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India Swine Flu 2015: 1,731 Dead Out Of 30,000 Documented Cases

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Elizabeth Whitman | International Business Times | India Swine Flu 2015: 1,731 Dead Out Of 30,000 Documented Cases.

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Child and maternal deaths tumble, East Africa leads the way: U.N. | Reuters

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JOSEPH D’URSO | LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) “Maternal and child death rates fell in every one of the poorest 49 countries in the world between Read More

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UN urges world to ‘step it up’ to ensure gender equality by 2030

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United Nations News Centre | 9 March 2015 – “As women thrive, so will humanity but if girls are held back, the whole world will Read More

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Continuing the conversation about HIV/AIDS | PublicHealth.org

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Publichealth.org | When the AIDS crisis hit 30+ years ago, Americans faced an unparallelled public health scare. Stories of this devastating disease were a staple Read More

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Essential surgery: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition

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The World Bank will publish the nine volumes of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition, in 2015–16. Volume 1—Essential Surgery—identifies 44 surgical procedures as essential on Read More

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Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030

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Fifteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates made a bet… Read the 2015 Gates Annual Letter and a summary by Bill & Melinda Gates – CNN.com.

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A reminder that not everything that counts can be counted

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In a recent blog post by Morten Jerven, we are reminded that: Not all that counts can be counted Data does not = statistics There Read More

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Universal Health Coverage Day

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A new global coalition is urging governments to accelerate reforms that ensure everyone, everywhere, can access quality health services without being forced into poverty. The Read More

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Reforms and right steps towards UHC can prove transformative for India

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In this article from The Economic Times, economist Larry Summers discusses the core strategies needed for India to move toward universal health coverage. As outlined in the Global Health 2035 report, Read More

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The Relation Between Ebola & Extreme Poverty Goes Both Ways — Factpod #9 – YouTube

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A new video from Professor Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute, speaking from Monrovia.   The Relation Between Ebola & Extreme Poverty Goes Both Ways Read More

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New 15 minute test for Ebola to be trialled in Guinea

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Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance (ELRHA) | A rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test for the Ebola virus will be trialled in the coming weeks Read More

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Ebola Fundamentally Alters the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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Phuoc Le, MD | MONROVIA — About a year ago I cared for Sharon, a 60-year-old woman who had traveled from California’s central valley to Read More

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Ebola: The Ripple Effects

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GWU Public Health | Ebola: The Ripple Effects. This graphic explores some of the larger ramifications of the outbreak in West Africa, from economic instability to Read More

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Landmark report for World Pneumonia Day Released

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Leith Greenslade, MDG Health Alliance | Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood Pneumonia A new report released by the Institute for Health Metrics and Read More

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