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The Atlantic: ‘She’s Not a Woman. She Doesn’t Have a Child.’ (Szynol, 2/13). Devex: Disability inclusive health care has mountains to climb (Rogers, 2/13). Inter Press Service: How Devastating is Climate Change for World Peace & Security? (Deen, 2/13). IRIN: Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing (Loy,…

CIDRAP News Provides Update On DRC Ebola Outbreak

CIDRAP News: Ebola infects 4 more in DRC as death prompts testing in Uganda “In the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola outbreak, the health ministry reported four new cases, as details emerged about a suspected Ebola death that triggered a swift response in Uganda,…

WHO Releases Q&A On Measles Outbreak In Philippines

World Health Organization: Questions and answers on the measles outbreak in the Philippines The World Health Organization released a Q & A on the measles outbreak in the Philippines, which addresses the current situation, immunization rates, prevention, and actions being taken by the government and WHO to address the outbreak…

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CNN: Why these Pacific Island nations have world’s highest childhood obesity rates (Howard, 2/13). IRIN: Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid (Phiri, 2/12). U.N. News: ‘Shared responsibility’ to stop 420,000 needless deaths from tainted food each year, U.N., world leaders warn (2/12). U.N. News:…

Media Outlets Continue Coverage Of DRC Ebola Outbreak; Treatment Trial Expands In Country

CIDRAP News: Ebola treatment trials move to hot spot centers “Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced [Tuesday] that an ongoing trial of four experimental Ebola treatments will begin enrolling participants at treatment centers in Katwa and Butembo, the current hot spots in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) seven-month-long Ebola…

‘Broad-Based Response’ Necessary To Prevent Measles Resurgence

Washington Post: Measles was eliminated. But we can’t be sure it’ll stay that way. Saad B. Omer, William H. Foege chair in global health and professor of global health, epidemiology, and pediatrics at Emory University, and Robert Bednarczyk, assistant professor at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health “…A return…

Death Toll In DRC Ebola Outbreak Surpasses 500, Health Minister Says

Al Jazeera: Ebola death toll in DR Congo passes 500: Health ministry “More than 500 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but a vaccination program has prevented thousands more deaths, the country’s health minister said…” (2/9). CBC Radio: ‘Whack-a-mole’ Ebola outbreak…

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BBC News: Tanzania male MPs face circumcision call to stop HIV spread (2/8). Bloomberg: Ray Washburne to Resign From Overseas Private Investment Corp. March 1 (Jacobs, 2/10). Bloomberg: China’s Potential HIV Contamination Revives Drug Safety Fears (Wei/Einhorn, 2/11). CIDRAP News: Saudi Arabia reports more MERS in Wadi ad-Dawasir outbreak (Schnirring,…

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