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Director Of Gates Foundation’s HIV Program Discusses Accelerating Momentum To Lower Disease Incidence In Devex Interview

Devex: Q&A: The director of the Gates Foundation’s HIV program on what’s needed to accelerate efforts “…Devex caught up with Emilio Emini, director of the HIV program at the [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation], to check in on the progress that has been made in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment…

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WHO Declares End To Yellow Fever Outbreak In Angola, DRC

U.N. News Centre: Innovative, coordinated response helps end yellow fever outbreak in Angola, DR Congo — U.N. agency “With concerted response, Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have successfully controlled one of the world’s largest and most challenging outbreaks of yellow fever, the United Nations health agency…

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Dementia Tops AIDS As No. 7 Leading Cause Of Death Worldwide, According To WHO

Bloomberg: Dementia Joins Ranks of Top Global Killers With No Drug in Sight “Dementia has unseated AIDS as one of the world’s top killers, new figures from the World Health Organization show, as drugmakers struggle to either curb or cure it. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia killed 1.54…

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Primary Health Care Systems Serve As Front Lines In Disease Outbreaks, Must Be Strengthened

The Conversation: How best to prepare for epidemics? Strengthen primary care Ashwin Vasan, assistant professor of Clinical Population Health & Medicine at Columbia University “…Why is primary care important in epidemics like Ebola or Zika? First, we know that primary care providers play an important role in initial outbreak response…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Updated Fact Sheet On U.S. Government, Global TB Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Tuberculosis Efforts This fact sheet explains the U.S. government’s role in addressing global tuberculosis (TB), including the history of U.S. involvement and funding trends (2/14).

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Small Percentage Of People Infected With Ebola Considered ‘Superspreaders,’ Responsible For 61% Of Cases In West Africa, Study Shows

Agence France-Presse: Small percentage of people spread most Ebola cases: study “Most of the people infected with Ebola in the West Africa epidemic that began in 2014 got sick through contact with a small number of ‘superspreaders’ with the disease, researchers said Monday…” (2/13). International Business Times: Sierra Leone: Ebola…

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To ‘Put America First,’ Trump Administration Should Expand Funding For Global Health Research, Response

The Hill: America’s dangerous and dwindling commitment to global health Craig Spencer, director of global health in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and assistant professor of medicine and population and family health at the Columbia University Medical Center “…Decreasing American support for humanitarian assistance and the World…

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Nations Must Mobilize Additional Financial Support For Community-Level Malaria Programs, Blog Post Says

Tropical Health Matters: What are national governments willing to pay for malaria control? Bill Brieger, professor in the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses international and country-level funding for malaria. He concludes, “Although malaria funding from all sources has been increasing over the…

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USAID Publishes New Issue Of ‘FrontLines’

USAID: FrontLines The January/February issue of USAID’s FrontLines features articles on various topics, including access to HIV treatment, care, and counseling in Guyana; improvements in health and wealth in Senegal following a decline in malaria cases; and a rise in volunteerism in Ukraine to help displaced persons (January/February 2017).

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Multiple U.S. Billionaires Funding Global Health Initiatives

International Business Times: A Cure For All Disease? Mark Zuckerberg Isn’t Only Billionaire Trying To Save Lives, So Are Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, And Ray Dalio “Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the only billionaire trying to eradicate diseases. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, former New York City…

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