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June 2018 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The June 2018 WHO Bulletin includes articles on various issues, including an editorial on the role of WASH in ending cholera; a news article on using local efforts to prevent yellow fever outbreaks in Nigeria, Brazil, and globally; and a research article on…

HRW, UNICEF Q&A, Press Release Address DRC Ebola Response

Human Rights Watch: DR Congo: Respect Rights in Ebola Response “The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo should ensure human rights protections in controlling the recent Ebola outbreak, Human Rights Watch said [Wednesday] in releasing a question-and-answer document about the response to the virus. … The Congolese government should…

Vaccine-Derived Polio Outbreak In DRC Threatens Eradication Efforts

Science: Alarming polio outbreak spreads in Congo, threatening global eradication efforts “Overshadowed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), another frightening virus is on the loose in that vast, chaotic country: polio. … The outbreak also underscores the latest complication on the bumpy road toward…

African Countries Aim To Address AIDS, Cervical Cancer Together

Borgen Magazine: The Partnership to End AIDS and Cervical Cancer Helps African Women Sanjana Subramanian, writer for the Borgen Project “…Today, AIDS and cervical cancer remain the top causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa and are disproportionally responsible for the mortality of women of reproductive age. … The [Partnership to…

Report Says Rapid Diagnostic Tool Critical To Containing Recent DRC Ebola Outbreak

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Report finds responsive research, innovative technology, training critical to controlling DRC Ebola outbreak Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a report published in Clinical Infectious Diseases outlining the importance of a new Ebola rapid diagnostic tool in identifying the virus strain causing the…