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Pentagon To Send U.S. Military Field Hospital To Liberia

News outlets report on the announcement of U.S. military involvement in efforts to treat Ebola patients in Liberia. Foreign Policy: U.S. Military Involvement in Ebola Fight Is Minimal “On Sunday President Barack Obama raised expectations that the U.S. military will help fight the deadly Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa. But…

WHO’s Funding Impacts Agency’s Ability To Respond To Ebola

Mother Jones: Why the World Health Organization Doesn’t Have Enough Funds to Fight Ebola “With the Ebola virus continuing its spread throughout West Africa — and landing this week in a fifth country, Senegal — the custodians of global health are becoming more adamant that the world is not doing…

Health Affairs’ September Issue Focuses On Global Health

Health Affairs Blog: Think and Act Globally: Health Affairs’ September Issue “The September issue of Health Affairs emphasizes lessons learned from developing and industrialized nations collectively seeking the elusive goals of better care, with lower costs and higher quality. A number of studies analyze key global trends including patient engagement…

Mapping Plays Critical Role In HIV Response

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Why maps matter: Delivering the right HIV services in the right place at the right time In a guest post, Anita Datar of the Health Policy Project discusses the role of geographical information systems, or mapping, in strengthening the HIV response (9/8).

U.S. Government’s Global Health Programs Release Updated Results

U.S. Global Health Programs: Results “Updated results and impact from U.S. global health programs were recently released concurrent with the African Leaders Summit last month. Since 2009, the U.S. government has invested over $50 billion in foreign assistance for health and, as a result, saved millions of lives. In Fiscal…

USAID Pledges Additional $75M To Assist West African Nations Affected By Ebola

News outlets report on a USAID pledge to provide an additional $75 million to assist West African nations in containing Ebola. Associated Press: U.S. to provide $75M to expand Ebola care centers “The American aid agency announced Thursday it would donate $75 million to fund 1,000 more beds in Ebola…

Group Of House Democrats Requests Hearing On Ebola

The Hill: House Dems request hearing on Ebola “A group of House Democrats is asking for a hearing on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as global health officials issue increasingly desperate cries for help. House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and two other key members…

Additional Ebola Funding Questionable In Congressional Stopgap Spending Measure

Roll Call: Waiting for Ebola Response Funding “…The continuing resolution might include additional money to support the international medical response to Ebola, but CQ Roll Call’s Tamar Hallerman reported today that congressional Republican leaders are seeking to avoid too many new spending provisions in a stopgap bill, which would extend…

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