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Congress Must No Longer Delay Zika Funding

Washington Post: The GOP Congress must stop hurting the Zika fight Editorial Board “…Now that Congress has returned from its recess, it is time to buckle down and approve the president’s request for about $1.9 billion in emergency funding, or something close to it. … The time to prepare for…

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Investment In, Empowerment Of Women, Girls Critical To Ending Epidemics, Fighting Poverty

Devex: The big picture: Empowering, not just reaching, all women and girls Heather Doyle, senior coordinator on gender at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…[I]t is imperative that we in the global health community demonstrate measurable progress in our work to target women and adolescent girls…

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Eradicating Hunger, Achieving Food Security Will Help Prevent Conflicts

Inter Press Service: Hunger, a Matter of Global Security Enrique Yeves, director of corporate communication at FAO “…Eradicating hunger is … not only a moral obligation, but something vital to guarantee a future for all of us. Improving food security can help to construct a sustainable peace, and even prevent…

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Following Canada’s Example, U.K. Should ‘Boldly Support’ Global Fund At Pledging Conference

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Equal opportunity: the U.K.’s moment to be bold, as Canada signals global health leadership Richard Feachem, policy adviser at Malaria No More U.K. and director of the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco “…Canada [has] increased [its] pledge to the Global Fund by…

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‘Supposedly Pro-Life Majorities’ In Congress Must Not Delay U.S. Response To Zika

Washington Post: For Republicans in Congress, does ‘pro-life’ extend to fighting Zika? Dana Milbank, opinion writer at the Washington Post “…[T]he supposedly pro-life majorities in both chambers of Congress have done nothing with [President] Obama’s [Zika emergency funding] request, more than three months after he made it in early February.…

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Investment In Women, Children, Adolescent Health In Emergency Settings Critical To Achieving SDGs

Devex: Leave no one behind: Women, children, and adolescent health in emergencies Flavia Bustreo, assistant director general for family, women’s, and children’s health at WHO and vice chair of the board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan, global maternal and newborn health advocate and chair…

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Global Community Must Better Manage Water Use, Ensure Supply Meets Demand

Washington Post: The growing stress on the world’s water Editorial Board “The World Bank has warned countries that one of climate change’s most significant impacts will be on a precious resource that many people, particularly in advanced nations, take for granted: water. … Countries must worry about whether their people…

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Opinion Pieces Highlight Messages Of Lancet Commission On Adolescent Health And Wellbeing, Highlight Age Group’s Importance To Achieving SDGs

The Lancet: GBD 2013: a window into the world of young people Shanthi Ameratunga and Simon Denny, both professors at the University of Auckland “Between continuing threats to child survival in many low-income countries and increasing pressures of aging populations on health systems almost everywhere, the health needs of young…

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International Community Must Empower African Farmers In Order To Protect Global Food Security

Los Angeles Times: African farmers need the tools and technology to adapt to a changing climate Esther Ngumbi, research scientist at Auburn University in Alabama and 2015 Aspen New Voices Fellow “…Across Africa and the globe, farmers need tools and technologies that will enable them to adapt to a changing…

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Congress Should Pass Legislation To Fully Protect Aid Workers In Conflict Settings

The Hill: Doctors are dying in Syria Dabney P. Evans, assistant professor of global health and director of the Emory University Center for Humanitarian Emergencies, and Lara S. Martin, programs manager at the Emory University Center for Humanitarian Emergencies “…The U.S. … has draft legislation — the Medical Neutrality Act…

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