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Strengthen Health Care Systems In West Africa To Create Stability, Eliminate Poverty

Globe And Mail: In West Africa, disease just as devastating as war Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, president of Mali “…Long after this [Ebola] outbreak has been brought under control, people in the region will continue to suffer; feeling its impact on trade, agriculture, public health services, human migration, and the economy…

Taliban Militants’ Attacks On HCWs In Pakistan Creating Regional Vulnerability To Polio

New York Times: The Taliban’s Reign of Terror Editorial Board “Militant gunmen killed four members of a polio vaccination team in Pakistan in late November, deepening the government’s struggle against an outbreak of the disease that is threatening neighboring countries. … The Taliban vows to kill any parent or worker…

U.S. Government Blogs Recognize World AIDS Day

AIDS.gov blog: TODAY: Live webcast of the White House World AIDS Day Event “…The White House will honor this worldwide observance on Monday, December 1, with an important World AIDS Day event focusing on this year’s federal theme, ‘Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation’…” (12/1). AIDS.gov blog: Conversations in 2014:…

Program Helps Promote Nutrition Behaviors In Uganda

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: Inspiring the Next Generation of Nutrition Leaders in Uganda Asasira Adera and Carol Noel, nutrition trainees working with SPRING/Uganda, and Alexis Strader, knowledge management program officer at John Snow Inc., discuss the role of trained nutritionists in promoting behaviors to improve nutrition at the community level (11/26).

December 2014 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The December 2014 WHO Bulletin includes news and research articles on various topics, as well as editorials on health systems resilience and health policy and systems research (December 2014).

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash discusses Thailand’s transition from Global Fund support ahead of schedule, a pact on insecticide-treated bednets, mobilization of private funding in low- and middle-income nations, and HIV prevention efforts in…

Growing Global Vaccine Market Helping Spur Drug Companies To Pursue Ebola Vaccine

The New Yorker: The Race for an Ebola Vaccine “…So why this race to create an Ebola vaccine among Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, and Johnson & Johnson — three of the world’s biggest drug manufacturers? … [O]ver the past several years, companies have realized that the difficulties of making vaccines could be…

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