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AFP: Coronavirus crippling fight against other pandemic: TB (Galey, 11/16). AP: Public health programs see surge in students amid pandemic (Smith/Young, 11/17). Borgen Magazine: Nootkatone: A New Weapon to Fight Insect-Borne Diseases (Jaffee, 11/16). Devex: Witchcraft accusations and cataracts: The effects of open-fire cooking in Tanzania (Chakamba, 11/17). The Guardian:…

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AP: Ukraine’s president tests positive for COVID-19 (11/10). AP: As virus spikes, Europe runs low on ICU beds, hospital staff (Hinnant et al., 11/10). AP: Hard-hit Belgium sees light at the end of virus tunnel (Petrequin, 11/9). AP: U.N.: Pandemic threatens Latin America’s next generation (Smith, 11/9). Borgen Magazine: A…

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Borgen Magazine: Senator Bob Casey’s Poverty Reduction Efforts (McWilliams, 11/3). Borgen Magazine: South America’s Indigenous Populations Combat COVID-19 (Engels, 11/3). Devex: COVID-19 is just part of the story for NGOs in the Pacific (Cornish, 11/4). Devex: Q&A: Why resilience is key to improved delivery of aid (Root, 11/3). The Guardian:…

WHO, Partners Launch Guidance On Developing Digital Health Interventions With, For Young People

WHO: Young people and digital health interventions: working together to design better “WHO and partners launch new guidance on designing digital health interventions with and for young people. Digital tools are an increasingly popular approach to improving health worldwide — particularly among adolescents and young people, who are accessing the…

COVID-19 Pandemic Hindering Already Slow Progress On Women’s Rights, U.N. Report Says; Women’s, Girls’ Mental Health Suffers Amid Pandemic In Lower-Income Countries

Devex: The pandemic takes its toll on women and girls’ mental health “Experts are sounding the alarm about the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of women and girls in lower-income countries. … [W]omen and girls in low- and middle-income countries are facing a cluster of social and…

Lancet Global Health Piece Examines Emergence Of Gender Inequalities In Health, Well-Being Across Childhood, Adolescence In Asia-Pacific Region

The Lancet Global Health: Gender inequalities in health and wellbeing across the first two decades of life: an analysis of 40 low-income and middle-income countries in the Asia-Pacific region Elissa Kennedy, co-program director for Maternal and Child Health and co-head of Global Adolescent Health at Burnet Institute, and colleagues discuss…

Blog Posts, Issue Briefs, Statements Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Impacts On Adolescent Girls, Young Women; Africa’s Economy; Humanitarian, Resilience Investing

Center for Global Development: Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience Ijaz Nabi, non-resident fellow with CGD (10/15). Friends of the Global Fight: The Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescent Girls and Young Women and Needed Responses (10/15). Johns Hopkins University’s “Hub”: Study identifies dire economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa Laura…

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Releases 2-Part Series On Malaria In Early Life

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health: Malaria in early life “Malaria infections are harmful to both the pregnant mother and the developing fetus. Malaria is associated with a 3-4 times increased risk of miscarriage and a substantially increased risk of stillbirth, and it disproportionately affects children younger than 5 years.…

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