Tag Archives: Ghana

COVID-19: A doctor explores preparedness in Ghana

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The following is a guest post by Dr. Bertha Serwa Ayi A beast is on the loose. A disease named COVID-19. Wall Street has eyes on the beast and its potential to turn a bull market into a bear market. Like a beast with a fire-lit tail it is going from country to country lighting […]

Clinton, Goosby Speeches Could Shed Light on Administration Plans for Global Health

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From the implementation of so-called “smart power” diplomacy to the future of PEPFAR, there are many unanswered questions about the Obama administration’s approach to foreign aid. For starters, who will head USAID, which oversees many US global health programs as well as other development assistance? The buzz so far has centered on health-care pioneer Paul […]

From U.S. Senate to G8 Summit, Global Health Issues at Stake

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From Capitol Hill to sub-Saharan Africa, the subject of spending on global health is likely to take center stage this week, or at least a more prominent place than usual. But the increased attention may not result in more robust resources for the deadly epidemics of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. In Washington, the Senate Appropriations Committee […]