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U.S. President Trump, U.N. SG Guterres Deliver Speeches At UNGA

Devex: Top 3 development takeaways from Trump’s U.N. address “U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his debut speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and came out swinging against everyone from Venezuela and North Korea to the U.N. itself. … [The speech] offered some insight into the Trump administration’s…

Drug-Resistant Infections, Lack Of Innovative Antibiotic Development Pose ‘Global Health Emergency,’ WHO Warns

CBSMiami: WHO: Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A “Global Health Emergency” “There is a serious lack of new antibiotics being developed to fight infections that are becoming resistant to treatments — something WHO says is a ‘global health emergency’…” (Maselli, 9/19). CIDRAP News: WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development “A…

UNGA Side Event Explores Importance Of Providing Maternal Health During Refugee Crises

TIME: Why We Need to Protect Maternal Health During the Refugee Crisis “…The ongoing refugee crisis has been a topic of discussion during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) happening this week in New York City. During a side event on maternal health, panelists — including Lynsey Addario, a photographer…

Global Health Likely To Receive Significant Attention At UNGA

TIME: Why Global Health Is Center Stage at the United Nations General Assembly “…The theme of this year’s UNGA General Debate — where world leaders, including President Donald Trump, will deliver statements on issues of international concern — is ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for…

More Must Be Done To Address Non-Communicable Diseases, WHO Warns In Progress Report

U.N. News Centre: ‘Window of opportunity’ closing on non-communicable diseases, warns U.N. health agency “Millions around the globe are dying prematurely from diseases such as cancer or heart disease, the United Nations health agency warned, urging governments to step up efforts to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs). … [T]he latest edition…

Slower Than Expected Progress On SDGs Raises Doubts On Reaching Goals, TRF Survey Shows

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Exclusive — Confidence in U.N.’s global goals faltering amid slow progress — survey “Ambitious global goals aimed at ending poverty and inequality by 2030 are moving more slowly than expected and would struggle to get approval from United Nations members if put to a vote today, an…

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