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CBS: These were the most underreported humanitarian crises in 2019, according to a new report (Ott, 1/28). Health24: Deadly Marburg virus pops up in West-Africa for the first time — shouldn’t we be taking more notice? (Wilke, 1/29). Homeland Preparedness News: New reports show weak pipeline for antibiotics against drug-resistant…

Friends Of The Global Fight Releases U.S. Investment Case For Global Fund

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: A Smart, Lifesaving U.S. Investment in 2020 This graphic provides an overview of the U.S. investment case for the Global Fund, highlighting global progress against AIDS, TB, and malaria; the Global…

NIH Begins First Human Testing Of Monoclonal Antibody To Prevent Malaria

NIH: First human trial of monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria opens “A Phase 1 clinical trial testing the safety and effectiveness of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) against malaria has begun enrolling healthy adult volunteers at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The trial, sponsored by NIH’s…

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Borgen Magazine: The Top 4 Diseases of Poverty Worldwide (Rasmussen, 1/27). Globe and Mail: Canadian researchers in Nairobi say fight against HIV/AIDS is still uphill battle, despite 40 years of medical advances (Leung, 1/27). New Times: Rwanda deploys drones to eliminate malaria mosquitoes (Bishumba, 1/28). Scientific American: Scientists Solve a…

3 African Countries Begin Pilot Program Using Malaria Vaccine Among Infants

AP: 3 African countries trying out 1st malaria vaccine in babies “…The southern African nation [of Malawi] is rolling out the shots in an unusual pilot program along with Kenya and Ghana. Unlike established vaccines that offer near-complete protection, this new one is only about 40% effective. But experts say…

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AFP: Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio (1/16). AP: U.N. report lays out agonies faced by Syrian children amid war (Keaten, 1/16). BBC News: HIV infections among gay and bi men fall by 73% in U.K. (Haigh, 1/16). Borgen Magazine: Measles Outbreak in the DRC: Treatment and…

Global Fund Announces Highest-Ever Funding Allocations, Reviews Top Stories Of 2019

Global Fund: Highest-Ever Funding Allocations Announced to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria “Following a record-breaking Replenishment in October 2019, the Global Fund [Wednesday] announced its largest-ever funding allocations for eligible countries to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and build systems for health over the next three years. The allocations include…

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ABC: Researchers find way to block spread of deadly malaria parasite (Macdonald, 12/18). Borgen Magazine: Global Health Partnerships in Kenya (Kiessling, 12/18). CIDRAP News: Yellow fever outbreak intensifies in Nigeria (Schnirring, 12/17). Devex: Q&A: Funding imbalance threatens Yemen’s recovery, UNDP expert says (Welsh, 12/18). Miami Herald: Can this scent lure…

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CIDRAP News: Samoa extends measles emergency (Schnirring, 12/16). Devex: Q&A: Local leadership is ‘only hope’ for SDGs, says mayor of Sierra Leone’s capital (Cheney, 12/17). The Independent: Gabon becomes 70th country to make gay sex illegal (Savage, 12/14). Infection Control Today: Quick Hit: A Conversation With Anthony Fauci, MD: What…

Blog Post Reviews Global Health Innovation Stories Of 2019

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs Blog”: A year in review: The global health innovation stories that shaped 2019 GHTC Senior Communications Lead Marissa Chmiola, GHTC Senior Program Assistant Ansley Kahn, and GHTC Policy and Advocacy Associate Julien Rashid write, “Two thousand nineteen was a tumultuous year for the global health…