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Initiative Of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program Brings Diverse Thinking Into Field

Huffington Post: Global Health Corporate Champions In Ghana — An Emerging Market Bootcamp Amanda MacArthur, chief program officer at PYXERA Global “…The learning that comes out of [initiatives like USAID’s Global Health Corporate Champions] is not one-sided, nor is it limited to nonprofits. Applying professional skills in a cross-sector, emerging…

Blog Post Highlights CDC MMWR Report On Zambian Bubonic Plague Outbreak

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Zambia plague outbreak yields lessons learned — again Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights an article published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on a bubonic plague outbreak in Zambia. Barton notes, “The outbreak highlights needs for…

Haiti’s Medical Staff Strike Challenges Country’s Health System

Humanosphere: Haiti’s nationwide doctor strike continues with no end in sight Humanosphere journalist Lisa Nikolau discusses Haiti’s nationwide medical staff strike, “which has spread to more than a dozen state-run hospitals and led to countless deaths as hospitals scramble to provide care for neglected patients. … [T]he nationwide strike has…

The Guardian Profiles World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

The Guardian: How the World Bank’s biggest critic became its president “…During his four years at the bank’s monumental headquarters on H Street in Washington, [World Bank President Jim Yong Kim] has reorganized the 15,000-strong workforce to reflect a shift from managing country portfolios to tackling regional and global crises.…

USAID Announces First-Round Winners In Combating Zika Grand Challenge

Science Speaks: From a human-scented mosquito trap to rapid diagnostics, USAID funds research and development against Zika “A research center in Tanzania will develop inexpensive sandals treated to ward off mosquito bites. Investigators at Johns Hopkins will create a human-scented trap to lure mosquitoes. In Sao Paolo, Brazil, inventors will…

Nations Begin To Assess Capacity, Create Plans For Monitoring SDG Progress

Devex: What country governments need to better measure the SDGs “Measuring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals is a daunting task for all countries, with 230 distinct indicators to quantify. The specific challenges for low- and middle-income countries are starting to become clear as states assess their capacity, determine their…

PolitiFact Examines Bill Clinton’s Statements On Hillary Clinton’s Efforts To Increase Number Of People On HIV Treatment Under PEPFAR

PolitiFact: Bill Clinton: Hillary tripled AIDS treatment without spending more “…Bill Clinton said [during his Democratic convention speech that] when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, she tripled the number of people with AIDS whose ‘lives are being saved,’ and it didn’t cost taxpayers any more money. Clinton took some…

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