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FHI 360 Researcher Discusses Paper On Understanding, Addressing Adolescents’ Gender Norm Perceptions In Development Programming

FHI 360’s “R&E Search for Evidence”: Why understanding adolescents’ perceptions of gender inequitable norms is important for development programmingJudith Nalukwago, a monitoring and evaluation manager for FHI 360’s Communication for Healthy Communities program in Uganda, discusses a paper she and her colleagues published on “gender norms associated with adolescent sexual…

WHO Urges Southeast Asia Region To Strengthen Efforts To Eliminate Cervical Cancer

WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia: Accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer: WHO”World Health Organization urged countries in its South-East Asia Region to accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030. ‘Countries need to expand vaccination, screening, detection, and treatment services for everyone, everywhere to address the growing problem of…

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech engineers head Gates-fueled mission to tackle sewage (Quinn, 9/5). The Lancet: Gavi sets US$7·4 billion replenishment target (9/7). MedPage Today: ‘Worrying’ Rates of Latent MDR Tuberculosis (Jenkins, 9/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Just say no? Sierra Leone tests new ways to cut teen pregnancy (Peyton, 9/5). SciDev.Net: Q&A: ‘Women are needed,’…

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Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

Global Community Should Invest In Adolescent Health, CEO Of Fondation Botnar Says

Health Affairs Blog: The Forgotten Billion In Universal Health Coverage And Three Ways To Make Them A Priority Stefan Germann, chief executive officer at Fondation Botnar, discusses the importance of investing in adolescent health, writing, “There are many reasons to be optimistic about a future that puts young people’s health…

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Associated Press: New Zealand government plans to ease abortion restrictions (Perry, 8/5). Borgen Magazine: Mitigating the Effect of Anti-Vaxxers on Global Health (Ramos, 8/5). Borgen Magazine: The Eradication of Malaria in Argentina and Algeria (Hall, 8/3). Borgen Magazine: Legislation to Tackle Violence Against Women Around the World (Bryant, 8/3). Health…

The Telegraph Examines PEPFAR’s DREAMS Initiative In Uganda

The Telegraph: Daring to dream: The women and girls on HIV’s new front line “…Women and girls … now occupy the front line of the war on HIV in Uganda and much of sub-Saharan Africa. There are other high risk groups but, by weight of numbers, it is this group…

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Associated Press: Bangladesh grapples with country’s worst dengue outbreak (Jahangir, 7/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s work on vision ‘needs to go on,’ expert Alarcos Cieza says (Lieberman, 7/31). Devex: Reducing stigma in health facilities to achieve UHC (Politzer, 7/31). The Guardian: British man charged with distributing bleach ‘cure’ to Ugandans (Mwesigwa,…