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Health Indicator Progress Slipping In Africa, Making Gains In E.U., Reports Show

Devex: Côte D’Ivoire, Egypt, and Togo lead Africa on development progress “The rate of progress on human development has slowed over the past five years, according to the 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, released [Monday]. The report found that progress in education has ‘nearly ground to a halt’ and…

Global Efforts To Prevent Rubella, Related Congenital Syndrome Making Progress Worldwide

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Rubella and CRS Elimination: A Race Worth Winning Susan Reef, medical epidemiologist and Rubella Team lead, and Gavin Grant, medical epidemiologist, both with the CDC’s Global Immunization Division, discuss global efforts to prevent rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), including improved vaccination coverage and surveillance. The…

Philippines Health Department Resumes Contraceptive Distribution Following Agency Ruling, Lifting Of Supreme Court Restraining Order

CNN Philippines: DOH starts distribution of contraceptives “The Health Department (DOH) said Thursday it is now distributing family planning supplies to regional health offices. This comes four days after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced 51 contraceptives are non-abortifacients, thereby lifting a temporary restraining order on these that was…

Devex Examines Importance Of Partnerships For Achieving Global Health Goals

Devex: How to make global health partnerships work: Key insights from the field “Partnership will be the key to UNITAID’s new $50 million, five-year investment in increasing antimalarial treatment for pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. … The Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy — or Tiptop — program ……

More News In Global Health

The Atlantic: The Muslim Overpopulation Myth That Just Won’t Die (Varagur, 11/14). Bloomberg: Deadly Air Pollution Becomes a Common Enemy for Rivals India and Pakistan (Kay/Marlow, 11/14). CIDRAP News: Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest (Soucheray, 11/14). CNN: 16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health…

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