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New Ways of Quickly Diagnosing Children Most At Risk for Pneumonia

On this World Pneumonia Day, I am proud to announce new grants to ten scientists working on nine projects in seven countries to test out-of-the-box ideas to improve pneumonia detection.

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Africa Leading the Way

Events leading up to the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland this June will focus, in part, on the intersection of hunger, food, nutrition, and the need to transform the agricultural development sector in Africa in order to lift families out of poverty. As our global leaders draft agendas and assemble working groups, however, it is critical that they also seek out and listen to the voices of those who know what it will take to succeed in this effort—farmers and community leaders on the ground in Africa and in the labs, marketplaces, and government offices throughout the continent.

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Listen Up, Leaders: EU Aid More than Pays for Itself

As Europe’s leaders prepare for the EU budget summit next week, it’s crucial that development aid champions stand up and fight to protect these lifesaving funds.

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Tackling Undernutrition: “Everyone’s Problem, But No One’s Responsibility?”

Undernutrition is subject to influences from both the public and private sectors and suffers from a chronic lack of funding, which has resulted in nutrition being “everyone’s problem, but no one’s responsibility.”

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