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Devex Examines U.N. Estimates Of Cost To Reach Health-Related SDGs

Devex: Here’s how much is needed to meet SDGs’ global health targets by 2030 “In its newest estimates, published this week, the World Health Organization has predicted that low- and middle-income countries will require an additional $134 billion per year between now and 2025 to reach health-related targets under the…

Drug-Resistant HIV Threatens Progress Toward Ending AIDS, WHO Report Says

Deutsche Welle: What’s changed since the last HIV meeting? “…[A]s world HIV experts prepare to talk through the latest science in Paris at IAS 2017, … new statistics suggest those experts will have to fight the battle on an emerging front: HIV drug resistance…” (Abbany, 7/20). Reuters: HIV drug resistance could…

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…

Global Health Advocates Must Mobilize For Global Health At G7, G20 Meetings, Expert Says

BMJ Opinion: Ilona Kickbusch: Health diplomacy at the G20 — success or failure? Ilona Kickbusch, director of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, discusses the prioritization of global health at the G20 Summit, writing, “I suggest global health advocates ……

U.S. Ambassador To U.N. Haley Criticizes African Nations For ‘Collective Failure’ On Hunger Crises Responses; U.N. SG Guterres Calls For More International Cooperation With Continent

Associated Press: U.S. criticizes Africa for ‘failure’ on famine threat “U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley sharply criticized African nations on Tuesday for their ‘collective failure’ to respond to the threat of famine facing more than 14 million people … Haley said the looming famines in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan…

Progress Seen On Tobacco Control But Industry Continues To Interfere With Regulation, WHO Report Shows

The Guardian: Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports “Cigarette manufacturers are attempting to thwart government tobacco controls wherever possible, even as governments make progress regulating the products, a new World Health Organization report has found…” (Glenza, 7/19). Reuters: Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO “…Countries with partly state-owned…

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