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GAVI’s INFUSE Workshop Aims To Help Health Startups Expand Projects

The Verge: This Bill Gates-backed fund wants to ‘disrupt’ vaccine delivery in poor countries “…Last week, GAVI took its first steps into the world of health startups, with the launch of its INFUSE workshop — a two-day event held down the street from its Geneva headquarters. Around 60 companies and…

U.N. Agencies, Partners Work To Contain South Sudan Cholera Outbreak

U.N. News Centre: U.N. rushes to ramp up support for South Sudan’s battle against cholera outbreak “The United Nations and its partners are rushing to ramp up support for South Sudan’s fight to contain a cholera outbreak through measures, including an oral vaccination campaign to reach over 14,000 people and…

Cholera Rapid Response Teams Establish Sanitary Cordons In Haiti When Cases Identified

U.N. News Centre: Feature: Tackling cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons “…[S]anitary cordons are just one of the steps taken by the rapid response teams, which are composed of representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGO) and the government, and are supported by the United Nations — particularly the U.N. Children’s…

U.N. Human Rights Experts Call On Dominican Republic Leaders To Protect Women’s Reproductive Health, Rights

U.N. News Centre: U.N. experts urge Dominican Republic to protect women’s rights to reproductive health “Expressing serious concern over the proposed penal code amendment that would criminalize abortions, United Nations human rights experts [Wednesday] urged the Dominican Republic’s president and legislators to protect women’s rights to sexual and reproductive health…

GMO Technology Integral To Studying Disease Threats

The Conversation: GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola, and the next unknown pandemic Jeff Bessen, PhD candidate at Harvard University “…Most modern biomedical advances, especially the vaccines used to eradicate disease and protect against pandemics such as Zika, Ebola, and the flu, rely on the same molecular biology tools…

New Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Health, Climate Impacts Of Air Pollution

Natural Resources Defense Council: Breathing Life into Paris Agreement: Health Can Drive Action Kim Knowlton, senior scientist and deputy director of the Science Center at NRDC, and Jessica Korsch, NRDC Stanback fellow, discuss the launch of the BreatheLife Campaign, “a joint effort of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Climate…

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