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Al Jazeera: Can the world afford universal health care? (11/2). Borgen Magazine: The End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act (Gordon, 11/1). Devex: Q&A: James Love on the biggest challenges in the fight for affordable drugs (Green, 11/4). Devex: 5 myths drowning out progress on WASH (Root, 11/4). DW: Philippines struggling to…

New Website Provides Scores For Nations’ Disease Outbreak Preparedness

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Site provides global view of outbreak preparedness Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights the recently launchedĀ PreventEpidemics.org, a website created by Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, that uses data from the WHO-developed Joint External Evaluations to score nations on disease…

German Chancellor Merkel, WHO DG Tedros, Global Fund Chief Sands Speak At World Health Summit On Global Health Security, Data Procurement

The Guardian: Merkel calls for international unity in the face of global health threats “Angela Merkel has urged countries to work together in the fight against global health threats, warning that disease and epidemics are security risks that do not respect national borders. Addressing international health experts in Berlin [at…

Environmental Surveillance Key To Eradicating Polio, Preventing Outbreaks Of Other Infectious Diseases

The Conversation: Sewage surveillance is the next frontier in the fight against polio Marisa Eisenberg, associate professor of complex systems, epidemiology, and mathematics; Andrew Brouwer, research investigator in epidemiology; and Joseph Eisenberg, professor and chair of epidemiology, all at the University of Michigan “…Epidemiologists typically detect polio transmission based on…