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Borgen Magazine: Telemedicine in Developing Countries (Barnes, 5/15). CNBC: ‘Superbugs’ are a hidden danger in the fight against coronavirus, says former CDC director (Cher, 5/13). Financial Times: Special Report: Future of AI and Digital Healthcare (Multiple authors, 5/14). The Guardian: Kenya’s pastoralists face hunger and conflict as locust plague continues…

U.S. Signs $230M Development Assistance Agreement With Ethiopia

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: U.S. Renews its Commitment to Ethiopia with $230 Million Development Partnership Agreement “The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Federal Ministry of Finance signed a new development partnership agreement this week worth more than $230 million. … The USAID development…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolitical: Women show their worth in the Covid-19 crisis. They deserve more than applause Roopa Dhatt, co-founder and executive director of Women in Global Health (5/12). BMJ Opinion: Covid-19: Pandemic exposes inequalities in global food systems Jacqui Wise, freelance medical journalist (5/12). Brookings: The coronavirus is a siren for the…

Any Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Must Be Patent-Free, Made Available At No Cost, Current, Former Leaders Say In Open Letter; WHA Draft Resolution Includes Language On Voluntary Intellectual Property Pool, Compulsory Licenses For COVID-19 Medicines

Financial Times: ‘People’s vaccine’ for coronavirus must be free, leaders urge “Any vaccine against Covid-19 should be patent-free, produced at scale, and made available at no cost to people everywhere, three African leaders and more than 140 public figures, including 50 former world leaders, have urged in an open letter.…

More News In Global Health

AP: U.N. chief urges faith leaders to challenge harmful messages (Lederer, 5/13). CBS News: Forget ‘murder hornets,’ experts say — this is the real ‘murder insect’ (5/12). Devex: Catching fog and other creative solutions for clean water access (Root, 5/12). POLITICO: Conspiracy theorists, far-right extremists around the world seize on…

Blogs, Statements, Letters Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Patients in Pakistan are actively participating in relief activities during the covid-19 pandemic Hussain Jafri, vice chair of the Advisory Group of the WHO PFPS program (5/12). Center for Global Development: The Indirect Health Effects of COVID-19: Disrupted and Suspended Health Services Lydia Regan, research assistant, and Y-Ling…

U.S. Provides COVID-19 Pandemic Assistance To South Africa, Nigeria

AP: U.S. gives ‘up to 1,000’ ventilators to South Africa for virus “The U.S. government is donating ‘up to 1,000’ ventilators to South Africa to help the country respond to COVID-19 as the Trump administration addresses criticism that it hasn’t done enough for countries in need. … The U.S. soon…