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December 8, 2016

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USAID Administrator Smith Speaks About Agency’s Future, Obama’s Development Legacy At CGD Event

Devex: USAID administrator Gayle Smith on Obama’s development legacy “…U.S. Agency for International Development [Administrator] Gayle Smith has called upon the incoming Donald Trump administration to diversify how development is funded, continue to invest in fragile states, focus on resilience against disaster, and continue to give USAID a seat at…

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Philippines Must Implement More Comprehensive HIV Prevention Policies, Focus On MSM, HRW Report Says

Associated Press: Rights group, worried about HIV, urges Philippines action “A human rights watchdog says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men…” (Cerojano,…

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Senate Passes $6.3B 21st Century Cures Bill, Including Cancer Moonshot Initiative

POLITICO: Biden’s farewell gift: Cancer moonshot helps pass $6.3 billion research bill “…The $6.3 billion 21st Century Cures bill was approved by the Senate Wednesday in an overwhelming 94-5 vote and is now headed to the White House as one of the last pieces of legislation to be signed into…

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U.N., Partner NGOs Launch $2.66B Appeal For Emergency Assistance To 8 Sahel Region Nations

U.N. News Centre: U.N. launches $2.66 billion appeal for emergency assistance in Sahel region “The United Nations and its partner nongovernmental organizations [Wednesday] launched an appeal for $2.66 billion to provide emergency assistance across eight countries in the Sahel region, where ‘millions of people still live in conditions of deplorable…

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LSHTM, Novartis Foundation Promote ‘Systems Design’ Approach, Digital Technology Advances For Managing Chronic Diseases

SciDev.Net: ‘Evolutions and revolutions’ in chronic disease care “The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has teamed up with the Novartis Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical company, to test a new tack to managing the rising burden of chronic diseases in the developing world. In an…

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Additional Resources To Address Cholera In Haiti Needed To Eliminate Disease, U.N. Adviser Says

U.N. News Centre: Gains made in Haiti cholera fight show additional resources can ensure ‘cholera will go’ — U.N. Adviser “…In an interview with the U.N. News Service, Dr. David Nabarro, a U.N. special adviser, highlighted the recent massive recent vaccination campaign, backed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/U.N.…

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5 Questions That Could Help Assess Impact Of U.K. Aid, Keep Primary Goal Of Eradicating Poverty

The Guardian: Five questions we should be asking about the impact of U.K. aid Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB “…Five questions should help assess the impact of U.K. aid as the government finalizes and implements its aid strategy. The most fundamental is whether aid funding is meeting its…

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USAID Food Programs Partner With Organizations To Support Innovations Aimed At Ending Global Hunger

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition: Feeding the Future: Partnering to End Global Hunger Elizabeth Holtan, digital communications manager at USGLC, describes efforts by the U.S. government’s Feed the Future and Food for Peace initiatives to partner with organizations such as Land O’Lakes International Development, World Vision, and others to support innovations…

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CDC’s Use Of Data, Innovative Testing, Treatment Strategies Aims To Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Innovation to Drive Impact: Reaching the Hardest to Reach Shannon Hader, director of CDC’s Division of Global HIV & TB, discusses CDC’s efforts to respond to AIDS globally, highlighting CDC’s use of data, innovative HIV testing strategies, and streamlined care models, as well as its initiative…

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