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Health Systems Must Provide Quality Care Through All Stages Of Life To Achieve SDG 3

EURACTIV: In run-up to 2030, we’ll need all hands on deck to meet global health goals Harald Nusser, head of Novartis Social Business “…[O]f the estimated $270 billion annually projected to be needed from U.N. members and private partners for achieving the SDGs, up to 75 percent would, according to…

Effective Tax Policies Can Help Improve Global Health

Washington Post: If we want to improve global health, we need to tax the things that are killing us Lawrence H. Summers, professor at and past president of Harvard University “…Improving global health is no longer primarily about combating infectious diseases. Today, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and I…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg Technology: 400 Deaths a Day Finally Prompt India to Target Road Safety (Sanjai, 1/9). Business Insider: Bill Gates reveals how he decides where to spend his billions (Weller, 1/9). Global Health NOW: Global Health Leadership: Barbara Bush and Krishna Rao (Simpson, 1/9). Pulitzer Center: Tales from the Toilet: The…

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New York Times: India’s Supreme Court Orders Review of Gay Sex Ban (Schultz, 1/8). Reuters: Three die in South Sudan in mystery outbreak — WHO (Miles/Nebehay, 1/8). Reuters: India top court sets aside order canceling larger tobacco health warnings (Kalra/Mohanty, 1/8). U.N. News Centre: Millions of children across Somalia vaccinated…

FT Health Highlights NCDs, Features Interviews With Leaders Of Vital Strategies, NCD Alliance

FT Health: Governments and industry must do more on NCDs The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter highlights the need for industry involvement in preventing non-communicable diseases, features an interview with José Luis Castro, president of Vital Strategies, and provides a roundup of other global health-related…

Governments, Health Organizations Should Strengthen Tobacco Control Policies

Project Syndicate: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director general, and Tabaré Ramón Vázquez, president of Uruguay “…Around the world, tobacco use kills more than seven million people annually. Enough is enough; at this critical moment, we must not let the momentum slip. Governments and health organizations…

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