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CIDRAP News: WHO notes clusters in recent MERS cases, unveils environmental sampling guide (Schnirring, 7/16). Reuters: Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class (Inveen, 7/16). The Telegraph: Philippines government sounds national alert after steep rise in deaths from dengue (Smith, 7/16). The Telegraph: Pakistan sees surge…

Political, Financial Commitment, Sustained Action Needed To End Violence Against Children

Project Syndicate: No Excuse for Violence Against Children Etienne Krug, director of the WHO’s Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence, and Injury Prevention (NVI); Zoleka Mandela, writer and activist; and Howard Taylor, executive director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (GPEVAC) “…[V]iolence, mental and sexual…

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CIDRAP News: Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots (Roos, 7/9). CIDRAP News: Data show MERS cases, deaths on decline since 2016 (Soucheray, 7/9). Devex: What does the commitment to green U.K. aid mean in practice? (Root, 7/10). The Guardian: Device could bring both solar power…

CSIS Releases July 2019 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter: July 2019 In the July 2019 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, highlights recent publications, podcasts, and events hosted by CSIS,…

CSIS Paper Discusses Opportunities For U.S. Engagement To Help Africa Address Demographic Shifts

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Demographic Trends and Youth Empowerment in Africa: Opportunities for U.S. Engagement Janet Fleischman, senior associate with the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, discusses opportunities for U.S. engagement in helping African countries address demographic shifts, including through “expanding access to adolescent health, voluntary family…

At International Conference, Global Community, Religious Leaders Asked To Do More To Prevent Child Marriage, FGM, Treat Women Survivors

Agence France-Presse: African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation “Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar said Tuesday…” (6/18). The Guardian: Senior Islamic cleric issues fatwa against…

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Deutsche Welle: Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression (6/8). Devex: Video: The rise of vaccine hesitancy (Abrahams/Mihari, 6/10). The Guardian: It’s not just girls — one in 30 young men were married as children (Ratcliffe, 6/7). The Guardian: Prevention: the new holy grail of treating mental illness (Rice-Oxley, 6/8).…

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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates record $180M grant to Emory (Mandel, 6/6). The BMJ: Maternity services: women want respect and dignity above all else, finds global survey (Kmietowicz, 6/7). Devex: How to address the midwife challenges threatening maternal care (Root, 6/7). Devex:¬†How to better integrate gender…