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Blog Posts Look Back On 2016’s Top Global Health, Development Stories, Predict Top Stories Of 2017

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: A year in review: The top stories in global health innovation that shaped 2016
“…As the year comes to an end, GHTC is reflecting on the top stories in global health innovation that made news in 2016. Here are seven of those top moments…” (Kelley, 12/20).

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: 2017 Global Infectious Diseases Threats to the United States
“PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases co-Editor-in Chief Peter Hotez predicts the major infections that will threaten the U.S. in the coming year…” (Hotez, 12/22).

U.N. Dispatch: 11 Stories that Will Drive the Global Agenda in 2017
“These are the trends, events, elections, and happenings that will drive the global conversation in 2017. Welcome to our annual year-end preview listicle for the discerning global set…” (Goldberg, 12/29).

World Bank’s “Voices”: Year in Review: 2016 in 12 Charts (and a video)
“Between the social, political, and economic upheavals affecting our lives, and the violence and forced displacement making headlines, you’d be forgiven for feeling gloomy about 2016. A look at the data reveals some of the challenges we face but also the progress we’ve made toward a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable future. Here are 12 charts that help tell the stories of the year…” (Khokhar/Barne, 12/22).

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