NYT Summarizes Major Global Health-Related Announcements From Global Goals Week
New York Times: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, HIV, and Malaria
“Infant and maternal tetanus was officially eliminated from the Americas this year, the Pan American Health Organization announced on Thursday. … Also [last] week, the President’s Malaria Initiative said it would expand its work to new countries in West and Central Africa, protecting 90 million more people. … A combination of aid agencies, drug companies, and governments also announced that a new three-in-one antiretroviral cocktail to treat HIV would soon be available to 92 countries, including virtually all of Africa, for about $75 a year…” (McNeil, 9/22).