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Devex: PNG health minister on malaria cases rise: ‘We let our guards down’ (Ravelo, 10/19). Devex: Long Story Short #32: Responding to Indonesia’s dual disaster (10/18). Devex: Australia recommends code of conduct changes in response to #AidToo (Cornish, 10/19). The Economist: A new device can identify air travelers carrying an…

Collaboration Key To Addressing Global Water Crisis

Inter Press Service: The Earthquake in Indonesia: How Collaboration Impacts the Global Water Crisis George C. Greene IV, president and chief operating officer of Water Mission “…[T]hrough continued collaboration, we believe humanitarians, nonprofits, governments, and communities can come together and forge an alliance to address one of the world’s most…

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The Atlantic: A Simpler Way to Get to the Bottom of Mysterious Illnesses in Poor Countries (Yong, 10/16). CNN: Fareed Zakaria GPS: Man vs. Microbe (10/14). Devex: A new ‘forever fund’ for food security (Rogers, 10/16). Devex: IFC releases draft impact investment guidelines (Edwards, 10/15). Devex: Q&A: Listening as the…

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Agence France-Presse: UNICEF urges health care access for trapped Syrians (10/10). Associated Press: Doctors say refugees banished to Nauru are suicidal (10/11). Bloomberg: Gates Foundation Backs Self-Checkup App’s Africa Expansion (Lauerman/Kahn, 10/10). Business Insider: The startup behind a tool designed to save you a doctor’s visit has partnered with Bill…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Global Threat Of Climate Change

Washington Post: The world has barely a decade to avoid disaster. We need to combat climate change — now. Editorial Board “…The new [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)] report advises global leaders that the oft-cited goal of keeping warming below two degrees Celsius is riskier than many imagine. A 1.5-degree…

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Al Jazeera: Thousands of Yemeni children malnourished (Smith, 10/8). Al Jazeera: Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala (Rae/Melimopoulos, 10/8). BMJ: Who are Sierra Leone’s health security efforts for? (Kardas-Nelson/Frankfurter, 10/8). CNN: As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says (Scutti, 10/8). Devex: What we know about early…

IPCC Report Calls For Action To Slow Global Warming To Help Mitigate Health, Poverty Impacts

Devex: New IPCC report provides evidence base for a 1.5 degree global climate target “A new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change provides much-needed evidence to governments worldwide on the difference a rise in global temperatures of 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrialized levels will have compared to…

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Agence France-Presse: Three cases of polio detected in Niger: ministry (10/5). Agence France-Presse: Foodie destination Peru combats malnutrition in children (Jara, 10/6). Financial Times: Ghana’s grand vision of a life beyond foreign aid (Pilling, 10/7). Reuters: Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end (Kapoor et al.,…

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