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NPR Reports On Price Differences For Medications To Treat NTDs Globally, In U.S.

NPR: Why A Pill That’s 4 Cents In Tanzania Costs Up To $400 In The U.S. “…Drugs for diseases of the developing world, in particular what are known as ‘neglected tropical diseases’ like hookworm and leishmaniasis, are enormously more expensive in the United States than in the developing world. ‘There…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse/FOX Business: Sanofi Urges Philippines to Lift Dengue Vaccine Suspension (12/11). Reuters: Philippine senator criticizes “reckless disregard” in dengue vaccine program (Lema, 12/11). The Guardian: The billionth treatment for river blindness — photo essay (Robertson, 12/12). New York Times: They Fled Boko Haram, Only to Be Raped by Nigeria’s…

Sanofi Executive Discusses Importance Of Collaborative Partnerships To Addressing Global Health Challenges

Global Health Hub: Are partnerships the key to making critical progress in Global Health? Martin Bernhardt, head of global public affairs for Sanofi’s Global Business Unit “General Medicines & Emerging Markets,” discusses the role of partnerships in addressing global health challenges. Bernhardt writes, “More than ever before, governments, industry, civil…

MMWR Article Outlines Progress Toward Global Eradication Of Dracunculiasis

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis, January 2016-June 2017 This article provides a summary of efforts to eradicate dracunculiasis, including prevention methods and surveillance data. Individual reports for Chad, Ethiopia, Mali, and South Sudan outline progress in each country (Hopkins et al., 12/8).

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: Syria’s besieged areas await winter with trepidation (11/30). Associated Press: Pope demands ‘decisive measures’ to resolve Rohingya exodus (Winfield, 11/30). The Economist: After years of success, progress against malaria is slowing (11/30). Xinhua News: Kenya, U.N. seek to eradicate Guinea worm (11/30). Xinhua News: U.N. trains Somali health…

New Reaching The Last Mile Fund Aims To Eliminate River Blindness, Lymphatic Filariasis

Inside Philanthropy: The Deep-Pocketed Donors Behind the Latest Push Against Neglected Tropical Diseases “…The most recent offensive by private funders on this front seeks to raise $100 million through a collective launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander…

Frontline Health Workers Recognized For Efforts To Eradicate Guinea Worm

Devex: Frontline workers push Guinea worm disease to the brink of eradication “…Last week, [Dr. Adamu Keana Sallau of the Carter Center’s Northern Nigeria office] was among half a dozen other frontline health workers honored for their roles in pushing Guinea worm to the brink of eradication through the inaugural…

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