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Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…

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Agence France-Presse: Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation (5/3). Fast Company: How a wooden bench in Zimbabwe is starting a revolution in mental health (Riley, 5/4). Health Policy Watch: New Polio Eradication Strategy Faces Challenges Of “Missing Children” Due To Geographic Isolation, Migration, Insecurity (Branigan, 5/3). Nature: U.K. medical…

Opinion Piece Highlights 10 Signs Of Global Progress Against Pneumonia

Devex: Opinion: 10 signs we’re winning the fight against pneumococcal disease Maria Deloria Knoll, senior scientist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and associate director of science for the International Vaccine Access Center “…While pneumonia remains the leading cause of death in children under 5, mortality is dropping…

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CIDRAP News: WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain (Schnirring, 3/21). Devex: Q&A: Why the world needs science and partnerships to tackle TB (3/22). EURACTIV.com: Public health activists say eradicating tobacco must be a human right (Michalopoulos, 3/22). The Guardian: U.N. to explore wave of deaths linked to…

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CIDRAP News: WHO: Ebola spread in DRC still ‘moderate’ (Soucheray, 3/12). Devex: What next in the fight against Lassa fever? (Adepoju, 3/13). NPR: Measles Is Spiking Around The Globe. How Worried Should We Be? (Wamsley, 3/12). SciDev.Net: Vaccine cuts new pneumonia cases in kids by a quarter (Achieng’, 3/12). The…

Greater Investment, Action Needed To Prevent Childhood Pneumonia, Experts Say

The Telegraph: Pneumonia: how the world’s biggest killer of children became a neglected disease “…According to Dr. Stefan Peterson, the leading expert on pneumonia for UNICEF, … lack of investment and the absence of any global initiatives, such as those seen for malaria or HIV, mean thousands of pneumonia cases…