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LSE Researcher, Professor Examine World Bank’s Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility

The BMJ: Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility: struggling to deliver on its innovative promise In this analysis, Bangin Brim, researcher, and Clare Wenham, assistant professor of global health policy, both with the London School of Economics and Political Science, examine the World Bank’s Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility and argue that the…

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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Al Jazeera: In Pictures: Malnutrition, cholera add to Yemen woes (Mannocchi/Romenzi, 10/3). CNBC: Robots can help doctors perform heart surgery remotely (Soon, 10/2). CNN: The world will have more than 250 million obese kids by 2030, a new report warns (Hunt, 10/3). HealthDay News: Kidney Transplants Between People With HIV…