Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Global Health Conferences and Meetings

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

‘Science Speaks’ Highlights 2018 International AIDS Conference Affirmation Statement

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: An affirmation on the way to AIDS 2018: Much has changed, not enough, and some for the worse Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights the affirmation statement of the 2018 International AIDS Conference, “The Amsterdam Affirmation: People, Politics, Power,” released on Tuesday ahead…

UNAIDS Event Highlights Role Of Business In AIDS Response

UNAIDS: Ending AIDS is everyone’s business This update summarizes comments made at a UNAIDS event held on July 16 during the ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York. The update states, “Business leaders have met to explore how more and better action by business…

More News In Global Health

Los Angeles Times: Health emergency declared in northern Brazil after measles outbreak (Langlois, 7/16). New York Times: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds (McNeil, 7/16). Reuters: Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa (Kelland, 7/16). Science: ‘Frightening’ drug-resistant strain of typhoid spreads in Pakistan…

Governments Must Commit More Funding To Provide Clean Water, Sanitation, WaterAid Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns “Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on health, an international development…

U.N. Report, High-Level Forum Examine Cities’ Efforts To Reach Development Goals

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Lack of data, definitions dent global drive to strengthen cities — U.N. “A global drive to make cities safer and more resilient to disasters is being hampered as many countries are unable to gather local data, monitor progress, or even clearly define ‘city’ and ‘urban,’ a United…

Media Outlets Continue Coverage Of WHA Breastfeeding Resolution, Mention Upcoming Meeting On Infant Formula Regulations

The Atlantic: The Epic Battle Between Breast Milk and Infant-Formula Companies “…This latest tussle in Geneva follows a decades-long battle by infant-formula makers to promote themselves as essentially on par with breast milk. And while health experts instead say ‘breast is best,’ as this incident shows, policymakers aren’t always willing…

More News In Global Health

ABC/Radio National: The fight to eradicate malaria, from the first Malaria World Congress (Swan/Smith, 7/9). ABC: Samoa recalls vaccines, orders full investigation after two baby deaths (Graue/Walsh, 7/10). New York Times: ‘I Couldn’t Tell Anyone’: Women Around the World Reveal Intimate Stories of Abortion (Sedgwick, 7/9). New York Times: Amid…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.