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Kaiser Family Foundation budget summary analyzes global health aspects of President’s FY 2019 budget request

Kaiser Family Foundation: White House releases FY 2019 budget request This budget summary highlights global health-related funding proposals contained in President Trump’s FY 2019 budget request released on Monday. The…

Global Fund, 3 private sector companies announce partnership agreements to improve global health, end HIV, TB, malaria Epidemics

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s “Voices”: From Davos, the Power of Public-Private Partnerships Christoph Benn, director of external relations at the Global Fund, discusses the role of public-private…

Trump administration reportedly prohibiting several words from use in CDC budget documents, by other agencies

Trump administration reportedly prohibiting several words from use in CDC budget documents, by other agencies; HHS, CDC officials offers statements; PEPFAR guidance document contains language shift Washington Post: CDC gets…

Have your say: contribute to the UN’s work to end TB, HIV and viral hepatitis in the WHO European Region

The WHO Regional Office for Europe is seeking input on a United Nations (UN) common position paper on ending tuberculosis (TB), HIV and viral hepatitis through intersectoral collaboration, drafted in…

R&D for neglected diseases reliant on just two donors, G-FINDER report warns

LONDON, 14 December 2017 — Funding for research and development into neglected diseases has increased for the first time in recent years, driven by investments from the United States, a new…

WHO issues two reports detailing global problem of substandard and falsified medicines

WHO urges governments to take action: 1 in 10 medical products in developing countries is substandard or falsified. The press release and the publications can be accessed here.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13-19 November to draw attention to global AMR threat

World Antibiotic Awareness Week will take place next week from 13-19 November, shining a spotlight on the growing crisis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The first descriptions of infectious diseases becoming…

Fact sheets on global health R&D

The Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) released a six-part fact sheet series examining the contributions of the US government agencies to advancing global health R&D, including USAID, NIH, CDC, FDA,…

National Academies presents 14 recommendations for US to improve global health

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Global Health and the Future Role of the United States “Global Health and the Future Role of the United States, released in Spring…

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO report confirms

20 September 2017 | Geneva - A report, Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis, launched today by WHO shows a…

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