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Newly Prequalified Typhoid Vaccine Has Potential To Protect Millions Of Children, Reduce Mortality

The Lancet: A new vaccine for typhoid control Editorial Board “Last week, WHO announced prequalification of the first conjugate vaccine to prevent typhoid (Typbar TCV, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) after the publication of randomized controlled trials, including that by Celina Jin and colleagues in The Lancet on Sept 28,…

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CGD Podcast Discusses Importance Of Family Planning, Showing Aid Successes With DFID Chief Economist

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: Invest in Girls’ Futures — Podcast with DFID Chief Economist Rachel Glennerster In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach at CGD, speaks with Rachel Glennerster, the U.K. Department for International Development’s new chief economist. “One of the ways that…

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Devex Highlights U.S. Aid Policy Legislation To Watch In 2018

Devex: U.S. aid policy to watch in 2018 “While 2016 was a big year for United States development legislation, last year was markedly quieter, dominated instead by budget debates and efforts to ensure aid funding. While development dollars will once again top the agenda in Congress, there are several other…

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Saving Lives At Birth Announces Round 8 Of Grand Challenge For Maternal, Infant Health

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces Round 8 Call for Innovative Solutions to Prevent Infant & Maternal Deaths “Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched its eighth call for groundbreaking, sustainable innovations to save the lives of mothers and newborns in the…

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Trump Administration, U.S. Congress Must Support International Family Planning Assistance To Meet Targets, Save Lives

Global Health NOW: Protecting Fragile Progress in Family Planning Jose “Oying” Rimon II, director, and Amy O. Tsui, professor and senior scholar, both of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School…

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Pharmaceutical Companies Signal Reluctance To Continue Status Quo In Disease Outbreak Responses

STAT: An ‘unsustainable’ model: Drug makers signal interest in exiting vaccine development during crises “Every few years an alarming disease launches a furious, out-of-the-blue attack on people, triggering a high-level emergency response. … In nearly each case, major vaccine producers have risen to the challenge, setting aside their day-to-day profit-making…

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World Food Programme’s Budget At Record High But Not Enough To Meet Needs In Crisis-Hit Countries

NPR: The U.N.’s Terrible Dilemma: Who Gets To Eat? “…[E]ven though the [U.N. World Food Programme’s] budget is at a record high, it’s not enough to keep up with the number of refugees and people in other crisis situations who need emergency food aid. Continuing conflicts in countries like Syria…

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Donors Cautious About Delivering Food Aid To North Korea As Tensions Escalate

IRIN: Donors lose appetite for North Korean food aid “There’s a question mark hovering over the immediate future of aid delivery as food assistance — once a symbolic thread of engagement with North Korea — has become wrapped up in red tape and is starting to weigh heavily on weary…

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More News In Global Health

Bloomberg Technology: 400 Deaths a Day Finally Prompt India to Target Road Safety (Sanjai, 1/9). Business Insider: Bill Gates reveals how he decides where to spend his billions (Weller, 1/9). Global Health NOW: Global Health Leadership: Barbara Bush and Krishna Rao (Simpson, 1/9). Pulitzer Center: Tales from the Toilet: The…

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ONE Blog Post Examines Global Development Assistance Levels, Where Aid Goes

ONE Blog: Global aid at all-time high, but who is benefitting? Pulling statistics from the Organisation for Economic Development — Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) and ONE’s 2017 DATA Report, Sara Harcourt, director of research and publications at ONE, and Kate Vang, data scientist at ONE, analyze trends on “how much…

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