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U.S. Must Fund Tools To Help Prevent, Address Food Insecurity, Famine

Washington Post: Five myths about famine Gayle Smith, president and chief executive of the ONE Campaign “We are facing one of the worst humanitarian crises since World War II. As the looming threat and tragic reality of famine spread across South Sudan, northern Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, 20 million people…

Polio Eradication Possible With Sustained Commitment, Efforts

Fox News: Polio, Eliminated: As former CDC Directors we are optimistic that the complete eradication of the disease is close Thomas Frieden, Jeffrey P. Koplan, and David Satcher, all former directors of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “…When it comes to polio, each of us is convinced…

Proposed NIH Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Medical Innovation, Research

STAT: Cutting the NIH budget is bad for health and business Kenneth C. Anderson, president of the American Society of Hematology and a hematologic oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute “…Basic scientific research conducted at the NIH and through grants awarded to academic institutions creates the basis for the transformative medicines…

U.S. President Trump’s Proposed Budget Could Act As ‘Wake-Up Call’ For Development Community To Rely Less Heavily On Foreign Aid

Devex: Opinion: Hearing the true message of Trump’s proposed budget Karl Hofmann, president and CEO of Population Services International “…Even when foreign aid is robustly funded, policy shifts can spell big problems for recipients and millions living in resource-poor settings. … Instead of relying so heavily on aid, we need…

U.S. Congress Should Maintain Commitment To Global Fund, Global Health Programs

The Hill: In global health, modest cuts do major damage Chris Collins, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…The White House’s proposed budget cuts would derail efforts to end the biggest infectious disease killers of our time: AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria. … Will…

Europe Can Lead Way To Polio Eradication

EurActiv: The international legacy of European science, aid, and polio eradication David L. Heymann, head and senior fellow of the Chatham House Centre on Global Health Security “…We cannot afford to lose sight of our ultimate goal: [polio] eradication. While some believe the economic cost of eradication is too high,…

Scientific Analytical Framework Could Help Countries Make Progress Toward Achieving SDGs

Project Syndicate: A Scientific Method for the SDGs Anne-Sophie Stevance, science officer at the International Council for Science, and David McCollum, research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis “…If our leaders are ever to realize the world envisioned in the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)], they will need…

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