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World Economic Forum Has Potential To Generate Innovative Development Deal Discussions

Devex: In Davos, the art of the development deal Raj Kumar, founding president and editor-in-chief of Devex “…There’s nothing new about looking for money under every rock to solve global challenges. What’s new is the potential to use innovative tools to blend together different kinds of funding — just at…

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Opinion Piece Recounts 18 Successes In Global Health In 2017

Project Syndicate: A Year of Successes in Global Health Melvin Sanicas, regional medical expert at Sanofi Pasteur — Asia, Japan, and the Pacific “…[P]erhaps the most significant achievements of the last 12 months were in global health. I count 18 unique successes in 2017, many of which will help sow…

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Study On TB Mutations Could Help R&D Of Drug Resistance Tests, Provide Other Insight For TB Research Community

Thomson Reuters Foundation: New TB mutations could transform tests for drug resistance Taane Clark, professor of genomics and global health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and alumni staff of LSHTM; and Ruth McNerney, LSHTM alumni and honorary associate professor at University of Cape Town “…Our inability…

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Global Community Must Address ‘Paradox’ Of Global Hunger, Obesity

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Global hunger and obesity Paul Newnham, Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2) advocacy hub coordinator at the ‎World Food Programme “…Why do we see continued hunger and a concurrent rise in people eating too much, and the wrong types of foods? … This paradox is not easily addressed…

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Opinion Piece Outlines 5 Agenda Items To Heed At WHO’s Executive Board Meeting

Devex: Opinion: 5 agenda items to watch at WHO’s annual board meeting Johanna Ralston, CEO of the World Obesity Federation and executive in residence at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy; and Naveen Thacker, president of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association and chair of the Strategic Advisory Group on Immunization…

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Trump Administration Has ‘Striking Record’ Of Anti-LGBT Actions, Harming Health, Human Rights Worldwide

The Hill: Trump administration amasses striking anti-LGBT record in first year Sean Cahill, director of health policy research at the Fenway Institute “…[T]he Trump administration … amass[ed] a striking record of executive branch actions that strip LGBT people of nondiscrimination protections. … Some of Trump’s anti-LGBT actions are symbolically important,…

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Global Community Must Reassess Private Funding For Development To Achieve SDGs

Devex: Opinion: We had high hopes for private finance and the SDGs. Was our optimism unfounded? Nancy Lee, visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development “Many were optimistic when the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals were launched in 2015 that the private sector — and domestic resource mobilization –…

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Strengthening Countries’ Capacity To Address Seasonal Influenza Vital To Preventing Emerging Pandemics

Scientific American: Preparing for the Next Influenza Pandemic Joseph Bresee, pediatrician, associate director for global health in the Influenza Division at the CDC, and director of the Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction at the Task Force for Global Health; and Mark McKinlay, director of the Center for Vaccine Equity at…

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Global Advocates Continue Work To Ensure Women’s Health, Rights

HuffPost: Trump’s Attacks On Women Worldwide Mean The Resistance Is Global Latanya Mapp Frett, executive director of Planned Parenthood Global “One year ago, on the heels of the largest day of protest in U.S. history and a truly global moment of solidarity on women’s rights, the newly inaugurated president resurrected…

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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…

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