Global TB Report shows TB World’s Biggest Infectious killer for fourth year running and most of the cases are on our doorstep

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The WHO Global TB Report 2018 shows that TB remains the world’s top infectious killer and that 36 percent of people with TB are missed by health systems. Data from the report illustrates how global progress on TB remains stalled, highlighting the importance of raising TB as an important political...

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Despite progress made in polio eradication, initiative phaseout poses threat to at-risk countries

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“Rethinking how to achieve global health goals, such as universal immunization, can be daunting, especially when restricted within large global programs and financing mechanisms,” Laura Kerr, LLM, a policy advocacy officer for child health at RESULTS UK, and Leila Stennett, campaigns director at RESULTS Australia, wrote. “Yet the scale of the wind down of...

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Risks and opportunities as funding for polio disappears with the disease

The dissolution of a partnership the size of GPEI is unprecedented. GPEI investments have supported polio vaccinations, trained and supported human resources, as well as provided technical programmatic support. These investments have had an impact well beyond polio eradication in many countries, supporting routine immunisation systems and allowing for other...

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