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Public Health Expert Discusses Findings From Lancet Study Roundtable Discussion On Forecasting Global Health Outcomes

Global Health Hub: Forecasting global health outcomes to 2040: new Lancet study roundtable at Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2018 Suchita Shah, family doctor, public health consultant, writer, editor, and primary care tutor at Oxford University, highlights a recent Grand Challenges roundtable, where experts discussed findings from a Lancet study forecasting…

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Bloomberg: Americans Lose in 2040 Global Life Expectancy Rankings (Tanzi, 10/20). Business Day: Pharma companies urged to do far more to counter superbugs (Kahn, 10/22). CNN: 3 million common procedures in England could become ‘life threatening’ without antibiotics (Picheta, 10/22). Devex: On Message: A new kind of hunger ad (Umuhumuza,…

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Associated Press: UNICEF warns against Yemen’s economic crisis, violence (10/19). Associated Press: Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases (10/22). Devex: Despite famine risk, humanitarian access worsens in Yemen (Lieberman, 10/22). Devex: Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises (Welsh, 10/22). The…

New Model Of NCD Care In Sub-Saharan Africa Needed To Reach UHC

Devex: Opinion: A new model of NCD care to achieve UHC in sub-Saharan Africa Nick Manuelpillai, medical adviser at the Joep Lange Institute “…In their current state, the health budgets of sub-Saharan African countries do not allow the region to adequately cover [noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)] care for the population. To…

Expert Notes Increasing Focus On Young People, Patient Participation In Meetings On NCDs

BMJ Opinion: Bistra Zheleva: Children, patients, and the young at last have a voice at the U.N. meeting on NCDs Bistra Zheleva, vice president of global strategy and advocacy at Children’s HeartLink and co-founding board member of the Global Alliance for Rheumatic and Congenital Hearts, discusses the recent U.N. High-Level…

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The Atlantic: A Simpler Way to Get to the Bottom of Mysterious Illnesses in Poor Countries (Yong, 10/16). CNN: Fareed Zakaria GPS: Man vs. Microbe (10/14). Devex: A new ‘forever fund’ for food security (Rogers, 10/16). Devex: IFC releases draft impact investment guidelines (Edwards, 10/15). Devex: Q&A: Listening as the…

CSIS Releases October 2018 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter: October 2018 In the October 2018 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, highlights publications, podcasts, and past and upcoming events hosted…

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Global Health NOW: Driving Change and Saving Lives (Powder, 10/11). Health Policy Watch: Innovative Financing: New Health Bonds Tested For Impact (Anderson, 10/11). Health Policy Watch: Women Suffer In Tanzania’s Deadly Backstreet Abortions (Makoye, 10/8). ImpactAlpha: After a dozen deals, Global Health Investment Fund has overcome a rocky start (Pothering,…

Lancet Commission To Explore Value Of Death Globally

The Lancet: Lancet Commission on the Value of Death Richard Smith, member of the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death, discusses issues surrounding death, writing, “The Lancet Commission on the Value of Death will explore the relationship of medicine to death, consider failures in the relationship, and share ideas…

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