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Hepatitis C ‘Buyers’ Club’ Highlights Issues Surrounding Access To Drugs

New York Times: The Tasmanian Hep C Buyers’ Club Sophie Cousins, health journalist “…[After traveling to India to obtain the less-expensive generic version of the hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir, Australian Greg Jefferys] helped other former hepatitis C sufferers set up informal buyers’ clubs in their own countries. … Narcyz Ghinea,…

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Global Community Should Adopt Policies That Could Moderate Population Growth

New York Times: Letter to the editor: Population Growth Philip Warburg, nonresident senior fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy “…Population growth will have a big effect on our global environment, yet we seldom face that issue head-on. The United Nations has just updated its ‘World Population Prospects,’ and…

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Sanofi Remains Committed To Ensuring Vaccines Available To All People

New York Times: Letter to the editor: The Drug Maker Sanofi’s New Dengue Vaccine Kathleen Tregoning, executive vice president for external affairs at Sanofi “…Sanofi spent close to $1.5 billion and 20 years developing a new dengue vaccine for the world’s most at-risk populations. We develop lifesaving vaccines for many…

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Community-Led Development Key To Building Resilience

Christian Science Monitor: The bounty that heads off famine Editorial Board “…The idea of community-led development has now blossomed worldwide. The change can be seen in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Not only has the U.N. set a goal to end persistent hunger…

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Trump Administration Can ‘Reimagine And Restructure U.S. Foreign Assistance’ While Maintaining U.S. Interests

Foreign Policy: Trump Should Fix Foreign Aid, But Not at the Expense of U.S. Interests Daniel Runde, William A. Schreyer chair at CSIS “…The Trump administration has a unique opportunity to reimagine and restructure U.S. foreign assistance to meet the demands of the 21st century. … To help generate concrete…

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Country Leadership, Globalism Vital To Achieving Universal Health Coverage

STAT: To achieve universal health care, we need country leadership and globalism Seth Berkley, chief executive officer of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO “…Both country leadership and globalism are needed to [achieve universal health coverage] … Universal health coverage is first and…

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International Food Standards Play Key Role In Ending Hunger, Promoting Economic Growth

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Acting together for food safety Roberto Azevêdo, director general of the World Trade Organization, and José Graziano da Silva, director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. “…[I]nternational food standards play a key role in protecting human health, the environment, consumers’ interests, and international…

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International Self-Care Day Opportunity To Ensure Women, Girls Can Proactively Maintain Own Health

Huffington Post: Women and Girls Must Become Champions for Their Own Health Erica Mann, member of the Board of Management and president of the Consumer Health Division at Bayer AG, and Betsy McCallon, chief executive officer at White Ribbon Alliance “…[International Self-Care Day is] an opportunity for all of us…

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U.S. Should Learn From Brazil’s Experience With Zika, Address Sanitation Issues In Poor Communities

CNN: What Brazil could teach U.S. about Zika Amanda Klasing, senior women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch “…The [Zika] outbreak in Brazil exposed longstanding human rights problems that in turn exacerbated its impact. … Some communities in Alabama face conditions that are similar [to Brazil’s] in important ways. Like…

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Lancet Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Global AIDS Epidemic, Future Of HIV Response

The Lancet: The global HIV/AIDS epidemic — progress and challenges Editorial Board “On July 20, UNAIDS released their annual report on the status of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, which also includes a comprehensive analysis of progress towards ending AIDS as a public health threat. … The report emphasizes that there…

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