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Trump Administration’s Global Health Policies, Proposed Reductions In Foreign Aid Spending Could Have Significant Impacts Worldwide, Kaiser Family Foundation Report Shows

Undark: Trump’s Cuts to Global Health Aid Could Prove Deadly Robin Lloyd, a contributing editor at Scientific American and author at Undark, a digital science magazine published by the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT, writes, “A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that if Congress approves…

U.S. Delegation To U.N. Human Rights Council Refuses To Endorse Section Supporting Right To Safe Abortion In Resolution Condemning Abuse, Discrimination Of Women

Agence France-Presse: U.S. balks at ‘abortion’ mention in U.N. call to fight abuse of women “The U.N. Human Rights Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday condemning abuse and discrimination of women, but Washington refused to back one paragraph mentioning access to safe abortions. The strongly worded resolution, tabled by Canada,…

Senate Subcommittee Hearing Focuses On Future Of NIH, Fogarty International Center

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: “The impact of Fogarty training has been extraordinary, and we really need to continue” Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations subcommittee hearing focused on the Trump administration’s proposal to cut funding and make changes to…

CSIS Podcast Features Episodes Discussing Links Between Climate Change, Infectious Diseases; U.S. Military’s Engagement In Global Health

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take as Directed”: Global Health Security and Climate Change Steve Morrison, senior vice president at CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, speaks with Ron Klain, general counsel of Revolution LLC and White House Ebola response coordinator from fall 2014 to…

CDC MMWR Summarizes Polio Type 2 Containment Efforts Globally

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Containment of Poliovirus Type 2 — Worldwide, 2017 In a recently released MMWR report, Nicoletta Previsani of the WHO and colleagues from the WHO and CDC summarize “the progress toward implementation of the World Health Organization Global Action Plan for containment (GAPIII),…

Devex Publishes Last Article In Series Examining How Mexico City Policy Will Impact Family Planning, Reproductive Health Activities Of Colombia’s Profamilia

Devex: A Trump-induced competition for women’s health funding in Colombia “…Complying with U.S. President Donald Trump’s reinstated ‘global gag rule’ in January, then, was never an option for Profamilia, Colombia’s biggest nongovernmental family planning services and safe abortion provider. … For Profamilia, which serves 600,000 people a year, this translates…

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