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Ebola and Global Health: Exposing fault lines and searching for vision

Sometimes it takes a crisis to test existing structures and expose all the fault lines. Ebola has been pummelling its way through West Africa and in addition to the lives claimed by the epidemic, it has exposed the state of Global Health’s leadership as well as the current paradigms through which we view health at the global level.

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EU approves US$947 million for African clinical trials

Cape Town – The European Council has approved a 683 million euro (US$947 million) budget proposal for the second phase of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP2) to boost medical research in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Fund to improve African maternal, child health launched

Nairobi – The Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) plans to fund leading African and Canadian researchers to find solutions aimed at improving health systems for mothers and children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Oil royalties mostly failing to fill research coffers

Bogota – Several developing nations have mooted the idea of funding public research with a tax on, or royalties from, natural resources, such as oil, but only a few appear to have made good on their promise.

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Malawi finally opens science and tech university

Lilongwe – Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST), located in the southern region’s tea-growing district of Thyolo, opened its doors to the first batch of students last month (31 March), ten years after it was proposed.

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Humanitarian Funding Urgently Needed for the Central African Republic

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said that the Central African Republic (CAR) is facing a dire humanitarian situation which the WFP is ill-equipped to deal with. With only 32% of the funds it needs, the WFP says it “will be unable to scale-up ahead of the planting and rainy seasons, or to respond in newly secured areas.”

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