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WHO Feature Story Examines Ebola Response In Liberia

WHO: Liberia succeeds in fighting Ebola with local, sector response This WHO feature describes “[t]he story of how Liberia’s most populous county, Montserrado, turned around an exponentially-growing Ebola outbreak … WHO’s team and national officials, aided by veterans from WHO’s polio eradication group in India, decentralized the response, using quality…

Egypt Experiences Unexplained Increase Of Avian Flu Cases Since Fall

New York Times: Egypt’s Avian Flu Surge Lacks an Explanation “Cases of H5N1 avian flu have been surging in Egypt since the fall. Egypt has now passed Indonesia as the country with the most human cases in total since the virus was first found in Hong Kong almost 20 years…

Ebola Threat Waning But Epidemic Remains International Health Emergency, WHO Says

News outlets report on the WHO’s fifth meeting of its Emergency Committee on the Ebola epidemic. Agence France-Presse: ‘Progress’ in Ebola fight, but ‘substantial risks’ remain: WHO “Real progress is being made in the fight against Ebola, but the deadly outbreak in West Africa remains a major international health emergency,…

Successful Palestinian Bid To Join WHO Could Affect U.N. Agency’s U.S. Funding

Daily Beast: Could a Pro-Israel Congress Cripple the World Health Organization? “The ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians could soon claim a new, unexpected victim: the global fight against Ebola and other pandemics. A looming international controversy — created, in part, by American laws — threatens to cut off…

Funding, Monitoring Of SDGs Need Equal Attention To Wording Of Goals

The Guardian: Sustainable development won’t happen without the means to implement it Jonathan Glennie, director of policy and research at Save the Children “…If poor countries have to come to the U.N. every year and report on progress on education, health, and so on, then their richer counterparts should follow…

Questions Remain Over Ebola Vaccine Trials As Epidemic Subsides

Wall Street Journal: Squabbles Over Testing Methods Hamper Search for Ebola Vaccine “The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa created a rare opportunity: New vaccines could be tested, and if they worked, serve as a firewall in future epidemics. It now appears this chance is slipping away amid public health…

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