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Immunizations ‘Have Revolutionized Public Health’

New York Times: The Dangers of Vaccine Denial Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “…If we’re going to denounce the Taliban for blocking polio vaccinations, we should be just as quick to stand up to health illiteracy in our midst. First, a word on vaccines: They have revolutionized public health.…

Brookings Fellow Speaks With USAID Administrator Shah In Wide-Ranging Interview

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: A Conversation with Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID Homi Kharas, senior fellow and deputy director for the Brookings Global Economy and Development program, writes, “…In our one-on-one conversation about all manner of things USAID, I pressed Shah to comment on the challenges he has faced: the…

U.S. Policies Interfere With Women’s Access To Safe Abortions

GlobalPost: Unsafe abortions kill 47,000 worldwide as U.S. politics interfere with lifesaving efforts John Seager, president and CEO of Population Connection “…We need to give women everywhere access to voluntary family planning services. Allow me to state the obvious: Fewer unplanned and unwanted pregnancies mean fewer abortions. … Sadly, though,…

U.S. Government Marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For FGM/C

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Catherine Russell, U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and discusses the launch of the State Department’s “first-ever social media campaign to raise awareness and…

CDC Epidemiologist Discusses Whether Eliminating Measles By 2020 Is Realistic Goal

U.N. Dispatch: Measles Around the World Mark Leon Goldberg, managing editor of U.N. Dispatch, speaks with epidemiologist Rebecca Martin of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about “why epidemiologists are so concerned about the American [measles] outbreak; what accounts for the overall decline globally; and what needs to…

U.S. Government Officials Weigh In On Measles Vaccination Debate

NPR: CDC Director: ‘Unfortunately, I’m Not Surprised’ By Measles’ Rise “Robert Siegel talks to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the current measles outbreak in the U.S. and the government’s response…” (Siegel, 2/4). Washington Post: The politics of the vaccination debate In this video,…

‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Global Health Elements Of White House FY16 Budget Request

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: The President’s budget broken down, a human rights bill reintroduced, when science is a hard sell Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, reviews several recent publications regarding U.S. global health…

FY16 Budget Request Includes Mixed Bag For Global Health, Development Programs

Devex: The 7 foreign aid boons and busts in Obama’s budget proposal “U.S. President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $4 trillion in fiscal year 2016. Just over one percent of that hefty sum would go to international affairs and development programs. But buried further within that small slice are…

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