Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and NewLink Genetics say they are increasing their efforts to make Ebola vaccines.
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Doctors and nurses are finally volunteering to fight the Ebola virus in West Africa after
July 10, 2014 Leaders of the BRICS nations will launch their long-awaited development bank at a summit next week and decide whether the headquarters should be in Shanghai or New Delhi, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday. From Reuters: The creation by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa of a $100 billion […]The post The Daily Impact: BRICS announce plans to launch new development bank appeared first on PSI Impact Blog.
By Dr. Mario Tavera Salazar, a UNICEF pediatrician specializing in maternal and child health care in the rural Amazonian basin. I will retire this year after 22 years at UNICEF, having witnessed a transformation unprecedented in my country’s history. Our problems are more complex than they once were, and less amenable to inexpensive solutions, so progress is still uneven and we have a long way to go.
June 3, 2014 Health officials in South Sudan are scrambling to contain a cholera outbreak as the death toll from the diarrheal disease rose and infections were reported beyond the capital, Juba, and in other parts of Central Equatoria state and in distant Upper Nile state. From VOA: The WHO reports more than 1,000 cases […]The post The Daily Impact: WHO concerned by more than 1,000 cholera cases in South Sudan appeared first on PSI Impact Blog.