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Leaked Budget Document Shows Trump Administration’s Intentions To Significantly Cut U.S. Foreign Aid, Merge State Department, USAID

Devex: Steep U.S. foreign aid cuts outlined in leaked budget document “President Donald Trump’s budget proposes eliminating funding for development assistance, according to a State Department budget document obtained by Devex on Monday. All development assistance funding is cut in the proposed budget, with significant cuts to global health programs…

News Outlets Continue To Report On 2018 Malaria Vaccine Pilot Program Rollout

Al Jazeera: WHO: Malaria vaccine to be ‘real life’ tested in Africa “The world’s first malaria vaccine will be available in selected areas of Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi from 2018, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)…” (4/24). CNN: First malaria vaccine to be widely tested in Africa next year…

Financial Times Special Report Focuses On Malaria

Financial Times: FT Health: Malaria “We look at the latest genetic breakthroughs, new medicines, and the prospects for an anti-malarial vaccine, a potential role for GM mosquitoes, and other leading features of the advances and continuing fight against the disease…” (Multiple authors, 4/24).

China, 31 African Nations Hold Ministerial Conference On Health Cooperation

Xinhua News: China, Africa enhance cooperation in health “China and African countries held a ministerial conference [in Pretoria, South Africa,] on Monday with the aim of stepping up China-Africa cooperation in health. Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, Minister of National Health and Family Planning Commission Li Bin, and health ministers…

Mexico Becomes First Country In Americas To Eliminate Trachoma, PAHO/WHO Announce

NBC News: Mexico Eliminates Infectious Disease Which Is Leading Cause of Blindness “…The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Monday that Mexico is the first country in the Americas to eliminate trachoma as a public health issue. The disease, caused by a bacteria, affects…

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