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House Committee Releases FY15 State And Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

The U.S. House Committee on Appropriations on Monday released its FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill, which includes the majority of U.S. funding for global health. House Committee on Appropriations: Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill “…The bill prioritizes funding for diplomatic…

Vigilance Over MERS Remains High But New Case Numbers Subsiding

News outlets report on the ongoing Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, which seems to be subsiding, according to the WHO, and did not spread from person-to-person in the U.S., according to the CDC. Agence France-Presse: MERS cases in decline, vigilance urged for Hajj: WHO “A surge in cases of…

NIH To Launch Global Study In Attempt To Replicate ‘Mississippi Baby’ Results

Scientific American: HIV on Trial: An Attempt to Cure the World’s Smallest Patients “…Through a series of rare circumstances the so-called ‘Mississippi baby’ began standard HIV treatment 30 hours after birth, but the potent drug cocktail regimen was abruptly halted when the child was 18 months old. Surprisingly, even after…

Sen. Markey Introduces International Human Rights Defense Act

Blogs discuss Sen. Edward Markey’s (D-Mass.) introduction in the Senate of the International Human Rights Defense Act (.pdf), which would make LGBT rights a U.S. foreign policy priority. RH Reality Check: The Right to Dignity: Prioritizing LGBTQ Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy M.A. Keifer of Advocates for Youth notes,…

U.N. Releases Sexual Violence Reparations Guidelines; Global Summit Ends

News outlets report on developments at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which ended Friday in London. Inter Press Service: U.N. Releases Guidelines on Reparations for Victims of Sexual Violence “…[A]t a summit meeting in London this week, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a set of guidelines…

State Department Blog Discusses Ending Child Labor

U.S. State Department’s “DipNote”: One Hundred Sixty-Eight Million Good Reasons To End Child Labor In observance of World Day Against Child Labor, which took place on June 12, Andrea Strano, international relations officer in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, discusses how the U.S. is addressing the child labor issue…

‘End NTD Act’ Introduced In U.S. House

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End The Neglect”: Breaking Now on Capitol Hill: Introducing the End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act Dano Gunderson, a policy assistant for the Global Network, discusses the introduction in the House of the “End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act” by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.). He notes…

House Passes Food Aid Amendment To Agriculture Appropriations Bill

House Committee on Foreign Affairs: House Passes Chairman Royce Amendment to Modernize U.S. International Food Aid “…Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauded House passage of his amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Bill to improve U.S. international food aid to help more people facing starvation,…

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