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Kaiser Family Foundation Web Briefing Examines SDGs’ Implications For Global Health Policy

Kaiser Family Foundation: Web Briefing for Media: What Do The Sustainable Development Goals Mean for Global Health? This archived webcast features a September 9 briefing for journalists held by the Kaiser Family Foundation to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) implications for global health policy. Tony Pipa, U.S. special coordinator…

Potential Success Of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Could Quickly End Future Outbreaks, Associated Fear

Politico: How to Eradicate Political Panic Joanne Kenen, Politico’s health care editor “…The [experimental Ebola] vaccine, if successful, would be distinctive, since it wouldn’t require global vaccination programs, as have efforts to eradicate diseases like polio. Instead, the trial vaccines rely on what’s known as the ‘ring method,’ creating a circle…

White House Should Take Stand Against Uganda’s NGO Bill To Protect Civil Society Groups

Washington Post: Uganda should scrap its repressive NGO bill Editorial Board “…[Recently,] Uganda introduced the NGO Bill of 2015 … [which] requires that organizations ‘not engage in any activity which is … contrary to the dignity of the people of Uganda.’ Such vague language gives the government wide berth to…

Washington Times Examines Efforts To Test Experimental Ebola Vaccines In West Africa

Washington Times: Ebola vaccine studies progress as marketing quells suspicions of modern medicine “Ebola had just killed thousands of people in Liberia, and the U.S.-backed pitch to sign locals up for a vaccine trial must have seemed like a tough sell: Take part of the very virus that had devastated…

Innovative Financing Required To Reduce Preventable Child Deaths

Devex: Development impact bonds could be part of the solution to financing child survival Andrew Wainer, director of policy research for Save the Children “…This summer, the U.S. Senate took an initial step toward tapping into new development funding through the introduction of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act…

Kerry Reiterates U.S. Commitment To AIDS-Free Generation At State Department Reception

Washington Blade: Kerry: U.S. ‘working towards’ AIDS-free generation “Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday during a diplomatic reception at the State Department reiterated the Obama administration’s call for a so-called AIDS-free generation. … U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah Birx, who oversees the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and…

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