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International Efforts Needed To Stop Spread of Ebola In DRC

Financial Times: The world must wake up to the threat of latest Ebola outbreak David Pilling, Africa editor at the Financial Times “…This is the tenth recorded [Ebola] outbreak in Congo. Congolese authorities have a strong record in stopping its spread. But conditions this time are altogether more difficult. Eastern…

Number Of Cholera Cases In Mozambique Increases In Cyclone Idai Aftermath

Associated Press: Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak “Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were rushed to the region and health workers desperately tried to improvise treatment space for…

WHO Africa Health Forum Establishes Roadmap For Achieving Health Security, UHC

WHO Regional Office for Africa: WHO Africa Health Forum closes with a road map to achieving universal health coverage and health security “The second World Health Organization’s (WHO) Africa Health Forum culminated [Thursday] with a road map that governments in the region as well as partners should urgently implement to…

U.N. Investigating Apparent Airstrike On Yemen Hospital As Cholera Continues To Spread

U.N. News: Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera “U.N. human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that cholera is spreading ‘like wildfire,’ one of the organization’s…

More News In Global Health

Borgen Magazine: Collateral Damage — Attacks on Health Care (Flanagan, 3/27). CIDRAP News: Resistance genes in wastewater shown to mirror clinical resistance (Dall, 3/27). Daily Princetonian: Q&A with Dr. Raj Panjabi, CEO of Last Mile Health (Patwari, 3/27). The Guardian: Kenya steps up AIDS battle as building starts on $100m…