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Bill Gates Discusses Disease Prevention, Medical R&D, U.S. Global Health In STAT Interview

STAT: Philanthropist Bill Gates talks public health, biotech, and the race for the White House “…Gates, 60, is arguably Harvard’s most famous dropout, but he was back in Boston on Thursday to speak at the opening session of the American Society of Microbiology’s annual scientific conference, Microbe. Before that event,…

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Ending Preventable Child Deaths Possible With Financial, Political Commitments

Quartz: India is proof that health care miracles can save millions of children from death and disease Mathuram Santosham, professor of international health and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, and co-chair of the ROTA Council “…Four decades on, child mortality…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheet Examining Global Polio Eradication Efforts, U.S. Response

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Polio Efforts This updated fact sheet examines global polio eradication efforts and the U.S. government’s role in addressing polio worldwide, including current programs, funding, and challenges (6/10).

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Indian City Of Hyderabad To Vaccinate 300K Children After Active Polio Strain Detected In Sewage Sample

Associated Press: Indian city on alert as polio strain found in sewage water “A city of nearly seven million people in southern India has declared a ‘high alert’ for polio after an active strain of the virus was found in samples of sewage water, an official said Wednesday…” (Farooq, 6/15).…

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Global Switch In Polio Vaccines Brings World One Step Closer To Elimination

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: World Takes Major Step Towards Ending Polio Suchita Guntakatta, deputy director of strategy planning and management for the global development polio team at the Gates Foundation, discusses her work with colleagues in Kenya as they participated in last month’s global switch in oral…

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Pakistan Making Progress Against Polio, Working With Afghanistan To Ensure Children Receive Vaccinations

Humanosphere: Pakistan may have turned a historic corner in the battle against polio Charlie Ensor, a freelance journalist, discusses the progress and challenges of efforts to eliminate polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan, including the nations’ coordination of vaccination efforts (6/10).

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Pakistan Closer Than Ever To Eliminating Polio

Foreign Policy: Pakistan’s Quiet Revolution Against Polio “…Over the last 25 years, millions of health workers like Naseeba have gone to incredible lengths to vaccinate children against polio around the world. It is because of them that we’re now closer than ever to seeing this paralyzing disease wiped from the…

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Pakistan’s Environmental Samples Test Negative For Polio, Signaling Progress Against Disease

Associated Press: Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio “For the first time in Pakistan’s history all the previous month’s environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus, an official said Monday…” (5/30).

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U.N., Rotary International Partnership Can Help Eradicate Polio, SG Ban Says

U.N. News Centre: ‘Our partnership is stronger than polio,’ says Ban, prasing Rotary International’s support of U.N. goals “Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Sunday] praised the ‘invaluable partnership’ between Rotary International and the United Nations, telling delegates gathered in Seoul, Korea, for the organization’s annual international conference that Rotarians had been instrumental…

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Gaps In Immunization Access Persist For New, Old Vaccines

Inter Press Service: New and Old Vaccines Still Out of Reach for Many “While long-awaited new vaccines for malaria and dengue may finally be within reach, many of the world’s existing vaccines have remained unreachable for many of the people who need them most. The recent outbreak of yellow fever…

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