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The $1 paper microscope that could change the way we diagnose diseases:
Good news via @PEPFAR: @USAID announces $500 mill in 3 new #HIV & #AIDS awards @USAIDGH #AIDS2014
yes! @GAVISeth: "#India needs these new vaccines" – the importance of making new #vaccineswork for Indian children
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Let us "test you for #TB and, if you have it, let us return to offer you treatment." Novel approach in Canada:
Mark Dybul of @GlobalFund: To maintain donor $, we must: 1. Drive down disease incidence and 2. Build up country ownership #AIDS2014
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How did the trajectory of #AIDS in India change over the past decade?
In 1986, 3.5 million cases of #guineaworm. In 2005, 11,000 cases. 2014: <100 projected. #hugeprogress… #millionssaved
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6 innovations that are changing the face of farming: #agriculture
These little capsules of Vitamin A are making a big difference around the world: #nutrition
Following #MandelaDay meet six of South Africa's rising stars - interactive
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How Ethiopia is using #midwives to save more mothers and babies:
How millions of little capsules of vitamin A are helping children around the world:
Our friends and colleagues had more work to do. We’ll miss their knowledge, activism, and dedication to saving lives. #AIDS2014 #MH17
African men take on Hollywood stereotypes:
"How can we make agriculture sexy and sustainable?" Interview with entrepreneur @salifrniang:
"Mobile midwife" gives new mothers health information, appointment reminders:
How do you end family #homelessness? Rapid re-housing and economic opportunities are key:
Need a little good news? The world is a hair’s breadth away from eradicating Guinea Worm. by @nprGlobalHealth
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How can a design tweak in injectable contraceptives make a difference for women in Africa? via @FastCoExist
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New condoms are promising for global health--and may "feel really good for everyone."
RT @Slate: Babies born to healthy, educated mothers have one major thing in common:
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