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Officials Outline Successes, Challenges In Preventing, Treating TB

USAID’s “Impact”: Global Leadership, Collaboration Aligned in the Fight Against Tuberculosis USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Mario Raviglione, director of the WHO Global TB Program, and colleagues from Indonesia, Nigeria, and South Africa discuss “key ingredients” for successful TB treatment and prevention initiatives, as well as preparedness…

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New Global Development Agenda Must Be Human-Rights Based, U.N. Officials Say

U.N. News Centre: At high-level event, U.N. officials call for human rights-backed development agenda “A new global development agenda based on human rights and the rule of law is the surest pathway to balancing the needs of people and the planet, while eradicating extreme poverty and closing socio-economic gaps, senior…

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World Leaders To Convene To End Sexual Violence At Global Summit

News outlets report on this week’s upcoming Global Summit to End Sexual Violence In Conflict, which will take place in London from June 10-13. The Guardian: Rape summit in London sparks charge of ‘hypocrisy’ “The [U.K.] government has been accused of hypocrisy for hosting this week’s Global Summit to End…

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At U.N. General Assembly, Officials Call For Greater Efforts To End AIDS Epidemic

U.N. News Centre: U.N. officials urge greater commitment, investment, innovation to end HIV/AIDS epidemic “Despite significant gains, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is far from over, United Nations officials said [Friday at a U.N. General Assembly meeting], calling for greater political commitment, investment, and innovation to end the global scourge…” (6/6).

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Rights Groups, Advocates Condemn Use Of Child Soldiers In S. Sudan

New York Times: In South Sudan, a Ghost of Wars Past: Child Soldiers “…The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimated last month that 9,000 children had been recruited into armed forces or other groups to fight in the South Sudan conflict. … A growing concern now is the impact of…

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Drought Compounds WASH, Health Problems In Syria, U.N. Says

New York Times: Syria: Drought Adds to Woes, U.N. Says “The supply of safe water in Syria is now one-third of the level it was before March 2011 when the civil war began, UNICEF said Friday in a report that warns of new levels of suffering because of a worsening…

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BRICS Can Advance Efforts To Eliminate NTDs, Paper Says

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: BRICS in the Response to Neglected Tropical Diseases Alex Gordon, communications associate for the Global Network and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discusses a paper (.pdf) published in the WHO Bulletin titled, “BRICS in the response to neglected tropical diseases.” The paper…

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Global Food Prices Drop Again In May, FAO Says

U.N. News Centre: Global food prices down for second straight month in May, U.N. agency reports “The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today that global food prices were down for the second straight month in May and that the outlook for worldwide cereal supply has improved considerably…

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#Commit2Deliver Campaign Showcases MCH Successes

Huffington Post: #Commit2Deliver: Together, We Are Going Further for Women and Children Nicole Schiegg, former USAID senior adviser and communications consultant “…With a little more than 500 days to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), #Commit2Deliver is an advocacy platform led by Every Woman Every Child partners that is showcasing…

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U.N.’s ‘Decade Of Sustainable Energy For All’ Focuses First On Women, Children

Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. sustainable energy campaign focuses on women and children’s health “The United Nations launched its Decade of Sustainable Energy for All campaign on Thursday and announced that the focus of the first two years will be the impacts of access to clean and affordable energy on the…

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