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Expert Discusses Role Of Venture Capital In Achieving Global Health Goals

World Economic Forum: How venture capital can transform global health Nina Rawal, founder and managing director of Emerging Health Ventures, discusses the financing needs to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of venture capital. Rawal concludes, “The venture capital model is far from perfect and is not proposed…

Gates Foundation, China Sign MoU For Cooperation On TB Prevention, Control Efforts

Xinhua: China, Gates Foundation sign MoU on tuberculosis prevention, control “China’s National Health Commission (NHC) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the prevention and control of tuberculosis. Aiming to promote new tools, technologies, and strategies to counter the epidemic, the…

Donors Pledge $2.6B Toward Polio Eradication Efforts At Conference In Abu Dhabi

Reuters: Donors pledge $2.6 billion for ‘last mile’ of polio eradication “Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $2.6 billion on Tuesday to help fund a worldwide polio eradication plan that has taken decades to reach what global health specialists say is now the ‘last mile.’ The funding — almost of half…

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AFP: First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain (11/8). Associated Press: WFP chief vows more ‘aggressive’ action on sexual harassment (Michael, 11/12). Devex: Q&A: Monique Barbut gives the view from the Wise Persons Group (Chadwick, 11/12). Devex: Beyond recognition: Certifying quality maternal care in India (Espinosa, 11/11).…

Gates Foundation Blog Post, New Video Examine History Of Malaria Control Efforts, More Recent Efforts To Accelerate Progress

Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: How do you solve a problem like malaria? Mark Honigsbaum, author, medical historian, and lecturer, discusses the history of malaria control efforts around the world, including the organizations, programs, and funding mechanisms developed in recent decades to accelerate efforts. The blog post also introduces a new…

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Al Jazeera: Nigeria urged to ban chaining people with mental health issues (11/11). Borgen Magazine: Bill Gates on Decreasing Global Poverty (Dobson, 11/9). Deutsche Welle: Drug addiction in Russia: Draconian laws instead of help (Kauschanski, 11/11). Devex: A remote Congolese island offers a test case for improving the country’s health…