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WHO Certifies Sri Lanka As Malaria-Free In ‘Truly Remarkable’ Achievement

Associated Press: WHO certifies Sri Lanka a malaria-free nation “The World Health Organization on Monday certified Sri Lanka as a malaria-free nation, in what it called a ‘truly remarkable’ achievement. WHO Regional Director Poonam Khetrapal Singh said in a statement that Sri Lanka was among the most malaria-affected countries in…

New York Times Profiles Mumbai Physician Calling For Better TB Treatment

New York Times: Battling Drug-Resistant TB, and the Indian Government “…Where many international and Indian public health experts are cowed into speaking in diplomatic jargon for fear of losing government support for their programs, or even their jobs, [Mumbai physician Dr. Zarir Udwadia] stands out as the most influential voice…

Improving Global Health Requires Addressing Disparities In Access To Diagnostics, Treatments For NCDs

Project Syndicate: Killing Non-Communicable Diseases Steve Davis, president and CEO of PATH “…[N]on-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and respiratory ailments [are] becoming far and away the world’s leading causes of death. … Consider diabetes, one of the fastest-growing NCDs. … [I]n poorer communities, tools and medicines to…

More Than 2.5M People In Asia, Africa At Risk Of Zika Infection, Analysis Shows

Associated Press: Where’s Zika going next? Maybe China, India, or Nigeria “Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be at risk of infection, based on a new analysis of travel, climate, and mosquito patterns in…

Singaporeans Take Precautions Against Zika As Case Count Rises To 151

Associated Press: Singapore in battle mode against Zika after infections rise “Singapore is encouraging residents to use insect repellent, clear blockages in drains, and wear long-sleeved clothing to protect themselves from mosquitoes after the number of Zika infections rose to 151 in the city-state…” (Liang, 9/2). Reuters: Cover up, stay…

South Africa Begins Test-And-Treat Strategy For All People Living With HIV

Associated Press: South Africa to give free HIV treatment to all infected “South Africa said Thursday it will now provide free treatment to all people infected with HIV, regardless of the condition of their immune system. The country leads the world in infections. Before the announcement by the country’s health…

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