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Global health briefs - February 2023

January/ February 2023 | Volume 22 Number 1

Nature establishes open access for LMIC authors

Springer Nature announced that primary research from authors from World Bank-classified low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) accepted for publication in either Nature or one of the Nature research journals can now be published open access at no cost.

State to open global health security bureau

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced his intent to establish the Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy which will bring together several existing offices, including PEPFAR. He will ask current U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Dr. John Nkengasong, to be the first head of the new bureau.

WHO releases health equity report

The Global report on health equity for persons with disabilities makes evidence-based recommendations for country-level actions to address gaps in health care and standards, including 40 targeted and comprehensive actions that countries can take to strengthen their health systems and reduce health inequities for persons with disabilities.

Meharry announces Global Health Equity Institute

The Global Health Institute at Meharry Medical College will serve as the foundation for the first school dedicated to global public health at a historical Black college or university. Daniel E. Dawes, J.D., a health policy expert, researcher, and attorney, will lead the Institute. The school is set to open in 2026.

Lancet Global Health seeks guest editors

Lancet Global Health is looking for guest editors who are currently working in a global health field, preferably at the early-career to mid-career stage and based in an LMIC. This is one of various initiatives announced by the journal to honor their commitment to making global health research, publishing, and practice a more equitable and effective space.

Updated February 14, 2023

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