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‘Science Speaks’ Continues Coverage Of Global Health Security Conference

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Global Health Security 2019: Panel highlights communities’ value in global health security Rabita Aziz, senior global health policy specialist at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, who covered the Global Health Security conference in Sydney, Australia, which took place from June 18-20, highlights remarks from a panel…

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Bloomberg: India’s Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak (Pradhan/Kumaresan, 6/21). Bloomberg: The Lipstick That Raised $500 Million to Fight AIDS (Bhasin, 6/21). Deutsche Welle: Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children (Janjua, 6/21). Devex: WHO leaders on epidemic preparedness, organization diversity, sustainable funding (Cornish, 6/24). Financial Review:…

More Than 1,500 Dead In DRC Ebola Outbreak, Health Officials Say

Medical Xpress: Ebola death toll breaks 1,500 mark in DRC “More than 1,500 people have died in a nearly 10-month-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday. As of Sunday, 1,506 people have died out of 2,239 recorded cases, it said…” (6/24). Additional…

‘Science Speaks’ Continues Coverage Of Global Health Security Conference

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Global Health Security 2019: Pharmacists play key role in reducing antimicrobial resistance in countries with limited health resources Rabita Aziz, senior global health policy specialist at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, who is covering the Global Health Security conference in Sydney, Australia, which took place from…

Global Dispatches Podcast Discusses International Response To Ebola Outbreak In DRC

U.N. Dispatch’s “Global Dispatches Podcast”: How the World is Responding to the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Mark Leon Goldberg, editor of U.N. Dispatch and host of the Global Dispatches Podcast, speaks with Ambassador John Lange, senior fellow for global health diplomacy at the United Nations…

U.S., Global Community Must Do More To Address Ebola In DRC

New York Times: Time Is Running Out to Stop an Ebola Epidemic Editorial Board “Ebola is ravaging the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a country riven by violent conflict and neglected for decades by the international community. The World Health Organization has less than half of the $98 million it…

WHO Launches $1M Emergency Response To HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan

New Humanitarian: U.N. launches emergency response to contain Pakistan HIV epidemic “The discovery of an HIV outbreak among hundreds of children in Pakistan has spurred an international response and put a spotlight on health care and treatment practices in a country already facing a fast-rising epidemic. This month, the World…

Insecurity In DRC Hindering Responses To Measles, Ebola Outbreaks

Reuters: Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak “Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people [than] Ebola this year. At…