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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…

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

The Global Burden of Disease Study is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes annually mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to…

The Lancet Commission on the future of health in sub-Saharan Africa

The final results of a 4-year project to analyse the challenges and opportunities for health in sub-Saharan Africa are now published as a Lancet Commission — The Path to Longer…

Gates Foundation releases ‘Goalkeepers’ report

Gates Foundation’s ‘Goalkeepers’ report highlights global health, development successes, challenges, warns cuts to donor funding threaten progress Agence France-Presse: Progress in fight on poverty, but more work needed: Bill Gates…

Union statement: the need to ‘accelerate progress’ in the fight against TB is paramount

Leaving no-one behind is fundamental to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), formally adopted by the United Nations as core to international development. Yesterday’s report in The Lancet (12/09/17) considers if…

WHO releases several fact sheets on SDG health targets in WHO European Region

WHO/Europe: Fact sheets on Sustainable Development Goals: health targets WHO released 13 fact sheets on health targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including antimicrobial resistance, child and adolescent health,…

Kaiser Family Foundation budget summary analyzes global health aspects of US Senate FY18 SFOPs, HHS appropriations bills

Kaiser Family Foundation: Senate Appropriations Committee approves FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and Health & Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Bills This budget summary highlights global health-related funding in…

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