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Global Community Must Use Innovative Finance Mechanisms To Make Progress On NCDs

Devex: Opinion: We need new ways to fund NCDs. Development assistance isn’t enough. Katie Dain, CEO of the NCD Alliance, commissioner on the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs, and co-chair of the WHO Civil Society Working Group on the Third High-Level Meeting on NCDs “…[T]he current progress [on noncommunicable…

More News In Global Health

EURACTIV: Whose aid is it anyway? (Fox, 4/18). Financial Times: How close are we to defeating malaria? (Symon/Jack, 4/18). Global Health NOW: Opiophobia and High Costs: Untangling the Barriers to Palliative Care (Sutherland, 4/17). The Guardian: From cattle herder to big pharma expert: one man’s fight to end malaria –…

Opinion Piece Outlines Approaches To Address Rising Rates Of Obesity

News Deeply: Using Existing Health and Food Systems to Combat Rising Obesity Rates Justine Kavle, nutrition team lead for USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program “…The global conversation addressing overweight and obesity has recently centered on country-level enforcement of sugar taxes. … [W]hat can be done in addition to taxes…

NCDs Hit Developing Nations Hardest; Governments Must Address Issue, Experts Say

Devex: Suffering in silence: The deadly economic burden of NCDs “…Noncommunicable diseases, including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular, and chronic respiratory diseases, account for 41 million deaths globally each year according to the World Health Organization. Developing countries such as South Sudan, with limited access to health care and scarce resources, are…

July 2018 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The July 2018 WHO Bulletin features articles on various issues, including an editorial on hepatitis B prevention; a news article on cholera vaccination in conflict zones; a review article on cash interventions for tuberculosis treatment; and a policy paper examining China’s 2015 tobacco…

Accelerating Progress Toward Tobacco-Free World Requires ‘Commitment Of All Stakeholders’

The Lancet: Progress towards a tobacco-free world Editorial Board “Last week, global anti-smoking efforts made substantial progress. Australia won a landmark victory in a major trade dispute over its plain packaging for cigarettes … Additionally, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) announced that the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit…

NYT Examines Public Health Effects Of Soda Consumption In Mexican Town

New York Times: In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes. “…Potable water is increasingly scarce in San Cristóbal de las Casas, a picturesque mountain town in the southeastern state of Chiapas where some neighborhoods have running water just a few times a week, and many households…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test (6/14). Christian Science Monitor: Gay Kenyans hope for legal win, eyeing broader shift in Africa (Gikandi/Brownb, 6/14). CIDRAP News: Vaccine trial shows more hospitalizations for dengue-naive kids (Soucheray, 6/14). Devex: Q&A: E.U. development chief on the challenges of uniting Europe…