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U.S. Should Support Increased Investment In Global Fund

Idaho Statesman: Support for Global Fund imperative as U.S. tries to save lives from TB, malaria, AIDS John Thompson, senior pastor of the Cornerstone Church in Boise, Idaho “…Congress has the opportunity this year to make major progress against [AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria] in Thailand and beyond. We can…

U.K. Should Increase Funding To, Lead On Global WASH Activities

The Telegraph: U.K. must spend more on water and sanitation to help lift everyone out of poverty Tim Wainwright, chief executive of WaterAid “…[U.K. overseas aid] fails to sufficiently prioritize one area that is an essential element in escaping poverty — providing clean water, decent sanitation, and good hygiene (WASH).…

Donor-Funded Local Health Workers Help Decrease Malaria-Related Mortality In Myanmar

The Guardian: How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria “…Say Mu Phaw is one of thousands of [village health worker] volunteers across the country to have received training and supplies from foreign donors since political reforms began at the start of this decade, ushering…

Opinion Piece Discusses George W. Bush’s Impact On Africa Through PEPFAR

Financial Times: Why George W. Bush is Africa’s favorite U.S. president David Pilling, Africa editor of the Financial Times “…By some margin, the U.S. president most respected in Africa is one George W Bush. The main reason for Mr. Bush’s enduring popularity is a health initiative he personally championed with…

WHO Declares DRC Ebola Outbreak An International Emergency; Committee Cites Disease’s Spread, Violence Against Health Workers, Delays In Funding As Reasons

Associated Press: Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency “The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people…” (Cheng/Keaten, 7/17). Devex: Breaking: WHO declares global public health…

Blog Posts Discuss Impacts Of Expanded Mexico City Policy, Responses Of International Donors

Open Canada: How Trump’s latest efforts to stop abortion increasingly undermine global health Freelance journalist Urooba Jamal discusses the potential global health impacts of the Trump administration’s expanded Mexico City policy and highlights the limitations of international efforts to respond to the policy (7/16). Open Global Rights: American policy is…

U.S., International Community Must Step Up Response To Ebola In DRC

TIME: The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Gayle E. Smith, president and CEO of the ONE Campaign and former administrator of USAID “…[T]his White House needs to decide whether it’s ready to … lead [on Ebola]. The World Health Organization (WHO)…

UNAIDS Report Shows Mixed Global Progress In HIV Prevention, Decline In Funding

U.N. News: ‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns U.N. agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts “The U.N. program leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in…