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Report provides blueprint for US role in global health issues

An expert committee report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the role of the US in global health was unveiled at a recent briefing as a guide for the Trump administration on vital global health concerns. The report highlights four key priority areas -- global health security; HIV, tuberculosis and malaria; women and children; and cardiovascular disease and cancer -- and also noted challenges such as shortages in countermeasures and the need for better coordination with numerous organizations.

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