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WHO To Release New Viral Hepatitis Testing Guidelines In Recognition Of World Day

U.N. News Centre: U.N. health agency to launch new hepatitis testing guidelines ahead of World Day “Ahead of World Hepatitis Day — observed annually on 28 July — the United Nations health agency has said it plans to release new testing guidelines for hepatitis B and C, among other action,…

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CDC Continues To Support Global Efforts To Eliminate Viral Hepatitis

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Think NoHep this World Hepatitis Day Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, which takes place annually on July 28, John W. Ward, director of CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, discusses CDC’s global efforts to control viral hepatitis, including the agency’s support for the implementation of the WHO…

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UNAIDS/Kaiser Family Foundation Report Showing Decline In AIDS Donor Funding For Low-, Middle-Income Countries Prompts Worry, Fear Among Some Advocates

Seattle Medium: Show Me The Money: Global HIV/AIDS Funding On The Decline “Throughout AIDS 2016, whispers that global funds to fight HIV/AIDS have begun to dry up have turned to shouts. … Donor government funding to support HIV efforts in low- and middle-income countries fell for the first time in…

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International AIDS Conference Ends With Calls For More Funding, Less Discrimination, Greater Focus On Women, Children

Agence France-Presse: AIDS summit ends with call for more funding “The International AIDS Conference in South Africa wrapped up Friday with calls for increased funding as the search for a cure continues and with HIV infections running at around 2.5 million a year…” (Van Schie, 7/22). Eyewitness News: Motsoaledi pleads…

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18M People In Southern Africa Expected To Need Food Aid By March Because Of El Niño’s Effects, WFP Warns

NPR: The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africa “…[A] looming food crisis [is] expected to afflict at least seven countries across Southern Africa in the coming months. It’s projected that by next March as many as 18 million people will need food assistance. In Malawi alone,…

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Children In Syria Most At Risk Among 5M People Without Sufficient Food, Water, Medicine; Government Airstrikes Hit 5 Clinics In Rebel-Held Areas

Al Jazeera: As war rages on, Syrian children starving to death “…Hundreds of deaths have been reported from preventable causes in the area, and medics say there are around 40 children in a similarly perilous condition [of malnutrition]. Aid hardly reaches Hama, and when it does finally get through, products…

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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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