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Trump Set To Reinstate Mexico City Policy On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, According To Congressional Staffer

Foreign Policy: Will Trump Target Women’s Programs Worldwide? “Lawmakers, government officials, and aid workers are bracing themselves for a broad offensive from President-elect Donald Trump against federal programs that support family planning and gender equality around the world. As one of his first acts in the Oval Office, the Republican…

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In Exclusive Interviews With Reuters, Bill Gates, Ray Chambers Discuss Uncertainty Surrounding Malaria Eradication Efforts With Changing U.S., U.N. Leadership

Reuters: Exclusive: Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time “When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world’s new leaders commit to finally beating this persistent parasite? In exclusive interviews with Reuters in Davos,…

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Global Health Donors Should Funnel Money Through GFF To Better Leverage Funds, World Bank’s Jim Kim Says At WEF

Devex: Jim Kim thinks more donors should leverage their funds “…Speaking at a breakfast event Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, [World Bank President Jim] Kim made a pitch to global health donors, asking them to consider channeling their funds through the Global Financing Facility for maternal…

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Emerging Disease Threats Will Continue To Pose Challenges To CDC, Outgoing Director Frieden Says

Scientific American: Trump’s CDC May Face Serious Hurdles “…On day one of the Donald Trump administration, [Acting CDC Director Anne] Schuchat will already be grappling with numerous threats as the agency continues its work of investigating outbreaks and seeking to prevent new ones. In the past seven and a half…

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‘Climate-Health-Security Nexus’ Provides Clear Priority For Developed Countries To Invest In Strengthening Affected Nations’ Health Systems

The Lancet Global Health: Adapting global health aid in the face of climate change Vin Gupta of the Harvard Global Health Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Alexandre Mason-Sharma of the Boston University School of Medicine; Stephanie N. Caty of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Vanessa…

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CEPI Aims To Advance Vaccine Candidates, Develop Platforms To Accelerate R&D, But Needs More Investment

The Lancet: CEPI — a new global R&D organization for epidemic preparedness and response John-Arne Røttingen, interim chief executive officer of CEPI, and colleagues representing governments and foundations who are investing in CEPI “…[The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)] has two main objectives: to advance vaccine candidates against priority…

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Trump Administration Should Recognize Importance Of Investing In Women’s, Girls’ Health, Not Reinstate Mexico City Policy

Rewire: A Trump Gag Rule Has No Place in 2017 In this commentary, Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), discusses the Trump administration’s expected reinstatement of the Mexico City policy, also called the “global gag rule,” writing, “Some, including myself, are concerned that a…

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CGD Research, Panel Examine ‘Ownership’ In U.S. Foreign Assistance

Center for Global Development’s “U.S. Development Policy”: Improving Ownership in U.S. Foreign Assistance Sarah Rose, senior policy analyst at CGD, discusses a recently released research paper and brief from the CGD’s U.S. Development Policy Initiative (DPI), which she notes “complements our earlier quantitative look at perceptions of U.S. approaches to…

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CGD Podcast Examines Commitment To Development Index 2016

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: Commitment to Development Index 2016: How Development-Friendly Are Your Country’s Policies? — Podcast with Owen Barder In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at CGD, speaks with Owen Barder, vice president, director of CGD Europe, and senior fellow, about…

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Coalition For Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Formally Launched At WEF With $460M In Investments

The Atlantic: A Global Plan to Defend Against the Future’s Deadliest Diseases “…[Outbreaks like the Ebola epidemic won’t happen again] if a new international coalition called CEPI — the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations — has its way. CEPI (pronounced ‘seppy’) is a global vaccine-development fund, devoted to readying pandemic…

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