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CREATING A GLOBAL FOOTPRINT: TARGETING PRESSING PUBLIC HEALTH NEEDS
By Johnson & Johnson

The scientific community has made significant progress in efforts to extend and enhance human health. By  developing treatments and vaccines to reduce the burden of some of the most debilitating..

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BUILDING RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS FOR HEALTH
By Mark Dybul
Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

A culture of continual improvement and innovation has driven a marked improvement in on-time delivery of medicines, health products and equipment in many countries. What makes a health care system ..

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MAKING MENTAL HEALTH A GLOBAL PRIORITY
By Dr.Margaret Chan
Director General, WHO

The cultural and historical contexts for taking action in different countries vary considerably, but all face one  common barrier: stigma. Mental disorders are something people don’t want to know..

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ZIKA AND BEYOND: HOW TO COMMUNICATE ABOUT CRISES
By ANTHONY S. FAUCI, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health

During the Ebola outbreak, we admitted two patients infected with the virus to the NIH Clinical Center. People would ask me, “My goodness, are you putting us at great risk?” So I would ask them,..

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Exploring new areas of knowledge
By Universidade De Aveiro

At just 42 years of age, Universidade de Aveiro (UA) is a youthful institution with a reputation for its unconventional attitude and its innovative spirit. UA is based in the Portuguese city of Aveiro..

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17 million lives
By Mark Dybul
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Not long ago, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria looked unstoppable. In many countries, AIDS devastated an entire generation, leaving countless orphans and shattered communities. Malaria killed young chil..

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The Special Expanded Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases
By WHO ESPEN

The World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) is poised to launch the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) - a new entity which priorit..

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Ebola: Lessons learned
By Dr.Margaret Chan
Director General, WHO

Honourable ministers, ladies and gentlemen, I will focus my remarks on lessons learned and the IHR. Managing the global regime for controlling the international spread of disease is a central an..

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Sustainable development needs sustainable financing. Taclikng NCD’s is no exception
By Dr.Oleg Chestnov
WHO Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Disease and Mental Health

I recently heard the story of Evelyne Musera, a woman being treated for her Type 2 diabetes in Nairobi. Like many Kenyans, Evelyne pays out of her own pocket for the visit, plus the medicines she need..

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How 2015 Nobel Prize drug might rid Africa of ancient Scourges
By Peter J Hotez
Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Disclosure statement Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, is president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin), Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair for Tropical Pediatrics and dean of the National School of..

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Ebola Committment
By Paul Stoffels
Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson has made a commitment of up to $200 million to accelerate and significantly expand the production of an Ebola vaccine program in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Compani..

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WHO: Director-General addresses conference on health and climate
By Margaret Chan
Director-General of the World Health Organisation

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization Opening remarks at the Conference on Health and Climate Excellencies, honourable ministers, distinguished participants, colleague..

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Dealing with noncommunicable diseases
By WHO
World Health Organization

Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) pose a serious threat not only to global public health but also to the global economy and sustainable human development (1).  A total of 56 million deaths occurred wor..

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Investing in Healthcare: It Is Simply the Smart Thing to Do
By Janssen

At Janssen, the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are committed to advancing global healthcare. Improving lives through the development of breakthrough medical innovations and pati..

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We Can Defeat AIDS, TB and Malaria if We All Come Together
By Mark Dybul
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Defeating HIV, tuberculosis and malaria is no longer something unthinkable. This is the first generation to have the historic opportunity to end two plagues of millennia – malaria and tuberculosis ..

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Healthcare – an investment for future economic growth
By Adrian Thomas
Janssen

Implications and opportunities in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis At Janssen, we believe that health is a powerful engine for social and economic growth. As the world emerges from the glob..

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Universal health coverage
By Margaret Chan
Director-General of the World Health Organisation

The goal of moving towards universal health coverage is gaining support, sometimes very enthusiastic support, often very high-level support. Since publication of the 2010 World health report on h..

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Seizing the opportunity to defeat AIDS, TB and malaria
By Mark Dybul
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis & Malaria

As a global community, we have an historic opportunity to defeat HIV, tuberculosis and malaria so that our legacy to successive generations is a world free of the burden of these three plagues. Onl..

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Zinc & Health at Teck
By ZincSavesLives

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company and one of the world’s largest producers of zinc. Teck’s Zinc & Health programme, launched in 2011, seeks to raise awareness of and prov..

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Global health – challenges and opportunities
By Peter Piot
Director & Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

On the eve of the historic G20 meeting in Russia, the world faces immense challenges, not least in health. Millions of people continue to suffer and die from preventable and treatable diseases ranging..

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