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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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Devex Features Q&As With WHO DG Candidates Tedros Adhanom, Miklós Szócska

Devex: Q&A: WHO candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus “As health minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus saw the impact of disease outbreaks and poor health care firsthand. He witnessed how malaria could devastate an agricultural workforce and leave crops unharvested. … Now as a candidate for the World Health Organization’s…

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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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Nikki Haley Would Promote Antiabortion Views As U.S. Ambassador To U.N., She Tells Senate Hearing

Sacramento Bee: Nikki Haley’s test at the U.N.: Is access to abortion a human right? “If Nikki Haley is confirmed as Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, the strong opponent of abortion rights could be caught up in controversy over whether to define contraception and safe abortions as a…

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WHO DG Chan Speaks About Global Health Cooperation With China In Xinhua Interview

Xinhua News: Interview: WHO chief looks forward to China’s “particular vision” for global health cooperation “WHO chief Margaret Chan on Tuesday praised Chinese President Xi Jinping as a ‘visionary and strategic leader,’ saying that she looks forward to talking with him about how China will bring its particular vision for…

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22 Pharmaceutical Companies Launch Initiative To Advance Access To NCD Prevention, Care

Devex: Pharmaceutical companies launch new initiative to tackle NCDs “A group of 22 pharmaceutical companies have announced a new initiative aimed at tackling noncommunicable diseases and better assessing their individual, and collective, work to enable better access to care in developing countries. The new initiative, called Access Accelerated, will work…

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WHO DG Candidate Sania Nishtar Responds To Devex Q&A

Devex: Q&A: WHO candidate Sania Nishtar “If Sania Nishtar wins the race to become director general of the World Health Organization, she will be the first leader in the organization’s history to come from a developing country. But it would hardly be Nishtar’s first time trailblazing. As Pakistan’s first female…

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5 Reform Areas U.N. Secretary-General Guterres Should Prioritize To Maximize Effectiveness, According To U.S. Official

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Five Ways to Make the United Nations Even More Effective Sheba Crocker, assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the Obama administration’s engagement with the U.N. and suggests five areas U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres could prioritize…

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Experts Evaluate Western Hemisphere’s Zika Outbreak Response In NYT Article

New York Times: How the Response to Zika Failed Millions “…The WHO ended the emergency status [of the Zika outbreak] in November, but the consequences of the outbreak will be with us for years to come. So maybe now is a good time to ask: How’d we do? Not so…

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David Nabarro To Discuss U.N.’s Response To Cholera In Haiti At WEF, Appeal For Funding

Miami Herald: Haiti’s cholera fight hits global stage at World Economic Forum in Davos “The British doctor in charge of helping the United Nations raise millions of dollars to support Haiti’s anti-cholera efforts is taking his case to some of the world’s most deep-pocket power brokers. David Nabarro arrived at…

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