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Continued U.S. Support For PEPFAR, New Partnerships Vital To Help Treat, Prevent Cervical Cancer Among Women Living With HIV, Opinion Piece Says

The Hill: Collaboration is key to reaching women at risk for cervical cancer Crystal Cazier, program manager for the Global Health Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute “…Go Further, a partnership between the George W. Bush Institute, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), UNAIDS, and Merck, works…

October 2019 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The October 2019 WHO Bulletin features articles on hearing care services, including an editorial on hearing loss prevalence and impact, a news article on reducing occupational exposure to harmful noise, and research articles on hearing screening among newborns and preschool children (October 2019).

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: U.N. investigator: 11 million North Koreans are undernourished (Lederer, 10/22). Devex: Donors launch a new club for social enterprises (Cheney, 10/24). Global Health NOW: Intimate Partner Violence Deters Breastfeeding (10/23). Globe and Mail: Polio, propaganda and public mistrust: In Pakistan, vaccine workers have three diseases to fight (Farooqui,…

More News In Global Health

Broadly: Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills (Bryce/Udobang, 4/1). CNN: Prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths decreasing worldwide, study says (Powell, 4/2). The Guardian: Debt crisis warning as poorest countries’ repayment bills soar (Elliott, 4/3). NPR: Cholera 101: Why This Ancient Disease Is Making Headlines In…

ACSH Fellow Examines PLOS Study On Health System Costs Of NCDs

American Council on Science and Health: What Does It Cost To Have A Non-Communicable Disease? Chuck Dinerstein, senior medical fellow at the American Council on Science and Health, examines results of a PLOS Medicine study on health system costs across diseases and comorbid noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), noting, “The more diseases…

WHO Highlights 10 Priority Global Health Issues For 2019

WHO: Ten threats to global health in 2019 “…2019 sees the start of the World Health Organization’s new five-year strategic plan — the 13th General Programme of Work. This plan focuses on a triple billion target: ensuring one billion more people benefit from access to universal health coverage, one billion…

IntraHealth International Highlights 10 Key Global Health Issues To Watch In 2019

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2019 Margarite Nathe, principal editor/writer at IntraHealth International, highlights 10 key global health issues that IntraHealth International will be watching and responding to in the coming year, including food security, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), violence and the health sector, PEPFAR, health…

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