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Congress Funds Government until December 11 and Goes Home to Campaign—PEPFAR, Tuberculosis and Global Fund held at Current Levels

Congress adjourned for seven weeks after completing action on a stopgap funding bill to keep the government running until December 11th with debate largely focused on the bill’s authorization of the President’s plan to train and equip Syrian rebel groups to mount an offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL).  Despite concerted […]

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Collaboration is key for protecting US investments in global health, say health leaders

“Health systems don’t begin or stop at the clinic,” said Mark Dybul, “because a bunch of health people are not going to deal with the black market.” From involving local law enforcement to INTERPOL to ensure high quality commodities, building effective health systems requires an integrated approach involving the right partners, Dybul, executive director of […]

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CDC names new Global AIDS division director

An infectious diseases physician and pediatrician with experience in both U.S. and global HIV responses will lead the Division of Global HIV/AIDS at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She will assume the post opened when Dr. Deborah Birx left in early April to head the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. […]

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Obama at CDC on Ebola: Describing “a potential threat to global security that has profound effects on all of us,” President announces scaled up government-wide strategy

The number of people infected with Ebola could rapidly grow from the thousands now counted and uncounted, to tens of thousands, and then to hundreds of thousands, President Obama said at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Ga today, as he announced a more intensive and strategic U.S. response to the […]

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HIV

Collaboration is key for protecting US investments in global health, say health leaders

“Health systems don’t begin or stop at the clinic,” said Mark Dybul, “because a bunch of health people are not going to deal with the black […]

Tuberculosis

TB trials highlight needs, opportunities

Two recently announced tuberculosis study results  could change approaches to treatment delivery and development, but only if funding allows the realization of the opportunities they highlight. […]

Research & Development

Ebola vaccine candidate safety study to launch next week at NIH

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin human testing of a vaccine candidate to prevent Ebola virus disease at the National Institutes […]

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Congress Funds Government until December 11 and Goes Home to Campaign—PEPFAR, Tuberculosis and Global Fund held at Current Levels

Congress adjourned for seven weeks after completing action on a stopgap funding bill to keep the government running until December 11th with debate largely focused on […]