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CIDRAP News: FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance (Soucheray, 6/20). Devex: ‘Unacceptable workplace behaviors’ at UNICEF, leaked report summary says (Lieberman, 6/21). Inter Press Service: Poor Outlook for HIV-positive Children in Pakistan (Munns, 6/20). The Lancet: India: health workers strike after attack on junior doctor (Sharma, 6/22). The…

Pharmaphorum Podcast Discusses IAVI’s Impact On Global Health Discovery, Development

pharmaphorum: Addressing global health challenges: the pharmaphorum podcast Dominic Tyer, creative and editorial director at pharmaphorum, highlights a podcast during which Paul Tunnah, CEO and founder of pharmaphorum, speaks with a panel of experts from the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) about the organization’s contributions to global health discovery and…

Insecurity In DRC Hindering Responses To Measles, Ebola Outbreaks

Reuters: Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak “Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people [than] Ebola this year. At…

Global Community Must Build Trust In Vaccines

The Guardian: How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust Charlie Weller, head of vaccines program at Wellcome “There’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children in the world used to die each year from infections like measles. Now, thanks to routine immunization…

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Agence France-Presse: In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak (6/14). Agence France-Presse: Indian doctors to go on strike over workplace assaults (6/14). The Guardian: ‘I’ll never have another child’: the mothers failed by Mexico’s hospitals (Lakhani, 6/17). Health Policy Watch: New Resource Gateway Launched On Innovation & Access To Medicines…

Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss Need To Control Ebola Outbreak In DRC

Financial Times: Ebola outbreak demands more urgent attention Editorial Board “The World Health Organization has for a third time declined to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which in the past week worryingly crept over the border into Uganda, a public health emergency — for technical…

Pregnant, Lactating Women Should Be Able To Receive Experimental Ebola Vaccine

STAT: Ebola vaccine for pregnant women: one step closer but still more to go Sonja A. Rasmussen, pediatrician and epidemiologist at the University of Florida College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Denise J. Jamieson, obstetrician-gynecologist at Emory University School of Medicine “…The [experimental Ebola]…

Gates Foundation Expert Discusses Ways To End Cholera Globally

World Economic Forum: How we can defeat cholera for good Anita Zaidi, director of vaccine development, surveillance, and enteric and diarrheal diseases programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the efforts of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to address cholera…