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July 29, 2016

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U.S., U.K.-Led Public-Private Partnership To Invest In Antibiotic Research, Development

Financial Times: U.S.-U.K. partnership to tackle antibiotic resistance “A U.S.-U.K. public-private partnership will spend hundreds of millions of dollars over five years to tackle antibiotic resistance, a threat to public health worldwide. The Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator or CARB-X brings together partners including the U.S. government’s Department of…

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Progress In Research Made, Funding Shortfalls Persist 6 Months Into Zika Epidemic

The Lancet: The Zika virus public health emergency: 6 months on “…Feb. 1 was a landmark day in the history of the current Zika epidemic. … Since the [WHO’s Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)] declaration, scientists have made several unexpected discoveries about the Zika virus. … Many knowledge…

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The Guardian Examines Uganda President Museveni’s Track Record On Family Planning Funding

The Guardian: Has Yoweri Museveni walked the talk on funding family planning in Uganda? “…[T]he London Family Planning Summit in 2012 appeared to mark a turning point. There, [Uganda President Yoweri] Museveni not only articulated the benefits of family planning but also committed money to it, increasing government funding from…

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China Pledges To Work With UNAIDS, WHO To Help Improve Health Care Standards In Developing Nations

Xinhua News: China to work with WHO, UNAIDS to help developing countries “China will work with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS to improve health care standards in developing countries, Vice Premier Liu Yandong said on Thursday. Liu made the remarks when meeting with WHO Director-General Margaret Chan and…

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Malaria Treatment, Prevention Innovations Provide Hope Of Disease Elimination, African Leaders Malaria Alliance Head Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Interview — Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030 “African governments are confident malaria can be wiped out within 15 years as research innovations, including a vaccine against the disease, are developed and tested, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) said. … ALMA’s…

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UNICEF Suspends Aid Delivery To Northern Nigeria After Convoy Attacked, 2 Aid Workers Injured

Bloomberg News: UNICEF Suspends Aid in Northern Nigeria After Convoy Attack “The United Nations Children’s Fund has temporarily suspended humanitarian operations in northern Nigeria, where as many as half a million people need assistance, after gunmen attacked a convoy and wounded two aid workers…” (Muhammad/Olukayode, 7/28). Reuters: U.N. suspends aid…

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Inter Press Service Examines Food Security Challenges In India

Inter Press Service: Chronic Hunger Lingers in the Midst of Plenty “In a fraught global economic environment, exacerbated by climate change and shrinking resources, ensuring food and nutrition security is a daunting challenge for many nations. India, Asia’s third largest economy and the world’s second most populous nation after China…

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Regional Inter-Agency Standing Committee Appeals For $1.2B In Aid For 7 Drought-Hit Southern African Nations

Agence France-Presse: Aid agencies seek $1.2 billion to fight Southern Africa drought “Humanitarian agencies said Thursday that they need $1.2 billion in critical aid for seven drought-stricken countries in Southern Africa, as the El Niño weather phenomenon continues to devastate crops across the region. An estimated 12.3 people million are…

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More Than Half Of Infants Not Breastfed Within First Hour Of Life, Increasing Risks Of Disease, Death, UNICEF Report Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: More than half of newborns not breastfed in first hour raising health risks — UNICEF “More than half of newborn babies are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at heightened risk of disease and death, the United Nations’ children’s agency said on Friday,…

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