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Bloomberg Technology: Gates Sees Vaccine Technology Promise as Drug Resistance Rises (Patton, 4/18). Devex: Q&A: Gates experts on how to beat malaria with data (Cheney, 4/20). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: North Korea and the Global Fund (Burki, May 2018). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Neglected tropical diseases: securing sustainability (Sansom, May…

Medicines Patent Pool Announces Appointment Of Charles Gore As New Executive Director

Medicines Patent Pool: The Medicines Patent Pool Governance Board Appoints Charles Gore As New MPP Executive Director “The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) Governance Board today announced the appointment of Charles Gore, founder and former president of the World Hepatitis Alliance, as new MPP executive director. … Mr. Gore brings to…

Harvard Fellow Discusses Role Of Innovation In Expanding Primary Health Care, Achieving UHC

PLOS Blog’s “Global Health”: Innovative thinking is key to realizing UHC Junaid Nabi, global health policy researcher and fellow in bioethics at Harvard Medical School, discusses the role and importance of exploring innovative technologies to expand primary health care services and achieve universal health coverage and other health-related Sustainable Development…

7 Years Of War Destroy Syria’s Health System, Create Public Health Disaster

Wall Street Journal: After the Gas and Bombs: The Health Crisis That’s Killing Syria “This country’s seven-year war is fueling a parallel disaster: a crippling public-health catastrophe. Some 400,000 Syrians have died from bullets, bombs, or torture, including alleged recent gas attacks. More may have died as a result of…

3 Areas Related To Menstrual Needs Of Women, Girls Globally Need Attention

Project Syndicate: Demystifying Menstruation Catherine Dolan, reader in anthropology at SOAS University of London; Julie Hennegan, postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Gabby Edlin, CEO and founder of Bloody Good Period “…Menstrual hygiene is essential to a woman’s health, education, mobility, and security, and…

HRW Post Discusses Abortion Rules In Chile

Human Rights Watch: A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile In an opinion piece originally published in La Tercera, José Miguel Vivanco, executive director of the Americas Division at HRW, discusses Chile’s revised abortion rules. Vivanco writes, “The Chilean government should review and amend the rules to ensure that…

Syrian Government Routinely Removes Medical Supplies From Humanitarian Aid Convoys

NPR: Syria Systematically Harasses Medical Aid Convoys “Amid suspected chemical attacks and shelling, medics treating nearly any injury in a conflict zone in Syria need supplies like anesthetics, IV catheters, syringes, and sterile surgical gloves. These items are routinely included in humanitarian aid shipments. But in February, they were among…

Analysis Examines Global Fund’s Suspension Of Grants To North Korea

Washington Post: North Korea has a big tuberculosis problem. It’s about to get worse. Jeremy Youde, student in global health and international relations at the Australian National University “A Bloomberg News report this week warned of the threat of North Korea’s ‘other weapon’ — tuberculosis. In February, the Global Fund…

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