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Officials, Advocates Concerned Over Drop In HIV Funding Documented In UNAIDS/Kaiser Family Foundation Report

IRIN: As AIDS money shrinks, who loses? “As the global public health community gathered in the South African city of Durban this week to talk about the end of AIDS, they were greeted with news that annual international support for combating the epidemic had fallen by more than US$1 billion.…

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SDGs Should Be Inspiration For Nations Beset With Conflict, U.N. Official Says; Report Ranks Countries’ Progress Toward Reaching Goals

Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. goals to cure global woes are beacon for troubled nations, official says “Nations grappling with conflict and discord may be too absorbed by their own troubles to tackle goals set out by the United Nations to fight poverty, inequality, and other global woes, a top U.N.…

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UNAIDS/Kaiser Family Foundation Report Showing Drop In Donor Government Funding For AIDS Prompts Increased Calls For Action From Advocates, Others

The Economist: The 21st International AIDS Conference: Rallying the troops “…A report published on July 15th by the Kaiser Family Foundation, an American charity, in conjunction with UNAIDS, showed that in 2015, for only the second time since 2002, international aid for AIDS was down … That made for a…

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New Strategy To End Pediatric AIDS Launched At AIDS 2016; Researchers Report Successes In Preventing Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

aidsmap: New strategy aims to end AIDS in children by 2020 “A new strategy to end pediatric AIDS launched at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa on Tuesday calls for antiretroviral treatment services to reach 1.6 million children and 1.2 million adolescents by 2018. The…

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China Investigating Leak Of HIV Patients’ Personal Information; WHO Calls Infraction Violation Of ‘Fundamental Right’ To Privacy

Agence France-Presse: China HIV leak violates patients’ rights: WHO “A leak of HIV carriers’ identities in China was a violation of their ‘fundamental right,’ the World Health Organization said, after reports that hundreds of infected people were approached by telephone swindlers. A total of 313 HIV-positive people have been contacted…

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WHO Encourages International Community To Step Up Efforts To Treat, Prevent Viral Hepatitis

U.N. News Centre: ‘World has ignored hepatitis at its peril,’ warns U.N. health agency ahead of World Day “With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B or C, the United Nations health agency [Wednesday] encouraged countries to boost testing and access to services and medicines for…

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El Niño-Induced Drought Leading To Increases In Child Marriage, Labor In Southern Africa, Report Says

Reuters: El Niño driving child marriage and labor across Southern Africa — agencies “Tens of thousands of children across Southern Africa are being pushed out of school and into early marriage or child labor because of drought and hunger caused by the El Niño weather pattern, charities said on Wednesday.…

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UNICEF Ramps Up Operations In South Sudan To Prevent Widespread Cholera Outbreak

Reuters: Hunger, looting, and now suspected cholera hit South Sudan “Dozens of people have fallen ill with suspected cholera in South Sudan’s capital of Juba, while a U.N. food warehouse was looted and destroyed, incurring $20 million of damage, the United Nations said on Tuesday…” (Miles, 7/19). U.N. News Centre:…

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WFP Launches Food Aid Relief Program To Reach 6.5M People In Malawi

Deutsche Welle: Severe drought elevates food crisis in Malawi to ‘highest level’ “The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a relief program to feed families affected by the severe drought in Malawi. Over 18 million people are said to be in need of food aid in Southern Africa.…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Approaches To Achieving SDGs

The Guardian: We must focus on the U.N. goals that are the best value for money Bjørn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center; Finn Kydland, professor of economics at the University of California Santa Barbara; and Nancy Stokey, professor of economics at the University of Chicago “…[B]eing smart about…

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