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Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times One cost of the uproar over Greg Mortenson, and the allegations that he fictionalized his school-building story in the best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea,” is likely to be cynicism about whether aid makes a difference. But there are...

Seth Berkley, The Congress Blog There’s one bromide any decent physician endorses — the one about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure. When it comes to ending the AIDS pandemic, U.S. policymakers from both sides of the aisle have embraced this notion...

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report Reuters featured an interview with Afghanistan's Acting Health Minister Suraya Dalil on the sidelines of the World Health Assembly in Geneva. "Afghanistan, whose government is fighting a worsening insurgency that has dragged on for nearly a decade since the U.S.-backed...

Helen Evans, Blog 4 Global Health GENEVA — I am Helen Evans, the interim chief executive of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, and our mission is to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries. Right now we...

John Wecker, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Blog At the end of African Vaccination Week, last week, top health officials in Sudan held a press conference in which they announced their intention to introduce, on a nationwide scale, a vaccine against rotavirus - the most deadly...

Reuters Bill Gates called on Tuesday for strengthened immunization programs against infectious diseases to save 4 million lives by 2015 and 10 million lives by 2020 during a "decade of vaccines." Read more....

PharmaBiz.com GAVI Alliance, a Geneva-based Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has committed US$100 million to help tackle meningitis A in Cameroon, Chad, and Nigeria. This is part of a strategy to save lives in Africa with a new life-saving vaccine, MenAfriVac. Africa’s ‘meningitis belt’ covers 25 countries stretching...

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