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Associated Press: Group calls for Indonesian forces to stop virginity tests (11/22). The Atlantic: The Decades-Long Quest to Make Virus-Proof Mosquitoes (Yong, 11/27). Devex: 2 new organizations make GiveWell’s list of top charities (Cheney, 11/27). Global Health NOW: Thailand’s Left-Behind Children (Arnold, 11/26). Reuters: Exclusive: India pares back planned funding…

U.S. Secretary Of State Declares Violence Against Rohingya Muslims As ‘Ethnic Cleansing’; Repatriation To Begin But Expected To Take Years

The Hill: Tillerson declares Myanmar violence is ‘ethnic cleansing’ “Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday declared the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar ‘ethnic cleansing,’ while warning the U.S. government could impose new penalties on Myanmar. In a statement, Tillerson vowed to hold those responsible for the violence to…

North Korean Soldier’s Health Condition Offers Insight Into Country

New York Times: The Parasites Feeding on North Koreans Brian H. Hook, director of policy planning and senior policy adviser at the State Department “…[South Korean] doctors soon discovered just how grave [a North Korean soldier’s] condition was: Along with the bullet wounds [he obtained while fleeing North Korea], he…

MMWR Article Examines Polio Eradication Efforts In Pakistan

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Pakistan, January 2016-September 2017 This article provides summaries of immunization and surveillance activities related to polio eradication efforts in Pakistan (Elhamidi et al., 11/24).

Government Of India Should Not Blame Companies For Country’s Drug Access Challenges

Forbes: WHO Conference Enables India’s Deadly Blame Game Roger Bate, scholar at the American Enterprise Institute “…Sick patients, in India and everywhere else, aren’t getting treated because of greed. This is nonsense. Over 95 percent of drugs considered essential by the WHO are off patent. The reason patients don’t receive…

MSF To Urge India To Overturn Pfizer Patent On Pneumonia Vaccine

Médecins Sans Frontières: India: Unmerited Pfizer patent on pneumonia vaccine limits access for children “Pfizer does not deserve the patent it was granted in August on its pneumonia vaccine, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF is set to argue [on Tuesday] in the High Court of Delhi, India that it…

U.S. Supports Humanitarian Efforts For Rohingya, Rakhine Refugees In Burma, Bangladesh

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Assessing the Impact of U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Burma and Bangladesh Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugee, and Migration, discusses a recent “delegation to Burma and Bangladesh to see firsthand what is happening on the ground with…

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