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U.S. National Security Adviser Delivers Remarks On Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: A New Africa Strategy This blog post highlights remarks delivered by Ambassador John Bolton, U.S. national security adviser, on the Trump administration’s new Africa strategy. Bolton “emphasized that President Trump’s Africa strategy is the result of an intensive interagency process, and reflects the core tenets…

Young Infant Recovers From Ebola In DRC As Officials Report 10 Additional Cases

Associated Press: ‘Young miracle’: Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak “They call her the ‘young miracle.’ A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest survivor in what is…

Addressing Poor-Quality Medicines Vital To Sustaining Progress Against, Ending Malaria

Devex: Opinion: To end malaria, we cannot ignore the reality of poor-quality medicines Ronald T. Piervincenzi, chief executive officer of USP, and Delese Mimi Darko, pharmacist and chief executive officer of Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority “…WHO estimates that one in 10 medicines in low- and middle-income countries are substandard…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press/POLITICO: U.N. chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks (12/13). Devex: How hard to reach are the ‘hard to reach’? (Abrahams, 12/13). Devex: Supporting disability advocacy: Insights from Savina Nongebatu (Cornish, 12/12). Devex: Older generation at risk of being left behind in push for UHC (Root, 12/12). Global…

Ebola Cases In DRC Continue To Increase, Officials Concerned About Spread To Goma

CIDRAP News: Ebola outbreak grows as DRC issues alerts in Goma “The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) health ministry [on Wednesday] in its daily Ebola update reported five new cases and nine new deaths and added that 100 suspected cases are under investigation. Outbreak totals now stand at 505…

DRC Ebola Cases Reach 500; Vaccinations Of Frontline Workers To Begin In South Sudan

CIDRAP News: Ebola count in DRC hits 500 in growing outbreak “The world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak hit another milestone [Tuesday], as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recorded two new cases, raising outbreak totals to 500, including 289 deaths…” (Soucheray, 12/11). San Francisco Chronicle: South Sudan to begin Ebola…

More News In Global Health

BBC: Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where’s it going? (Goodman, 12/12). The Guardian: ‘Yemenis are left so poor they kill themselves before the hunger does’ (12/11). Global Health NOW: Demystifying a ‘Curse’ (McNeish, 12/11). The Guardian: ‘What happened to me will not happen to my daughters’: sexual violence in…

World Bank Experts Discuss Challenges Of Providing Primary Health Care In Libya

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Is there a doctor in the house? The challenge of primary health care in Libya Ernest Massiah, practice manager in the Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice at the World Bank’s Middle East North Africa Region; Moustafa Abdalla, senior health specialist at the World Bank; and…

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