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Agence France-Presse: How blogger helped bring breastfeeding back to Serbia (Subasic, 8/4). Borgen Magazine: Helping Farmers Fight Food Insecurity in Haiti (Eppenauer, 8/4). The Guardian: Flame fades for Rohingya families amid mud and monsoons in Bangladesh (Ahmed, 8/6). NPR: It’s ‘Shark Tank’ For Global Health Inventions (Hallett, 8/4). U.N. News:…

U.K. Report Summarizes Challenges Of Heatwaves, Aims To Direct Efforts Of Government To Mitigate Threat To Public Health

The Lancet: Heatwaves and health Editorial Board “…The world is facing a true planetary health emergency. … [Heatwaves] exacerbate existing problems like drought and present profound risks to health. … Heatwaves increase deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory conditions and are also associated with more suicides. People at the extremes of…

‘New Kind Of Politics’ Required To Address Threat Of Climate Change

Project Syndicate: We Are All Climate Refugees Now Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor of sustainable development and health policy and management at Columbia University, director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development, and director of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network “…We are all climate refugees now and must chart a path…

Accelerating Efforts To Address Climate Change Vital To Global Health

PLOS Medicine: Climate change and health: Moving from theory to practice Jonathan A. Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Washington-Madison and professor and John P. Holton chair in health and the environment with appointments in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of…

Yemen Risks New Cholera Epidemic In Warmer Months, Save The Children Warns

Al Jazeera: Yemen ‘on brink of new cholera epidemic,’ charity warns “Thousands of people in Yemen could be affected by a new wave of deadly cholera in the coming weeks, an international charity says. In a press release on Thursday, U.K.-based Save the Children warned the hot summer months are…

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