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The Lancet To Approach Nutrition From Several Perspectives In 2019

The Lancet: 2019: the year for nutrition Editorial Board “Poor nutrition is a key driver and risk factor for disease. … In 2019, we are approaching nutrition from several perspectives. Published [on Wednesday], Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets for Sustainable Food Systems links nutritional targets…

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aidsmap: HIV and schistosomiasis programs should be combined to reduce the spread of HIV (Carter, 1/15). Bloomberg: Billionaire Donors Team Up for Global Impact Fund (Gordon, 1/15). Devex: The World Bank presidential race heats up (Igoe, 1/17). Devex: Oxfam internal inquiry finds ‘pervasive’ culture of bullying (Edwards, 1/17). The Guardian:…

Philippines President Duterte Signs Law Aimed At Strengthening Government’s HIV/AIDS Response

ABS-CBN News: Duterte signs HIV-AIDS law “President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that seeks to strengthen government response to the growing number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) cases in the country, Palace officials said Wednesday…” (Placido, 1/9). Philippine Star: Duterte signs strengthened law on…

IntraHealth International Experts Discuss Importance Of High-Quality Postabortion Care For Young People

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: Why Should Postabortion Care Be Youth-Friendly? Mallory Michalak, 2018 UNC-IntraHealth summer fellow, speaks with Stembile Mugore, a midwife and public health professional at IntraHealth International, about the importance of postabortion care for young people and how to improve sexual and reproductive health services for this group (1/9).

Practice Of Banishing Menstruating Women Continues In Nepal Despite Being Outlawed

Foreign Policy: In Nepal, Tradition Is Killing Women “…In Nepal’s predominantly agrarian communities, women are banished from their homes every month when they get their periods. Many are relegated to menstruation huts or sheds that families … have specifically built for their daughters or daughters-in-law; many other women are sent…

More People Being Trafficked Globally, In Conflict Zones, UNODC Report Shows

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Human trafficking worsens in conflict zones as militants deploy slaves — U.N. “Human trafficking is becoming more ‘horrific’ in conflict zones, where armed groups keep women as sex slaves and use child soldiers to spread fear, the United Nations said on Monday, warning of widespread impunity. From…

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Homeland Preparedness News: Increasing severity of pandemic trends spurred by urbanization, air travel (Galford, 1/4). New York Times: China’s Health Care Crisis (Kessel, 1/7). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Barred from bathing and banished from home — period taboos around the world (Banerji, 1/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: How forgotten local plants could…

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BuzzFeed News: 8 Disease Outbreaks From 2018 That You Should Know About (Kee, 12/16). Devex: DFID urged to push for bolder U.N. humanitarian reforms (Edwards, 12/19). The Economist: Why did Nigeria ban UNICEF? (12/18). The Economist: Scanning mosquitoes with infrared light could help to control malaria (12/18). The Guardian: ‘The…

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