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WHO, IARC Release Reports On Cancer Prevention, Research To Recognize World Cancer Day

U.N. News: Tackle ‘unacceptable inequalities’ in cancer care, saving up to seven million lives, WHO urges “Global cancer rates could rise by 60 percent over the next 20 years unless cancer care is ramped up in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Less than 15…

More News In Global Health

ABC News: Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo (Winsor, 2/3). AP: As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk (Webber, 1/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s global strategy to tackle health misinformation (Ravelo, 2/4). Devex: How South Africa is spearheading efforts to tackle MDR TB (February 2020).…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Response To Coronavirus Outbreak

Health Affairs: What Questions Should Global Health Policy Makers Be Asking About The Novel Coronavirus? Lawrence O. Gostin, O’Neill Professor of Global Health Law and director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University “…The world needs to be prepared for the…

More Opinions In Global Health

The Conversation: What needs to happen for better cancer prevention and control in Kenya Gershim Asiki, research scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center (2/3). The Conversation: Nigeria and disease outbreaks. Better prepared, but still weak spots Folasade Ogunsola, professor of clinical microbiology at the University of Lagos…

GHTC Releases Fact Sheet Series On Role Of R&D Across Diseases, Health Issues

Global Health Technologies Coalition: Fact sheet series: R&D across health area “This fact sheet series examines the role of research and development (R&D) in driving progress across different neglected diseases and health areas. Each fact sheet provides an overview of R&D for a specific disease or health area, including examples…

Media Outlets Highlight Efforts To Treat Novel Coronavirus, Research Vaccines, Medicines

AP: Built in 10 days, China’s virus hospital takes 1st patients (McDonald, 2/3). BBC: Coronavirus: U.K. donates £20m to speed up vaccine (2/2). Daily Mail: Britain’s £20 million cash injection for Coronavirus vaccine: Inoculation could be ready to test on patients in just four months amid global push by scientists…