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U.S. State Department Convenes Meeting On Improving Health Of Women, Girls

Friends of the Global Fight: U.S. State Department: Include Women and Girls to Ensure Healthy Futures for All Katie Broendel, senior communications manager at Friends of the Global Fight, discusses an event hosted by the U.S. State Department on the importance of improving the health and well-being of women and…

ActionAid International Chair Speaks With EurActiv.com About Ending Inequality, Child Marriage

EurActiv.com: ActionAid chief: Africa’s ‘child marriage’ is actually rape “Ahead of this year’s European Union Development Days, the NGO ActionAid is focussing on the issue of inequality, with the launch of the report, The Price of Privilege. Nzaradzayi Gumbonzvanda is the chair of ActionAid International, and the African Union goodwill…

Blog Post Highlights Potential Benefits, Challenges Of HIV Self-Testing

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Is HIV self-testing an answer, or another obstacle? Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reporting from the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, highlights a discussion on diagnostic technologies, during which participants highlighted potential…

International Stakeholders Must Act On Commitments Made At World Humanitarian Summit

The Guardian: Ban Ki-moon: ‘We must work in new ways to help people in crisis’ Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the U.N. “…Despite their precarious conditions, there is a severe lack of funding to assist [people who need humanitarian aid] — raising basic questions about global solidarity in a world…

In CGD Podcast, Jim O’Neill Discusses Ways To Address Antibiotic Resistance

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: ‘Google For Doctors’: How the G20 and World Bank Can Help Tackle Antibiotic Resistance — Podcast with Lord Jim O’Neill Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at CGD, speaks with Lord Jim O’Neill, a minister in the U.K. Treasury, about the…

Some Organizations Disappointed In Final Document Of U.N. High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Inter Press Service: AIDS Meeting Was Bold but Disappointing, Organizations Say “Though the High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS ended with the adoption of bold and life-saving targets, many organizations have expressed their disappointment in its outcomes. … Many were particularly concerned with stripped and exclusionary language on so-called key populations…

Achieving AIDS-Free Generation Ambitious But Possible

Devex: Eliminating AIDS by 2030: End the epidemic in children, adolescents, and young women Charles Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation “…[T]argets are only a part of what is required if we want to realize the promise of the first AIDS-free generation by 2020. Here’s…

Not All U.N. Member States Pleased With Final Declaration Of High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HLM 2016 AIDS: ‘Reaffirming’ urgency while dodging realities, U.N. resolution on HIV shows what happens when a declaration is political Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports on the outcomes of the U.N. High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, highlighting the…

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