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The Guardian Profiles David Nabarro, U.K.’s WHO Director General Candidate

The Guardian: The Briton vying to become the world’s most powerful doctor “He was the U.N. troubleshooter tasked with galvanizing the world’s response to the Ebola epidemic and led the fight against cholera in Haiti, just as he did earlier against global pandemic flu. So on paper, David Nabarro may…

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Devex Examines Challenges To WHO Reform, Upcoming Director General Elections

Devex: Election sees WHO’s future role in question “…Ultimately, who leads WHO will have a consequential impact not just on the organization but on all of global health. At the same time, the incoming director general will face significant constraints on her or his ability to reform the agency, which…

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Donors Should Step Up Funding To Haiti To Address Cholera, WASH Efforts

Thomson Reuters Foundation: What helping Haiti teaches us about global public health David Nabarro, U.K.’s candidate for director general of the WHO “…The scale of [effort to respond to the cholera epidemic in Haiti] really does depend on funding, and there remains a serious shortfall in both the response to…

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U.S. State Department Official Discusses 4 Multilateral Investments To Continue Into 2017, Beyond

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Four Worthy Multilateral Investments for 2017 and Beyond Tracey A. Jacobson, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the U.S. State Department, discusses the U.S. role at the U.N. and highlights four multilateral investments made by the Obama administration…

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UNICEF Launches #EarlyMomentsMatter Campaign To Promote Early Childhood Development Awareness, Investments

U.N. News Centre: UNICEF #EarlyMomentsMatter campaign promotes investments in early childhood development “[Tuesday marked] the launch of a new United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) campaign, #EarlyMomentsMatter, aimed at raising awareness about the critical impact that early experiences have on children’s brain development during their first 1,000 days of life…” (1/10).

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U.N. SG Guterres Calls On G77 Leadership To Place Development At Center Of U.N.’s Activities, Reform

Inter Press Service: Guterres Seeks G77 Leadership in U.N. Reforms “Addressing members of the Group of 77, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said development must be at the center of U.N.’s activities because it is a basic condition for peace and security while human rights can only be exercised in the…

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Smoking-Related Illnesses Cost More Than $1T Globally, Set To Kill 8M By 2030, WHO/NCI Study Shows

Financial Times: Emerging economies buck trend for decline in smoking “Smoking rates have risen sharply in a small number of countries, running against a trend in which world tobacco is in retreat. Tobacco use is becoming increasingly concentrated in low- and middle-income countries that are home to 80 percent of…

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U.N. Must Reform To Enable Peace, Security, Allow Partnerships To Work Toward SDGs

Newsweek: U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres: My Vision for Revitalizing the United Nations António Guterres, secretary general of the U.N. “…Around the world, conflicts have become more complex and interlinked — producing gross violations of international humanitarian law and human rights abuses. … Meanwhile, climate change, population growth, rapid urbanization, food…

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U.S. State Department Official Highlights Discussion Of Gender Equality, Disability Rights Globally With Former U.N. Official

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: A Conversation on Gender Equality and Disability Rights with Silvia Quan Judith Heumann, special adviser for international disability rights at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the work of Silva Quan, who recently finished a two-year term as vice chair of the U.N. Committee on…

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As Global Institutions Undergo Leadership Transitions, WHO, U.N., World Bank Must Foster Solidarity For Global Health

Health Affairs: Global Health: A Pivotal Moment Of Opportunity And Peril Lawrence O. Gostin, professor and faculty director, and Eric A. Friedman, project leader of the Platform for a Framework Convention on Global Health, both at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University “A growing…

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