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Wellcome Director Highlights 5 Areas To Consider At WHA 2019

Wellcome: 5 matters of urgency for the World Health Assembly 2019 Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome, discusses five global health topic areas to consider at the World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting, including antimicrobial drug resistance, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ebola epidemic, universal health coverage, and the global burden…

Diagnostics Are ‘Key Component’ For Achieving Universal Health Coverage

STAT: Diagnostics are essential for universal health coverage to succeed Madhukar Pai, Canada research chair in epidemiology and global health at McGill University, director of McGill’s Global Health Programs, and director of the McGill International TB Centre; Catharina Boehme, chief executive officer at the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND);…

Ensuring Quality Control Of Drugs Critical To Malaria Elimination Efforts

SciDev.Net: Eliminating malaria demands quality drugs Sivong Sengaloundeth, former deputy director of the Food and Drug Department in Lao PDR and champion of the Meds We Can Trust Campaign “…[The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is] coming to grips with a growing challenge to [eliminating malaria]: drug-resistant malaria. … Resistance to…

HHS Secretary Alex Azar Participates In Bilateral Meetings With Health Ministers, Attends G7 Health Ministerial Meeting In Paris

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Secretary Azar Attends G7 Health Ministerial Meeting and Participates in Bilateral Meetings This press release discusses HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s participation in bilateral meetings with health ministers during the G7 Health Ministerial Meeting in Paris and highlights his discussions on vaccines, global health…

WHO Launches Online Resource To Guide R&D Of Health Products Addressing Global Health Issues

World Health Organization: Smarter research & development to tackle global health priorities “Today, WHO’s new Science Division launched an online resource to guide the development of new health products for which there are limited markets or incentives for research and development. An essential tool for realizing universal health coverage, the…