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Commitment To UHC Vital To Preventing Childhood Pneumonia, Ensuring No Child Left Behind

The Telegraph: Fighting for breath: how we can win the battle against childhood pneumonia Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO, and Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. “…[T]he most potent antidote to the ongoing crisis in child pneumonia can be summarized in three words: universal…

USAID Releases July 2019 Issue Of Innovation And Impact Newsletter

USAID: Innovation and Impact Newsletter — July 2019 The latest issue of USAID’s Innovation and Impact Newsletter features a report on attracting private capital for global health innovation; highlights a stakeholder meeting hosted by the Nigerian government to validate the country’s integrated pneumonia control strategy and action plan; and discusses…

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Al Jazeera: Libya: Attack on field hospital near Tripoli kills five doctors (7/28). Associated Press: Africa’s booming cities face a severe toilet crisis (Muhuzuma, 7/27). Borgen Magazine: Obesity in Mexico (McClurg, 7/27). CNBC: Rising temperatures will put 1 billion more people at risk of infectious disease, Morgan Stanley warns (Stevens,…

Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group Release Report Calling For Urgent, Coordinated Effort To Develop Universal Influenza Vaccine

Aspen Institute: Sabin Vaccine Institute and The Aspen Institute Release Report Calling for Bold, New, and Coordinated Commitments to Making Universal Influenza Vaccines a Reality “A new report released [Thursday] by the Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group, a joint initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Aspen Institute,…

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CIDRAP News: Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots (Roos, 7/9). CIDRAP News: Data show MERS cases, deaths on decline since 2016 (Soucheray, 7/9). Devex: What does the commitment to green U.K. aid mean in practice? (Root, 7/10). The Guardian: Device could bring both solar power…

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Borgen Magazine: The Pneumococcal Vaccine Price Drop (Halliburton, 7/1). Financial Times: Brazil reports burst of dengue fever cases (Harris, 7/2). The Guardian: Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? (Siddons/Graham, 7/2). The Lancet HIV: Russia considers legislation to tackle rising AIDS denialism (Holt, July 2019).

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Al Jazeera: In Honduras, women fight for access to the morning-after pill (Brigida, 6/30). CIDRAP News: Study: Viruses cause most global pediatric pneumonia (Soucheray, 6/28). Devex: Tackling vision impairment within displaced communities (Ravelo, 6/26). Forbes: North Korea Has Two Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Nukes And Tuberculosis (Fisher, 6/30). Health Policy…

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The Guardian: Sierra Leone faces legal challenge over ban on pregnant schoolgirls (Maclean, 6/27). The Guardian: Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women (Austin, 6/28). Healio: RSV leading cause of pediatric pneumonia cases in Africa, Asia (Bortz, 6/27). The Lancet: New scorecard reveals Africa’s hepatitis cost (Makoni,…

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ABC: ‘We need more money’: Fight to eradicate AIDS, malaria, and TB rages on (Kelly, 6/20). Associated Press: U.N. health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines (Galofaro, 6/19). BBC News: Why are women declining this surgery? (Bryce/Udobang, 6/19). CIDRAP News: Urban wildlife may add to antibiotic resistance threat (Soucheray, 6/19).…