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African Leaders Review Index To Help Monitor NTD Treatment, Progress

SciDevNet: Index adopted to track NTD treatment in Africa “African leaders have adopted a new index that helps track progress in mass treatment of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Five NTDs — lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminths, and trachoma — were added to African heads of states’…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: West African nation of Guinea reports Lassa fever death (Larson/Diallo, 2/8). Devex: Aid to Yemen blocked by banks, suffocating local organizations, report finds (Anders, 2/9). Global Health NOW: An Open Pharma Approach Targets a Terrible Disease (Simpson, 2/8). The Lancet: National Health Protection Scheme revealed in India (Chatterjee,…

FT Health Highlights 3 Reports On AMR, Features Interview With Head Of Novartis Foundation On New Global Partnership For Zero Leprosy

FT Health: New benchmarks in superbug struggle The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter highlights three recently released reports on antimicrobial resistance. The newsletter also features an interview with Ann Aerts, head of the Novartis Foundation, who discusses the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, as well…

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The Australian: Bill Gates asks for Australia’s help in ridding Asia of malaria (Stewart, 1/23). BBC News: The president who made people take his bogus HIV cure (1/22). News Deeply Women And Girls: In Northern Uganda, Male Mentors Spread the Word on Family Planning (Santoshini, 1/22). New York Times: Killing…

Opinion Piece Recounts 18 Successes In Global Health In 2017

Project Syndicate: A Year of Successes in Global Health Melvin Sanicas, regional medical expert at Sanofi Pasteur — Asia, Japan, and the Pacific “…[P]erhaps the most significant achievements of the last 12 months were in global health. I count 18 unique successes in 2017, many of which will help sow…

Guinea Worm Disease Close To Eradication, Carter Center Report Shows

Associated Press: World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease “A new report says the world is moving closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease … The U.S.-based Carter Center, which leads the eradication campaign, says just 30 cases were reported last year in isolated areas of Ethiopia and Chad. All…

HuffPost Examines Intersection Of Poverty, Neglected Tropical Diseases

HuffPost: Why The World Ignores Diseases Of Poverty “More than one billion people worldwide are infected with diseases of poverty. These conditions disproportionately afflict the world’s poorest, either in the developing world, or in developed countries with extreme inequality. … Because they’re not big killers, these diseases don’t attract a…

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