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Associated Press: More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak (6/18). BBC News: Low-income African countries ‘pay 30 times more’ for drugs (6/18). Devex: Q&A: Peter Sands on what it takes to create effective health systems (Lieberman, 6/18). Global Health NOW: Mercy Masoo, Leading the Way in WASH…

Gates Foundation Expert Discusses Ways To End Cholera Globally

World Economic Forum: How we can defeat cholera for good Anita Zaidi, director of vaccine development, surveillance, and enteric and diarrheal diseases programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the efforts of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to address cholera…

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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates record $180M grant to Emory (Mandel, 6/6). The BMJ: Maternity services: women want respect and dignity above all else, finds global survey (Kmietowicz, 6/7). Devex: How to address the midwife challenges threatening maternal care (Root, 6/7). Devex:¬†How to better integrate gender…

New Lancet Series Discusses How Gender Inequality, Social Norms Impact Health

Stanford Medicine’s “Scope”: Gender inequality and rigid norms linked with poor health, global research shows Erin Digitale, pediatrics writer at Stanford Medicine’s Office of Communication and Public Affairs, highlights a new series of papers published in The Lancet that discuss the impact of gender inequalities and norms on health, including…

Significant But Worthy Investment Needed To End TB Globally

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A good price to pay: An $8 billion investment could cure tuberculosis by 2045 Editorial Board “Tuberculosis … could be eradicated by 2045. But achieving this reality … will require a significant investment — $2 billion per year for the next four years, to be exact. This estimate…

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Devex: Health worker attacks are up, but numbers might not tell the full story (Lieberman, 5/21). Global Health NOW: Start Local to Stop Air Pollution (5/19). Global Press Journal: Unclear Abortion Laws in Uganda Leave Women Who Are Raped Unsure of Options (Segawa, 5/19). Global Press Journal: In Zambia, Rumors…

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Devex: Investment into vision care could stem major economic losses (Root, 5/7). Devex: Q&A: NGO director stresses need to rebuild a more resilient Mozambique (Root, 5/7). Devex: South Sudan aid sector ‘infected’ with bribery, local NGOs say (Mednick, 5/6). Inter Press Service: West Africa’s Fine Line Between Cultural Norms and…

Bill Gates Discusses Role, Efforts Of ‘Virus Hunters’

Gates Notes: Meet the virus hunters Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the role of “virus hunters,” scientists and researchers who “find out where a mystery pathogen came from, how it’s transmitted, and how to stop it.” In particular, Gates discusses the work of Peter…