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USAID Presents 5 Highlights Of U.S. Participation At U.N. General Assembly

USAID/Medium: Five Highlights From USAID at the U.N. General Assembly This article summarizes five highlights from U.S. participation in last week’s United Nations General Assembly, including “1. The President’s First Speech at the U.N. … 2. Funding Announcement: U.S. Provides More Aid for Famine Relief … 3. Funding Announcement: U.S.…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash includes an article and video on efforts to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong region, as well as a country impact report on Morocco (9/27).

NYT Summarizes Major Global Health-Related Announcements From Global Goals Week

New York Times: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, HIV, and Malaria “Infant and maternal tetanus was officially eliminated from the Americas this year, the Pan American Health Organization announced on Thursday. … Also [last] week, the President’s Malaria Initiative said it would expand its work to new countries…

Highly Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreading In Southeast Asia, Researchers Report

Associated Press: Superbug’s spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control “Vietnam’s main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country from western Cambodia, scientists said Thursday…” (9/21). BBC News: Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in…

As Temperatures Rise In Africa, More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Thrive In New Places, Researchers Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Feature — Move over malaria: Mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa “…The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads debilitating and potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, thrives in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin, known as Anopheles, say researchers at Stanford University.…

PMI Launches 4 New Country Programs, Expands 1 Existing Program In Africa

President’s Malaria Initiative: PMI Launches and Expands in West and Central Africa “The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger,…

Upcoming Event Highlights 9 New Articles On Impact Of Malaria Control Interventions, New Evaluation Methods

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Rigorous Evidence Shows U.S. Global Health Efforts Work. Come Hear About it at CGD! Amanda Glassman, chief operating officer, senior fellow, and Board secretary, Sebastian Bauhoff, research fellow, and Roxanne Oroxom, research associate, all at CGD, discuss an upcoming event co-hosted by…

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