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USAID Partners With Pharmaceutical Companies Janssen, Cepheid To Address MDR-TB

USAID: Prominent Health Care Companies Partner with USAID to Combat Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis “The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced two new partnerships [Thursday] to add resources and cutting-edge technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Janssen, the pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson, announced a $15-20 million pledge as part…

NIH To Discuss New Independent Assessment Of Potentially Risky Viral Research

NPR: Debate Over Bird Flu Research Moratorium Flares Up Again “…[W]hen [Rocco] Casagrande saw the government wanted someone to do an independent assessment of the benefits and risks [of some types of viral research], his company Gryphon Scientific applied for the job. … His team’s report is over 1,000 pages…

Myanmar Should Commit To Improving Its Biosecurity

Bangkok Post: Bolstering Myanmar’s biosecurity Kyaw San Wai, senior analyst at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies “…While [ratifying the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC)] is an important step in improving [Myanmar’s] biosecurity, more must be done. … Myanmar’s public health challenges, geography, and increasing interconnectivity all contribute…

USAID Shares 15 Highlights From Agency’s 2015 Global Health Efforts

USAID: A Year in Review: 2015 USAID shares 15 “key global health events, milestones, and highlights from the past 12 months [describing the agency’s efforts] to end preventable child and maternal deaths, create an AIDS-free generation, and protect communities from infectious diseases, all in support of a world free of extreme poverty…”…

Nations Respond To Antibiotic Resistance Arising From Use Among Livestock

National Geographic’s “Germination”: Last-Ditch Drug Resistance: China and Europe Respond Maryn McKenna, journalist and author, discusses antibiotic use among agricultural animals, focusing on colistin, “the only antibiotic that works against a growing category of serious infections,” and several nations’ responses to antibiotic resistance arising from use among livestock (1/6).

Gerson, Shah Write About Evidence-Based Foreign Assistance Efforts In New Book Chapter

ONE Blog: Michael Gerson on transforming foreign assistance with evidence Michael Gerson, a nationally syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, senior adviser to the ONE Campaign, and senior fellow with Results for America, discusses a chapter he authored with former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah for the second edition of the…

2015 Marks Year Malaria Eradication Goal Became Possible

CNN: A turning point in an age-old fight against a killer Martin Edlund, founding member and CEO of Malaria No More “…[I]t wasn’t just global leadership that made 2015 so pivotal [in global efforts against malaria]. Breakthrough innovations and swift advances in technology promised to transform the very battleground of…

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