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BBC: Life after Ebola (Cunningham, 2/19). Devex: UN to development community: Think urban for the SDGs (Scruggs, 2/16). The Lancet: Yemeni health under relentless pressure (Devi, 2/17). The Lancet: End of a cholera epidemic in South Sudan declared (Burki, 2/17). New York Times: Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria (McNeil, 2/16).…

Opinion Piece Explores FDA’s Priority Review Voucher Program For NTD Medicines

Financial Times: Getting medicines to the people who need them Jeffrey Moe, professor of the Practice of Global Health at Duke University, and Kamran Rafiq, founder and communications director for the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases “A decade ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration introduced a ‘priority review…

Studies Examine Impact Of Future Disease Outbreaks On U.S. Economy

CIDRAP News: Studies: Next major outbreak could bring high U.S. job loss “The next large-scale infectious disease outbreak would not just be a public health crisis but also an economic crisis for the United States, in the shape of jobs lost and a draining of the export economy — even…

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AP/Boston Globe: Nigeria reports 450 suspected cases of Lassa fever; 37 dead (2/14). U.N. News: Some four million Iraqi children in need says UNICEF, ahead of investment conference in Kuwait (2/12). U.N. News: UN agency sets ambitious target to reduce hunger and poverty for millions worldwide (2/13). Wall Street Journal:…

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Newsweek: People Are Beating Monkeys To Death In Brazil Amid Panic Over Yellow Fever (Dovey, 2/12). Xinhua: Charity warns malnutrition threatens 4.7 mln children in East Africa (2/12).

Wired Examines Potential Of, Challenges To Eradicating Measles

Wired: The Shadow Crusade to End Measles “…Defeating measles has long been a cherished dream in global health. … Opposing camps within public health argue either that the time is now, to piggyback on top of current campaigns, or after polio is gone, because we can only fund and focus…

Former Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Receives $5M Ibrahim Prize For Leadership

The Guardian: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf awarded $5m Ibrahim African leadership prize “A coveted $5m prize for leadership in Africa has been won by the former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The continent’s first-ever female head of state becomes only the fifth winner of the annual Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in…

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