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Will Aid Get a Boost from Europe’s New Financial Transaction Tax?

Several European countries may adapt a new Financial Transaction Tax by January 2014. That could be a big boon for international health and development.

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Not on A-1: Fighting Malnutrition in Somalia

A video from Unicef offers some key insights into how the international community and local partners are taking on this problem. Watch and learn.

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Bill Gates: Despite Attacks on Health Workers, Polio Eradication By 2018

Bill Gates is doing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) right now. For the uninitiated, this is when someone submits to be asked questions by Reddit users and answers as many as possible. I think he made some news with his response to the following question.

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The Pope’s Condom Evolution

Pope Benedict went from an ardent opponent to cautious supporter of condoms as a way to prevent the spread of disease.

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Polio Health Workers Massacred in Nigeria

The attacks in Nigeria suggest that Islamist inspired terrorist groups are opening a new, global front against health workers.

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Fighting TB in Africa’s Mines

A special guest post by Musa Mkoko, who is a former gold miner in South Africa.

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