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Kaiser Family Foundation Fact Sheet Examines U.S. Government And Global Malaria

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Malaria This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in global malaria efforts, including the President’s Malaria Initiative and funding; effective malaria interventions; and global goals for control and eradication (3/27).

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March 27, 2015

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Obama Administration To Announce Plan To Address Spread Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Politico: Administration drafts plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria “The Obama administration is about to release a long-awaited plan to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria — but scientists and lawmakers are already dismissing it as too weak to make enough progress against one of the most urgent public health risks…”…

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GHTC Annual Policy Report Calls For Greater U.S. Support Of Global Health R&D

News outlets discuss the Global Health Technologies Coalition’s sixth annual policy report, released this week. Healio: Report highlights need for continued U.S. support for global health “In its annual policy report, the Global Health Technologies Coalition highlighted the need for U.S. policymakers to continue to support global health research and…

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Individuals Who Ignore Official Advice Could Cause Upsurge Of Ebola Cases, U.N. Special Envoy Warns

The Guardian: Ebola upsurge could undo progress in blink of an eye, warns expert “Despite the massive push to bring the number of new Ebola cases down to zero as quickly as possible, there will inevitably be ‘flare-ups’ that could reverse the overall downward trend and prove difficult to contain,…

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NIH Confirms Safety Of 2 Experimental Ebola Vaccines

Reuters: Two experimental Ebola vaccines pass safety test in African trial “Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, ‘appear to be safe’ part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said…

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Current Epidemic’s Ebola Virus Not Mutating Faster Than Strains In Previous Outbreaks, Study Shows

New York Times: Ebola Virus in Latest Outbreak Does Not Show Unusual Mutations, Study Finds “Fears that the current Ebola epidemic, the deadliest in history, was caused by a more lethal, fast-moving or easily transmissible virus than in previous outbreaks appear to be unfounded, according to a new study. The…

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European Governments Must Cooperate To Counter High Prices For New Medicines, WHO Report Says

Reuters: WHO urges Europeans to work together to counter high drug prices “European governments need to be better at sharing expertise about the cost-effectiveness of new medicines to counter the budget strains posed by the arrival of a wave of costly drugs, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)…” (Hirschler,…

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Analysts, Stakeholders Developing Potential International Pandemic Insurance Schemes

Reuters: New pandemic insurance to prevent crises through early payouts “…Analysts are developing insurance schemes that could turn the humanitarian system on its head, by paying out money as soon as a disease breaks out to stop it becoming an international crisis, rather than trying to raise funds after the…

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Syrian Humanitarian Crisis Worsening, U.N. Official Warns, Urges International Solution To Violence

U.N. News Centre: Syria crisis ‘worsening’ amid humanitarian funding shortfall, warns top U.N. relief official “The situation on the ground in Syria has ‘dramatically’ worsened as the country enters its fifth year of war amid escalating fighting and targeted attacks against civilians, the top United Nations humanitarian official warned today…

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