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Obama Administration To Shift $81M From Various Government Programs To Fund Zika Vaccine Research

ABC News: Feds Use Funds for Medicaid, Children’s Services to Avoid Delaying Zika Vaccine Research “Federal health officials have been forced to take $81 million in funds from various government programs, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Administration for Children and Families, in order to avoid…

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In Interview, Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Expresses Hope Congress Will Approve Zika Funds Soon

The Hill: Trump calls for Congress to fund Zika efforts “Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would call on Congress to set aside money to combat the Zika virus. In an interview with the Miami Herald, Trump said he would ask lawmakers to ‘let some of the funds that…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Infographic On Zika Outbreak

Kaiser Family Foundation: The 2015-2016 Zika Outbreak This updated Kaiser Family Foundation infographic “offers key facts about the Zika virus, tracks the increasing number of countries reporting local transmission over the past year, and breaks down how key U.S. government agencies are responding to Zika” (8/11).

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The Guardian Profiles World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

The Guardian: How the World Bank’s biggest critic became its president “…During his four years at the bank’s monumental headquarters on H Street in Washington, [World Bank President Jim Yong Kim] has reorganized the 15,000-strong workforce to reflect a shift from managing country portfolios to tackling regional and global crises.…

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USAID Announces First-Round Winners In Combating Zika Grand Challenge

Science Speaks: From a human-scented mosquito trap to rapid diagnostics, USAID funds research and development against Zika “A research center in Tanzania will develop inexpensive sandals treated to ward off mosquito bites. Investigators at Johns Hopkins will create a human-scented trap to lure mosquitoes. In Sao Paolo, Brazil, inventors will…

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PolitiFact Examines Bill Clinton’s Statements On Hillary Clinton’s Efforts To Increase Number Of People On HIV Treatment Under PEPFAR

PolitiFact: Bill Clinton: Hillary tripled AIDS treatment without spending more “…Bill Clinton said [during his Democratic convention speech that] when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, she tripled the number of people with AIDS whose ‘lives are being saved,’ and it didn’t cost taxpayers any more money. Clinton took some…

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Opinion Pieces Urge Congress To Reconvene, Pass Zika Funding Bill

CNBC: Hey Congress: We have the power to stop Zika, but we need your help Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation “…There are three actions our country must undertake to beat back Zika. First, I urge our nation’s leaders to reconvene Congress and work together across the…

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Partnerships To Train Frontline Workforce Can Help End Malnutrition

Devex: A silver medal’s not good enough when it comes to nutrition Carolyn MacDonald, nutrition director and founder of the Nutrition Center of Expertise at World Vision International “…[T]he current human capacity to implement evidence-based nutrition interventions is glaringly insufficient. There are limited professional training programs in countries with the…

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Investing In Global Development, Food Security Initiatives Important For U.S. National Security

The Hill: Global development initiatives — why it matters Sylvain Roy, president and CEO of Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) “…[W]hy should the United States invest in supporting global development while we are facing many urgent needs domestically? How do we justify spending money abroad to address the world’s…

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Global Fund Executive Director Reflects On Last 16 Years Of AIDS Response

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s “VOICES”: The Next 16 Years Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, reporting on the International AIDS Conference recently held in Durban, reflects on advances made in response to the AIDS epidemic within the last…

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