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U.N. Lacks Resources To Defeat Ebola, U.N. Ebola Coordinator Says

BBC News: Ebola outbreak: U.N. ‘lacks resources’ to fight deadly virus “The head of the U.N. mission charged with fighting Ebola in West Africa has told the BBC he does not yet have the resources necessary to defeat it. Tony Banbury said more help was urgently needed, despite significant contributions…

Media Sources Report On Various Aspects Of Ebola Drug, Vaccine R&D

Media sources report on various issues surrounding research into Ebola vaccines and treatments. Associated Press: U.S. officials unveil plan to test Ebola drugs (Marchione, 11/5). CIDRAP News: FDA, industry officials vow to minimize barriers to Ebola vaccines (Roos, 11/5). Reuters: U.S. Ebola researchers plead for access to virus samples (Steenhuysen,…

Additional Federal Funding For HIV Vaccine Research Needed, Experts Say At CSIS Event

Media sources report on an event held Tuesday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, titled “Ending Epidemics Through Technology: Developing an HIV Vaccine.” CQ HealthBeat: Advocates Cite Promising AIDS Vaccine Research in Quest for Funds “AIDS experts said Tuesday that it’s critical to push for higher levels of…

Development Progress Made in Haiti, Continued International Support Needed

Huffington Post: Haiti Is on the Turn Denis O’Brien, founder and chairman of Digicel “While [Haiti] has received significant investments from foreign aid and private partners, more still remains to be done to help the Haitian people create self-sufficient communities. … What’s required is international support with the Haitian government…

Brazilian Organization Serves As Model For ‘Holistic’ Anti-Poverty Programs

Huffington Post: An Action Plan to Help Sick Kids Break out of Poverty Hans Hickler of Brazil Child Health “Brazil Child Health (known in Brazil by its Portuguese name, Associação Saúde Criança) supports underserved, poor women with chronically sick children and their families. Most of these families live in the…

White House Blog Post Answers Questions About U.S. Ebola Emergency Funding Request

U.S. White House’s “White House Blog”: Fighting Ebola: 5 Things You Need to Know About Emergency Funding to Combat the Disease Tanya Somanader, deputy director of digital content for the Office of Digital Strategy at the White House, discusses specifics of the Obama administration’s recent request to Congress “to help…

Australia To Staff Ebola Clinic In Sierra Leone

News outlets report on Australia’s announcement that it would staff an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone amid pressure from donors to do more in its efforts to fight the disease in West Africa. Associated Press: Australia to staff Ebola hospital in Sierra Leone “Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday that his…

U.N. Steps Up Humanitarian Aid Appeal As Winter Temperatures Hit IDPs In Iraq

U.N. News Centre: Iraq: as cold weather hits displaced persons, U.N. steps up humanitarian appeal “As temperatures plummet across Iraq amid a steadily advancing cold season, humanitarian resources are urgently required in order to satisfy the needs of over one million internally displaced persons (IDPs) scattered across the country, a…

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