Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

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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…

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AP: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities (McGuirk, 1/15). Devex: Leprosy lives on in Nigeria, 20 years after its ‘elimination’ as a public health problem (Unah, 1/15). DW: Using smartphone tech to improve maternal health in Uganda (Yiga, 1/14). Forbes: Children Are Disappearing In Bangladesh (Ferguson, 1/14). Global…

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The BMJ: WHO retracts opioid guidelines after accepting that industry had an influence (Dyer, 1/10). Borgen Magazine: Empowering Women in Kenya with Reusable Pads (Kiessling, 1/11). Borgen Magazine: Why World Hunger is Still a Problem? (Wanyonyi, 1/10). Devex: As OPIC shuts its doors, former leaders reflect (Saldinger, 1/13). Devex: Q&A:…

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AP: U.N. to vote Friday on new Syria cross-border aid resolution (Lederer, 1/10). CIDRAP News: WHO: Flu on the rise in Northern Hemisphere (Soucheray, 1/9). The Economist: A rare outbreak of polio reflects the Philippines’ poor health care (1/11). The Guardian: ‘They don’t help’: refugees condemn U.N. over failures that…

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CIDRAP News: New study shows Zika’s long arm in children (Soucheray, 1/6). MedPage Today: Zika-Exposed ‘Normal’ Infants May Do Worse as Time Goes On (Walker, 1/6). Devex: Former PATH CEO cautions against creating new global health silos (Kumar, 1/8). New Humanitarian: Reporter’s Diary: Hazardous handshakes and other indignities in the…

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ABC: Pacific nations Vanuatu and PNG pledge aid for Australia’s bushfires (Ewart/Handley, 1/6). AP: Indonesia’s flooded capital disinfected to fend off disease (Karmini, 1/5). Borgen Magazine: Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims (Stephens, 1/6). Christian Science Monitor: Congo Ebola crisis: To fight disease, an anthropologist heals distrust (Brown, 1/3). Dawn: Polio cases…

GHTC Director Issues Statement On Congressional Passage Of End NTDs Act

GHTC: Federal Spending Package Includes Bill to Boost Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases In a statement, Jamie Bay Nishi, director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition, discusses the passage of the End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act, which was included in H.R. 1865, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, passed by…

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…

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Al Jazeera: Rwanda’s front line health supporters (Santoshini, 12/12). The Economist: Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness (12/14). ET HealthWorld: On Universal Health Coverage Day, India pledges to keep the promise (12/12). Forbes: For Haiti, Victory Is in Sight in Fight Against Cholera (Buechner, 12/12). Homeland Preparedness…