game Nicole Sganga, contributor “…Myanmar confines many of the Rohingya Muslim minority to closed camps and largely denies them adequate medical care. … Being denied access to proper maternal care is a human rights violation that deserves notice — and redress. … If we’re going…

Ensuring Care, Dignity For Women, Young Girls In S. Sudan Is Urgent

Inter Press Service: OP-ED: Violence Leaves Women, Girls, and Young People on the Edge in South Sudan Julitta Onabanjo, regional director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) East and Southern Africa Region “As with many conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies around the world, those who suffer the most are…

Empowerment Of Women Can Be ‘Global Game-Changer’

Inter Press Service: Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture It! Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of U.N. Women “…A billion women will enter the world economy in the next decade. With equal opportunities, their impact on our future prosperity will be a global game-changer. We can and must turn this picture to…

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