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New Issue Of NIH Fogarty International Center’s ‘Global Health Matters’ Newsletter Available Online

NIH Fogarty International Center: Fogarty International Center’s Global Health Matters The most recent issue of the Fogarty International Center’s newsletter contains various articles addressing global health topics, including one about a webinar during which several leaders of coronavirus response teams in Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Rwanda presented best practices…

CDC, Partners Work To Mitigate Impacts Of COVID-19 On HIV Services In Tanzania

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: CDC Tanzania and partners: Ensure HIV services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic This post discusses the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic for routine HIV prevention, testing, and treatment services in Tanzania, as well as the efforts of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Aid For Sudan Amid COVID-19, Floods

USAID: United States Announces $81 Million In Humanitarian Assistance To Help The People Of Sudan “…[T]he United States announced $81 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Sudan as they confront ongoing severe challenges related to a deteriorating economy, the global pandemic, and the worst floods in more than…

Blog Posts, Report Address Issues Related To COVID-19, Including Global Response, Support For Africa’s Health Systems, Vaccine Race

International Rescue Committee: IRC COVID-19 response report — Fall 2020 (10/23). ODI: 12 leaders’ perspectives on supporting Africa’s health systems through Covid-19 Donald Kabureka, African Union Covid-19 special envoy and chair of the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and colleagues (10/23). Science Speaks: The…

Fewer Than 4% Of Wuhan Residents Have Coronavirus Antibodies; European Nations Reimpose Lockdowns; WHO Provides $2M To Iraq For COVID-19; U.S. Breaks Single Day Case Count Record

AFRICA CNBC: Africa could be about to see its first post-Covid default after Zambia skips interest payment (Smith, 10/26). ASIA AP: India’s festive season spawns fears of renewed virus surge (Saaliq, 10/25). UPI: Fewer than 4% of people in Wuhan have COVID-19 antibodies, study finds (Dunleavy, 10/23). EUROPE Washington Post:…

CDC’s MMWR Reports Discuss Namibia’s Experience Adapting HIV Treatment Programs In Response To COVID-19, Zambia’s First 100 Cases Of COVID-19

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Rapid Adaptation of HIV Treatment Programs in Response to COVID-19 — Namibia, 2020 Steven Y. Hong of the Division of Global HIV and TB at the CDC’s Center for Global Health and colleagues discuss Namibia’s experience coordinating its national HIV treatment program with its…

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