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Health Systems Must Provide Quality Care Through All Stages Of Life To Achieve SDG 3

EURACTIV: In run-up to 2030, we’ll need all hands on deck to meet global health goals Harald Nusser, head of Novartis Social Business “…[O]f the estimated $270 billion annually projected to be needed from U.N. members and private partners for achieving the SDGs, up to 75 percent would, according to…

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WHO Board, WHA Should Consider U.N. High-Level Panel’s Recommendations For Improved Access To Medicines To Make Concrete Suggestions For Action

Medium/UHC Coalition: Heading off Global Action on Access to Medicines in 2018 Jorge Bermudez, vice president of health production and innovation at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation at Brazil’s Ministry of Health and member of the U.N. Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines; and Viroj Tangcharoensathien, senior adviser to the…

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Costa Rica’s Primary Health Care Approach Can Serve As Model For Countries Pursuing Universal Health Coverage

Project Syndicate: What Happens When Primary Health Care Is Universal? Asaf Bitton, director of primary health care at Ariadne Labs, a joint center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and Madeline Pesec, primary health care researcher at Ariadne Labs “…Costa Rica,…

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Public-Private Partnerships ‘Not Magic Bullets’ To Reaching Health-Related SDGs

Inter Press Service: PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments Anis Chowdhury, former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney and former senior U.N. official; and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, former U.N. assistant secretary general for economic development “…Health care PPPs in low- and middle-income countries have raised concerns…

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Podcast Addresses Relationship Between Gender Equality, Economic Development

Project Syndicate: CFR’s Rachel Vogelstein on the Economic Case for Gender Equality This podcast features an interview with Rachel Vogelstein, Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director of the women and foreign policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations, who discusses the relationship between gender equality and economic development (1/16).

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New Publication Malnutrition Deeply Begins By Examining Prioritization Of SDG Nutrition Targets

Malnutrition Deeply: Ranking Nutrition on the Global To-Do List “…Progress on the several nutrition targets has stalled or is actually going in the wrong direction. Worried their efforts to get these targets back on track might be derailed, experts are pushing back and explaining why nutrition should be prioritized within…

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Blog Post Summarizes Data On Sub-Saharan Africa’s Progress Toward UHC

Brookings Institution: Figures of the week: Monitoring sub-Saharan Africa’s progress toward universal health care coverage Amy Copley, research analyst and project coordinator for the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, examines data from a recent joint World Bank and WHO report, “Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report,”…

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News Outlets Make Predictions About Big Global Health Issues In 2018, From Polio Eradication Efforts To USAID, WHO Operations

Devex: USAID’s business forecast provides insights for the year ahead “…A total of 205 business opportunities with USAID are forecasted for the year ahead. The business opportunities range in value from $150,000 to $2.5 billion and provide opportunities for businesses to partner with USAID in delivering solutions for job development,…

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Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Importance Of Public Health, Financial Management, Reaching UHC

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: An enduring reminder of the importance of public health Editorial Board “…Without proactive measures in place, however thoroughly the international community prepares for pandemics, the response will inevitably be reactive and, hence, prone to delays that will result in some degree of morbidity and mortality that…

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Female-Dominated Health Sector Must Push Male Leaders To Achieve Gender Equality

Foreign Policy: The Crime of Gender Inequality in Global Health Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize winning science writer “…Public health is the perfect example, both of this imbalance in power in a female-majority field and of the impact that inequity has on the activities and products produced by the profession. The…

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