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Al Jazeera: U.N. calls for action as Somalia floods affect 200,0000 children (11/6). The Atlantic: We Are Running Out of Air (Hamblin, 11/6). Devex: A unique maternal health program seeks to transform experience of childbirth (11/7). Devex: Q&A: ‘Manyata is not just about a checklist’: Experts weigh in on a…

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AFP: Garbage crisis brings cholera to Yemen’s historic Taez (11/5). Al Jazeera: In Zimbabwe, power outages force women to deliver by candlelight (Matiashe, 11/5). BBC: UAE prisoners denied HIV treatment — Human Rights Watch (11/4). BBC: Violence against women: ‘Day of the dead women’ protest in Mexico City (11/4). Devex:…

Data Analytics, Geospatial Mapping Can Improve Infectious Disease Prediction, Detection, Response, Opinion Piece Says

Devex: Opinion: Is geospatial data the key to leaving no one behind? Jennifer Bencivenga, member of the global programs and impact team at eHealth Africa (eHA) “…[C]omputational and technological advancement, when harnessed correctly, can help protect against cholera and similar infectious diseases. … In response to the 2018 cholera outbreak…

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Associated Press: WHO anti-cholera vaccination campaign begins in Sudan (10/11). Devex: Q&A: Plan International CEO on a pervasive obstacle to gender equality (Lieberman, 10/10). The Guardian: ‘I’ve read how people get catfished’: sex education around the world (Griffin et al., 10/11). The Telegraph: Hairy Heroes: Why you’ll never hate rats…

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AFP: Iran HIV protests: 300 infections from one needle called ‘statistically inconceivable’ (10/8). Al Jazeera: Yemen fuel shortage: health concerns rise as rubbish piles up (al-Attab, 10/9). Associated Press: Save the Children warns of cholera spike in Yemen’s north (10/9). Becker’s Hospital Review: Bill Gates: Funding scientific innovation would end…

UNICEF Charter Delivers 1.6M Doses Of Cholera Vaccine To Sudan

UNICEF: As cholera continues to spread, UNICEF charters 1.6 million doses of vaccines to Sudan “UNICEF chartered a plane carrying 1.6 million doses of Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) to Khartoum [Sunday]. The vaccines arrived to Sudan at a critical time as cholera cases continue to be reported. According to the…

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Devex: Kenya learns from its neighbors with HPV vaccine rollout (Jerving, 10/4). The Lancet: Polio returns to the Philippines (Thornton, 10/5). NPR: After Hurricane Dorian, The ‘Wikipedia Of Maps’ Came To The Rescue (Lu, 10/3). The Telegraph: Saliva tests to diagnose malaria one step closer as researchers get £1m for…

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BBC: Leishmaniasis: Tropical skin disease afflicts Kenyan communities (Juma et al., 10/2). DW: The 77 Percent — The need to tackle Nigeria’s population boom (Krippahl, 10/1). The Lancet HIV: Populism threatens Brazil’s HIV/AIDS response (Daniels, October 2019). New Humanitarian: Ten reports from U.N. General Assembly week worth noting (Parker, 10/1).…