Blog Posts Review Global Health Innovation, Funding, Policies In 2018

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs Blog”: A year in review: The global health innovation stories that shaped 2018
GHTC Communications Officer Marissa Chmiola and GHTC Program Assistant Ansley Kahn write, “Between reemerging crises, breakthrough scientific discoveries, and the continued looming threat of health research funding cuts, 2018 took us on a roller coaster ride of peril and promise. Now as the year comes to an end, GHTC is taking a moment to reflect on the global health innovation stories and news that shaped 2018…” (12/19).

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Stalled funding, policies of 2018 pose continuing challenges to infectious disease responses ahead
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” writes, “A year that started with a shutdown of the U.S. government is ending the same way, demonstrating ongoing instability in American policy, funding, and global health leadership. At the same time, from events dividing the ranks of global HIV responders, to the first Ebola outbreak fought in a war zone, the year has highlighted needs for strengthened and science-based efforts to control and combat infectious diseases worldwide…” (12/28).

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