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International Donors Pledge More Than $10B For Syrian Aid

CNN: Donors pledge $10 billion-plus for Syria as Russian planes pound Aleppo “Donor countries pledged more than $10 billion for Syria at an international conference Thursday in London, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced, but a brutal Syrian government offensive, backed by Russian air power, overshadowed this goodwill…” (Hume, 2/4).…

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Zimbabwe President Mugabe Declares ‘State Of Disaster’ Due To Drought, Food Shortages

Agence France-Presse: Zimbabwe declares ‘state of disaster’ over drought “Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a ‘state of disaster’ in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with more than a quarter of the population facing food shortages…” (Jongwe, 2/5). BBC News: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe declares drought disaster…

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U.S. Federal HIV Research Funding Likely To Remain Flat For FY16, CQ Reports

CQ HealthBeat: NIH HIV Budget Feared Stagnant After End of AIDS Earmark “The Obama administration may disappoint AIDS activists and researchers next week by confirming that the funding for HIV research will be relatively flat for fiscal 2016, despite a substantial increase in the National Institutes of Health budget and…

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Congress Should Provide Funding To Eliminate Malaria, As Response To Disease Remains ‘Centerpiece Of American Foreign Policy’

The Hill: Obama calls for an end to malaria Josh Blumenfeld, managing director of policy & advocacy at Malaria No More “…By issuing a call to action in his final State of the Union address, [President Obama] placed malaria elimination at the very top of the American political agenda … [George…

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U.S. HHS Secretary Burwell To Brief Senate On Zika Outbreak; House Bill Would Allow Ebola Research Funding To Be Used For Zika

ABC News: Senators Call for Federal Updates on Zika Virus Outbreak “The chairman of the Senate committee with oversight over public health issues has sent a letter to the head of Health and Human Services asking her to keep him apprised of the agency’s efforts to stem the spread of…

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Aid Agencies Work To Get Food, Humanitarian Aid To Syrians, But Supplies, Funding Continue To Run Short

Associated Press: Syrian refugees struggle to buy food as aid dwindles “…As aid agencies struggle to keep pace with the worst refugee crisis since World War II, they have been forced to cut back on assistance, including food rations. With no end in sight to the Syrian war, and regional…

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U.S. Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Needs ‘Our Best Science, Imagination, Commitment, Focus’

Forbes: Cancer ‘Moonshot’ For Our Generation Bill Frist, former U.S. senator from Tennessee and chair of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Saketh R. Guntupalli, assistant professor of gynecologic oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine “The Obama administration announced on Monday that it hopes to spend a total…

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Market Models Can Create ‘New Paradigm’ To Improve Global Nutrition, Food Security

Huffington Post: Innovative Partnerships Models to Advance Nutrition and Security Marc Van Ameringen, executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) “…The food system is essential to not only maintain healthy lives, but also for global health security. … [M]ultidimensional challenges require us to strengthen the existing food…

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Accelerating Progress Against Cancer Requires Collaboration, Research

The Hill: Powering our progress against cancer Edward Abrahams, president of the Personalized Medicine Coalition; Margaret Foti, chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research; and Marcia A. Kean, chair of Strategic Initiatives of Feinstein Kean Healthcare; all co-conveners of the Turning the Tide Against Cancer initiative “…As…

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Obama Administration Plans To Ask For $755M In FY17 Budget For Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Research

CQ News: Obama to Seek $1 Billion for Cancer ‘Moonshot’ in Budget Plan “The White House will ask Congress for $1 billion to carry out Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s ‘moonshot’ cancer initiative when it submits its fiscal 2017 budget request next week, according to senior administration officials…” (Zanona,…

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