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Cost Shouldn’t be a Barrier for Access to Essential Medicines

By Dave Ross, ScD President and Chief Executive Officer The Task Force for Global Health Most people in the world do not have access to medicines available to people in the United States and Europe. As many as 6 billion …

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The World’s Vulnerable Are Losing

During the presidential election, the most vulnerable people in the world have become almost invisible. The refugee crisis has disappeared from our television screens. The Zika epidemic is gone. And the people of Haiti are left to deal with the clean up from Hurricane Matthew and the cholera crisis with almost no attention.

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UN General Assembly Elevates Antibiotic Resistance to Crisis Level

What do we do if antibiotics no longer work and are no longer the “miracle drug” we’ve all come to take for granted since at least the 1940s?

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Sir Richard Peto Receives CDC Foundation Hero Award

By Dr. Judy Monroe, president & CEO of the CDC Foundation Did you know that cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart attack and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the world today? Eighty percent of CVD deaths are …

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Join CARE’s Walk in Her Shoes to Help End Poverty for Women and Girls

By Nicole Harris, CARE Media Relations Manager For more than 20 years of our 70-year history, CARE has been headquartered in Atlanta. From our bright orange building at the corner of Piedmont and Ellis St, we help provide women, girls …

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Young African Leaders Inspired to Take Lessons in Global Public Health Back Home

A delegation of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Fellows, representing 22 countries, visited The Task Force for Global Health on July 22 to learn about the organization’s work in Africa and better understand the role global public health plays in …

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