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Devex: Energy targets off course as clean cooking neglected: Report (Chadwick, 5/2). The Guardian: Ovarian cancer diagnoses ‘will rise 55% in the next 20 years’ (Boseley, 4/30). The Guardian: Older people accused of faking poor health to get aid, study shows (Ratcliffe, 4/30). New York Times: Tick and Mosquito Infections…

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Devex: Q&A: Improving public services in Africa (Jerving, 5/1). Global Health NOW: Not the Starbucks of Global Health: Vital Strategies Builds From Within (Simpson, 4/30). Intellectual Property Watch: Geneva Developed Country Attachés For IP And Health To Meet (4/30). Reuters: Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 100 in Kenya: Red…

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Associated Press: Yemen Red Cross: More dying from indirect effects of war (Lederer, 4/21). Fox News: Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure (Carlton, 4/21). Globe and Mail: One scientist’s work sheds light on the ‘transforming’ state of planetary health (Hui,…

Using Satellite Imagery Can Help Predict, Improve Response To Disease Risks

Devex: Opinion: Detecting disease from the skies Tim Ford, professor and chair of the department of environmental health sciences and director of the Institute for Global Health at UMass Amherst “…[O]ver the last 10 years, prediction using satellite imagery has increased to include a wide variety of diseases from cholera…

Achieving Climate Change Target Could Prevent 150M Premature Deaths, Study Shows

SciDev.Net: Study counts lives saved with push for 1.50C climate target “…To keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, the world would need to cut the majority of fossil-fuel related carbon emissions this century — and because this would also reduce air pollution locally, it would prevent 150 million premature…

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Devex: To weather shocks in Asia-Pacific, strengthen these four resilience capacities, says UNDP region chief (Rogers, 3/30). Devex: How ECLAC is helping Latin America achieve the SDGs (Saldinger, 3/30). Global Health NOW: South Africa Sours on Sugary Drinks (Cullinan, 3/29). The Guardian: Mosquito early warning app detects the insects from…

Asia-Pacific Region Must Build Resilience Capacities To Reach SDGs, Report Says

Devex: How to incorporate resilience thinking into policy making, development programming “Countries in Asia-Pacific are increasingly exposed to a variety of risks, including physical and financial, undermining the region’s potential to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a new report published Wednesday. … [T]he joint report by the Asian…

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