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Awarding Nobel Prize To Chinese Scientist Draws Question Of Celebrating Individual Inventors Over Collective Group Efforts

The Conversation: The secret Maoist Chinese operation that conquered malaria — and won a Nobel Jia-Chen Fu, assistant professor of Chinese language at Emory University “…[Chinese medical researcher Tu Youyou’s] research has drawn accolades from the international scientific community, while also igniting a debate in the Chinese language media about…

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Global Goals Framework Should Make Childhood Immunization Separate Indicator To Measure UHC

Nature: Make vaccine coverage a key U.N. health indicator Seth Berkley, chief executive of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…A true indicator of [Universal Health Coverage (UHC)] should be an intervention that every country can readily measure, that speaks to equitable access and quality, and that will reliably ensure the health…

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Independent Investigation Needed Into U.S. Airstrike On MSF Hospital

New York Times: The Aftermath of a Deadly Airstrike in Afghanistan Editorial Board “…Gen. John Campbell, who commands American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, acknowledged at a news conference on Monday that the airstrike [on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, run by Médecins Sans Frontières] by an American gunship on…

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Use Of Anti-Malaria Bed Nets Have Health, Economic Benefits

Global Health NOW: Healthier is Wealthier — Insecticide Treated Nets, Agricultural Yields, and Poverty Günther Fink, associate professor of international health economics in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health “…The results of [a] study, recently published in the Journal of Health Economics,…

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HIV Home Tests Should Be Included As Prevention Tool In International Strategies

New York Times: Letter to the Editor: A Different Strategy Elliott Millenson, founder and former chief executive of the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that developed the first home test for HIV “…Now that there are drugs that can help prevent HIV transmission, the World Health Organization appears to see the…

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U.S., World Must Continue To Finance HIV/AIDS Programs To Control Epidemic

New York Times: The Tools to Fight HIV Editorial Board “Medical leaders have the knowledge and the tools to greatly curtail the global AIDS epidemic within the next 15 years. The question is whether the nations of the world will invest the resources to do it. … Financing for AIDS…

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Russia’s Public Health Challenges Undermine Its Economic Development, As Skilled Workers Leave Country

The Globalist: Public health challenges facing Russia today cripple its potential for tomorrow. César Chelala, global health consultant and contributing editor for The Globalist “For all the external economic fears worrying countries everywhere, Russia faces further, entirely homegrown challenges. In all likelihood, the most important one among them is public…

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Ebola Workers Remain Resilient, Continue To Respond To Disease In Sierra Leone

The Guardian: Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘Friends died from the very virus they fought against’ Isaac Bayoh, Ebola quarantine and awareness worker in rural Sierra Leone, now working with Médicos del Mundo “Many things have changed here in Sierra Leone since I last wrote at Easter, when three-day lockdowns were…

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Congress Should Pass Reach Act To Help Reduce Preventable Child, Maternal Deaths Worldwide

NJ.com: Congress must act to end preventable child and maternal deaths Phyllis AlRoy, group leader for RESULTS in New Jersey “…[The Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 (S.1911 or Reach Act)] will hold USAID accountable to its promises into the future and ensure that ending preventable maternal and…

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U.S. Must ‘Move Forward With Greater Commitment’ To Ensure Women’s, Girls’ Rights Worldwide

Huffington Post: The U.S. Steps Up for Women and Girls: Now What? Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity “…[The new report ‘Women’s Rights at Home and Abroad: A Call to Action’] — an initiative of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) and the…

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