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CSIS Commission On Strengthening America’s Health Security Proposes U.S. Doctrine For Global Health Security, Discusses DRC Ebola Outbreak

CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security: Commission Co-Chair Statement on the 3rd Meeting of Commission Members “Following the third meeting of the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, Commission Co-Chairs Kelly Ayotte[, former Republican senator representing New Hampshire from 2011-2017,] and Julie Gerberding[, executive vice president and chief…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

Opinion Piece Discusses Potential Evolution Of Ebola Virus

New Yorker: Is Ebola Evolving Into a More Deadly Virus? Richard Preston, author “This July, the World Health Organization declared that an outbreak of Ebola in the provinces of Ituri and North-Kivu, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was a ‘public health emergency of international concern.’ This particular…

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…

Impact Of DRC Ebola Outbreak On Children Worsening; Rwanda, DRC Work To Prevent Disease Crossing Border; DRC Doctors Arrested Over Murder Of WHO Epidemiologist

Agence France-Presse: DRC medics arrested over murder of WHO Ebola doctor “Three Congolese medics have been detained over the murder of a World Health Organization (WHO) doctor who was fighting an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, a military prosecutor said on Wednesday. Cameroonian doctor Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Ebola Outbreak, Response In DRC

The Conversation: The Uganda vaccine trial: how African researchers are tackling Ebola Yap Boum, professor in the faculty of Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology “…Last week researchers from Epicentre, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, and the London School of Tropical Medicine and…

Media Sources Continue Coverage Of Philippines’ National Dengue Epidemic Declaration

Fox News: Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 (Dedaj, 8/6). The Guardian: Philippines declares epidemic after dengue fever kills more than 600 (Ellis-Peterson, 8/7). The Hill: Philippines declares epidemic after more than 600 die from dengue fever (Pitofsky, 8/6). USA TODAY: After over 600 deaths,…