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Malaria Deaths In Angola Rising Amid Yellow Fever Outbreak; WHO Urges Yellow Fever Vaccination For Travelers

Reuters: WHO says Angola yellow fever danger greatest in urban areas “Travelers to Angola must be vaccinated against yellow fever and carry a valid certificate to prove it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, advising that people are at greatest risk in large urban areas including the capital…

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Opinion Pieces Recognize World Immunization Week

Huffington Post: Just Another Week in Global Health? Aaron Oxley, executive director of RESULTS U.K. “…Immunization has given us one of the most colossal successes we have had in global health but progress has stalled. … [W]e need to simultaneously do more to support increased domestic and international financing which…

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In Recognition Of World Malaria Day, Opinion Pieces Discuss Progress, Challenges Of Malaria Elimination

Huffington Post: Ending Malaria For Good Tedros Adhanom, minister of foreign affairs and former minister of health for Ethiopia “…Defeating malaria is absolutely critical to ending poverty, improving the health of millions, and enabling future generations to reach their full potential. … We must continue to expand partnerships across borders…

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21 Nations, Including 6 African Countries, Could Eliminate Malaria By 2020, WHO Says In Report Marking World Day

Agence France-Presse: Six African nations could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO “Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a WHO report published Monday to mark World Malaria Day…” (4/25). Deutsche Welle: More than 20 countries could…

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WHO To Raise Vaccine Awareness During World Immunization Week Through Regional Events, Campaigns

Deutsche Welle: U.N. health body calls for closing the immunization gap “…During World Immunization Week, held from April 24 to 30, the U.N.’s health body wants to remind adults and children that a simple shot can prevent [many] diseases … To do so, the World Health Organization (WHO) has scheduled…

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U.N. Special Session On Drug Policy Should Have Taken Greater Public Health Approach, Some Health Experts Say

ABC News: Some Health Experts Lukewarm on U.N. Drug Policy Meeting “A growing movement to make international drug policy more of a public health issue, versus a criminal justice matter, was central to [last] week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting on international drug policy. The U.N. General Assembly Special Session…

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Reforms, Partnerships Critical To Addressing Malaria Drug Resistance

Huffington Post: A Race Against Time to Check Malaria Resistance Philippe Douste-Blazy, under-secretary general of the U.N. and chair of UNITAID “…Urgent reforms as well as stronger partnerships can ensure that new products [to control malaria] reach those in need, at prices that are affordable. … The threat of insecticide…

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Disaster Risk Management Critical To Achieving Sustainable Development

The Guardian: The world’s humanitarian burden is too big. How can we lessen it? Robert Glasser, head of disaster risk reduction for the U.N., and Stephen O’Brien, undersecretary-general for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs “…Sustainable development cannot be achieved unless we roll back the tide of…

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Recovery Progress Faces Multiple Challenges 1-Year After Earthquakes In Nepal

The Lancet: Nepal’s slow road to recovery, 1 year after the earthquakes “A year after Nepal’s earthquakes, survivors are still living in makeshift shelters in 31 of the country’s 75 districts, which were all affected by the disaster. Poor coordination, slow dispersal of assistance, and a growing conflict in the…

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WHO To Emphasize Vaccine Successes During World Immunization Week

U.N. News Centre: Immunization ‘game-changers’ should be the norm worldwide, says U.N. health agency “The U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) announced that during World Immunization Week 2016, which begins Sunday, it will be highlighting recent gains in immunization coverage, and outlining further steps countries can take to meet global vaccination…

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