Health & Science

First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia

Conference on Global Action Against Dementia at the WHO

“No one can win the fight against this devastating illness alone.” Statement by HHS Secretary Hunt delivered by Ambassador Hamamoto

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Secretary Kerry: Press Statement on the Release of The National Security Strategy

National Security Strategy

This National Security Strategy is a blueprint to leverage America’s leadership in a more complicated world than many people would have ever imagined.

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VIDEO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Addresses WHO Executive Board

EPA's Gina McCarthy at the WHO

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed the Executive Board of the World Health Organization January 29, 2015. Video footage of her statement courtesy of the World Health Organizations Multimedia team.

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Remarks by Assistant Secretary Kolker at WHO Executive Board Special Session on Ebola

The U.S. Delegation at the WHO Executive Board Special Session on Ebola

WHO’s EB adopts consensus resolution co-sponsored by the United States aimed at improving WHO’s capacity to respond to global health emergencies such as Ebola.

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PEPFAR, Gates and Nike Foundations Partner to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls, Young Women

Adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2013, over 80 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in the hardest hit countries occurred in girls. Every year, an astonishing 380,000 adolescent girls and young women are infected with HIV.

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U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.

We are actively working with federal colleagues, the medical and scientific community, industry, and international organizations and regulators to help expedite the development and availability of medical products …

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Remarks by Samantha Power at the German Marshall Fund on the Intl Response to the Ebola Crisis

We need more doctors and more nurses. More beds and more treatment facilities. More personal protective equipment. More burial teams and more ambulances. More cell phones

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U.S. Statement by Ambassador Hamamoto on Ebola at ITU PP-14

This is a global problem that requires urgent action by the entire ITU membership.

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FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government’s Response to Ebola at Home and Abroad

The U.S. is operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the threat of Ebola here at home, enhance our broader domestic preparedness, and contain the epidemic in West Africa.

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A Test of Global Citizenship: Secretary Kerry Calls for Collective Global Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry

No one country, no individual group of nations is going to resolve this problem by themselves. This is going to take a collective, global response.

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