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Opinion Pieces Recognize World Toilet Day, Links With Women’s, Girls’ Rights

NPR: Happy #WorldToiletDay! Here’s What It’s Like To Live Without One Jane Otai, senior program adviser at Jhpiego “…Many of the Sustainable Development Goals endorsed by the U.N. this year hinge on girls gaining an education. We need to recognize that in many regions of the world, that hinges on…

U.S. Foreign Aid Investment Helps Attract Other Funding For Global Health, Humanitarian Programs

The Hill: The Safe Motherhood Project Bruce Wilkinson, president and CEO of the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) “…Successful and sustainable foreign aid requires private-public partnerships, locally and internationally. … Without [the U.S.] government’s leadership in South Sudan, the ability to attract other funders into a broad portfolio of assistance…

Global Community Must Prioritize Polio Eradication Efforts In Areas Experiencing Human Migration, Conflict

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Unsettled World Creates New Challenges for Polio Eradication — IMB Nellie Bristol, senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses recommendations from an October 2015 report of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication initiative, including…

Donor Contributions Will Allow WFP To Continue Food Aid Operations In Ethiopia

U.N. News Centre: Ethiopia: crucial funding helps U.N. agency avoid cutbacks in food aid to drought-affected people “Thanks to timely contributions from key donors, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced [Thursday] that it is able to continue food distributions later this month for more than 1.5 million people in the…

Political Violence In Burundi Forcing Many To Flee Homes, Face Food Insecurity

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Violence, hunger, poverty stalk troubled Burundi, many flee homes “Political violence, a shrinking economy, and biting aid cuts are worsening poverty and hunger across Burundi, amid reports that thousands of people are internally displaced and unable to get help…” (Migiro, 11/18).

Articles Examine Creating Health Leadership In Academic, Village Settings In Resource-Limited Uganda

Human Resources for Health: Global health leadership training in resource-limited settings: a collaborative approach by academic institutions and local health care programs in Uganda Damalie Nakanjako of Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, and colleagues examine the results among Ugandan participants in the Afya Bora Global Health…

Integrating WASH Into Nutrition Programs Can Help Prevent Undernutrition

USAID’s “Impact”: What does water, sanitation, and hygiene have to do with nutrition? Everything. In recognition of World Toilet Day on November 19, Merri Weinger, environmental health team leader at USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, discusses the link between water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition, as well as the…

After Nearly 2 Years, Guinea Begins Countdown To End Of Ebola Epidemic

News outlets continue to report on the release of Guinea’s last Ebola patient and the start of a 42-day countdown to the end of Ebola transmission. Associated Press: Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola after nearly 2 years (Diallo, 11/17). BBC News: Guinea’s last Ebola patient recovers in Conakry…

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