Canada announces a $1.21b to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria 

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New York City – The COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed health systems, and lockdowns have disrupted health services worldwide. This has had a devastating impact on efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. TB and malaria deaths have increased and progress on reducing HIV-related deaths has stalled. We need to redouble our efforts in fighting for all those we have not reached, …

Trudeau to meet Ardern, Macron at UNGA in New York on Sept 20

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will travel to New York City, from September 20 to 22, 2022, to participate in the 77th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. During his visit, the Prime Minister will continue to work closely with our global partners to grow the middle class and generate economic growth that …

WHO Improving Children’s Health in Low Income Countries

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Geneva – The world has prioritized funding for the prevention and treatment of malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, and malnutrition for decades, and with the shrinking rates of those conditions, we see those efforts have paid off! Now, we need to increase awareness and funding initiatives for pediatric surgery in low- to middle-income countries, as lack of access to surgical care is …

WHO prequalifies 1st monoclonal antibody, tocilizumab, to treat COVID-19

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Washington – Aiming to increase access to recommended treatments for COVID-19, WHO today added tocilizumab, a monoclonal antibody, to its list of prequalified treatments for COVID-19. To date, six COVID-19 treatments have been prequalified by WHO, including the three presentations (three vials, each with a different quantity) of the product prequalified today. The three prequalified products are manufactured by the …