Global Health

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Name: Global Health
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To fight Ebola, create a Health Workforce Reserve force

A recent projection of the West Africa Ebola outbreak is that it now may take 12 to 18 months to control and will infect 100,000 people. President Obama announced the deployment of 3,000 military troops, more than a hundred Centers for Disease Control ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago]
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White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs

The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat - bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs.Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Global Health Care Crisis Disproportionately Affects Women In Developing Countries And 'Urban Poor'

The disparity in the number of health care workers between the developed and developing world is having an unintended consequence on pregnant women.A WHO study released last year revealed that the global health workforce is short more than 7 million workers. ... [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Expert on global health to present Bullough lecture

Marla Salmon, known internationally for her nursing scholarshipon global and domestic health policy, global health workforcedevelopment and strengthening of health systems, will present the18th Annual Bonnie Bullough Endowed Lecture at 2:30 p.m. Sept. ... [Published University at Buffalo Reporter - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Public Health England outlines new global health strategy

:12 in Medical Government/ NHS related news A new global health strategy from Public Health England has outlined a series of key priorities that it will be investing in over the next five years. The government body has pledged to help improve global health ... [Published Zenopa - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Doctoral Students Find Second Research Home at DGHI

Karmel Choi with research mentors and DGHI faculty Kathleen Sikkema and Melissa Watt. South African collaborator Donald Skinner is on right.The number of Duke PhD students integrating global health into their work is on the rise. Part of this group is ... [Published Duke University - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

News story: Public Health England publishes global health strategy

Public Health England ( PHE ) launched its global health strategy (2014 to 2019) at the annual conference (16 to 17 September 2014), outlining its global health priorities for the next 5 years, and providing a framework for international engagement.Professor ... [Published Department for Transport - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

WISH to focus on providing affordable cancer care

DOHA:  The second summit of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a global initiative of Qatar Foundation, is set to focus on methods to provide affordable care for cancer.‘Delivering Affordable Cancer Care Forum’ in the summit will be chaired ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Mobile technology may improve India's health care

In a lecture delivered in the national capital on September 15, Robyn Norton, principal director of the George Institute for Global Health and James Martin professorial fellow at the University of Oxford, spoke on the possibility of mobile technologies ... [Published Jagran Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 5 reports

Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response

mdsolar writes with the latest plan from the U.S. government to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and a call for more help from other nations by the President. President Obama on Tuesday challenged world powers to accelerate the global response ... [Published Slashdot - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Calling in the Military to Fight Ebola

Drew Altman: It might strike some as odd that the military is being called on to address the Ebola outbreak, but the Pentagon has a long history of engagement in global health activities. ... [Published Washington Wire - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola a global threat, need to act fast: Barack Obama

WASHINGTON: Terming Ebola as a global threat, US President Barack Obama has called upon the international community to "act fast" to stop the spread of the deadly virus which has claimed more than 2,400 lives and infected some 5,000 mostly in Africa."This ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 17 2014]

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"Of the newly emerging diseases, we are paying special attention to MERS-Cov, Ebola, and particularly type A/H7N9 flu in the upcoming winter-spring. The Ministry of Health has reminded local governments about some of the winter-spring diseases" said Deputy Minister Long at a seminar on the sidelines of the Conference of ASEAN Health Ministers in Hanoi yesterday
"Ban can talk about it as a case-study of why we need a strong U N and reliable global institutions, in contrast to a divisive political showdown like Ukraine."
"I'm hopeful the legislation will maintain patient access to needed compounded drugs while ensuring the predictability and reliability of these medications. This should raise the level of confidence among pharmacies, providers, and their patients" he said
"This is a threat to national security, beyond the outbreak countries" she said. The proceedings were webcast today on the UN's site

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The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs. ...
Wonkbook: The Federal Reserve has returned to b... [Published Ezra Klein - 15 hours ago]
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Liberia: WellPoint Supports AmeriCares Ebola Re... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: AmeriCaresCountry: Liberia, Sierra Leone Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 17, 2014 – WellPoint Foundation has become an AmeriCares Annual Emergency Response Partner to support the global health organization’s response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa ...
Senior US Army commander already directing Ebol... [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
Via allAfrica.com: West Africa: Senior Army Commander 'On the Ground' Directing U.S. Ebola Campaign. Excerpt:By the time President Obama announced a stepped up effort to combat Ebola in west Africa on Tuesday, the Army officer he tapped to coordinate ...
Liberia: Ebola situation is ‘worse than war’, s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: PlanCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone 2 September 2014: People in Ebola-blighted Liberia have told Plan that the current situation is ‘worse than a war zone’ as the deadly disease continues to claim lives. The country, which suffered a total ...
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