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The Lancet Examines Chinese Vaccine Scandal

The Lancet: China’s vaccine production scare “China’s Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology and the food and drug supervision authority have been the focus of widespread outrage after vaccination scandals have involved both parties. These cases were brought to the public’s attention on July 2 by The King of Vaccines, an article that…

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Associated Press: U.N. rights chief: Vowed U.S. cuts wouldn’t be ‘fatal’ to office (Keaten, 8/29). Agence France-Presse/SABC News: U.N. summit on TB seeks to put spotlight on killer disease (8/24). Borgen Magazine: The Future of U.S. Foreign Aid: Moving Forward (Hallum, 9/2). Deutsche Welle: President Trump’s Global Gag Rule endangers…

Private Sector Can Add ‘Unique Value’ To Efforts To Achieve UHC In Africa

Devex: Opinion: Achieving UHC in Africa requires focus and collaboration from the private sector Carla Kriwet, executive vice president and CEO of the Connected Care businesses at Philips and member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee, and Githinji Gitahi, group chief executive officer at Amref Health Africa and co-chair of…

Devex Reviews Outcomes Of WHO Western Pacific Region Meeting

Devex: At WHO regional meeting, an urge for better health systems “The annual regional meeting of the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific office concluded Friday, with a new regional director, several new regional frameworks and actions plans, and a reminder that amid recent health successes, the region still has much…

AP Examines How Hospitals Detain Patients Who Cannot Afford Bills In First Of 2-Part Series

Associated Press: AP Investigation: Hospital patients held hostage for cash “…At Kenyatta National Hospital [in Kenya] and at an astonishing number of other hospitals around the world, if you don’t pay up, you don’t go home. … Dozens of doctors, nurses, health experts, patients, and administrators told the Associated Press…

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CGTN: Faces of Africa — Compassion Without Borders ( Episode 1): Africa Is Calling (10/25). CGTN: Faces of Africa — Compassion Without Borders ( Episode 2): The Battle Against Ebola (Omondi, 10/30). Christian Science Monitor: Documentary gives an honest look at how one country responded to crisis (Brown, 10/30). The…

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Devex: How Mongolia is trying to curb antibiotic overuse (Ravelo, 11/22). Devex: A solution to the cost of giving life in Kenya (11/21). Devex: Innovative approaches to improving contraceptive access in Kenya (11/21). The Guardian: Uganda bans thousands of charities in ‘chilling’ crackdown (Mwesigwa, 11/21). HealthDay News: Infants May Not…

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