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ABC: Poo and polio: How researchers are using one to find the other (Kearney, 2/21). Agence France-Presse: Desperate measures: Pakistani women seek abortions as birth control (2/18). BMJ: Lassa outbreak: WHO warns of unusually rapid spread in Nigeria (Dyer, 2/19). Devex: New coalition harnesses ‘radical collaboration’ for community health (Cheney,…

Investments In Global Fund, Integrated Approaches Vital To Ending TB

The Hill: To end tuberculosis, we must invest in a more streamlined approach Ersin Topcuoglu, senior principal technical adviser at Management Sciences for Health “…Disease-specific programs have made inroads and may perform well independently, but they can sputter when donor funding recedes, leaving countries no better off than when we…

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The Guardian: Polio spreads in Afghanistan and Pakistan ‘due to unchecked borders’ (Ahmed, 2/20). The Guardian: Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100 — research (Boseley, 2/20). The Guardian: Condom handouts in schools prevent disease without encouraging sex (Ratcliffe, 2/15). Homeland Preparedness News: Potential bioterrorist use of…

New Research Investments, Political Will Critical To Addressing TB

Scientific American: Stopping the World’s Biggest Infectious Killer Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in epidemiology and global health at McGill University “Diseases that have plagued humanity since ancient times continue to hold billions of people back, and tuberculosis is one of the most significant among them. … While training as…

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Axios: How other countries set their drug prices (Owens, 2/11). BBC News: Yemen war: Grain stores in Hudaydah ‘at risk of rotting’ (2/11). The BMJ: Two TB survivors challenge Janssen’s new bedaquiline patent in India (2/11). Forbes: All Talks And No Action: The UN Struggles To Lead By Example On…

MSF Supports Patent Challenge To Prevent Johnson & Johnson Extending Protections On TB Drug

Médecins Sans Frontières: TB activists challenge patent in India, in bid to prevent J&J from extending monopoly “Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting a patent challenge filed in India this week by two tuberculosis survivors, to prevent pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) from extending its monopoly on the tuberculosis…

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