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Al Jazeera: Ex-U.N. chief joins chorus of concern over floods at Rohingya camps (7/11). CIDRAP News: U.K. to test new payment model for antibiotics (Dall, 7/10). Deutsche Welle: Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis (7/9). Deutsche Welle: Health insurance for world’s poorest people (Zimmerman, 7/10). Devex: ‘Difficult…

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Al Jazeera: Honduran women demand protocol for survivors of sex abuse (Brigida, 7/7). Associated Press: Rights group calls Duterte’s drug war crime against humanity (Gomez, 7/8). Associated Press: U.N. rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in U.S. for migrants (Keaten, 7/8). Associated Press: U.N. report: 464,000 people killed in homicides in…

SciDev.Net Spotlight Examines Antimicrobial Resistance In Series Of Articles

SciDev.Net: Antimicrobial resistance: a global crisis “Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is ranked as one of the World Health Organization’s top 10 threats to global health. … This Spotlight looks at some of the many facets of this complex problem, and asks ‘what are the solutions?’ What changes can be made by…

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Devex: It’s the end of ‘easy solutions’ in global health, Peter Piot says (Cheney, 7/8). Devex: Q&A: Bringing women’s rights into the finance discussion (Donback, 7/8). Devex: In quest for UHC, Kenya faces pharmacy regulation battles (Langat, 7/5). The Economist: Attack of the superbugs: July 2041 (7/6). The Economist: Armed…

FDA Advisory Panel Split On Recommending New TB Treatment For Approval

Devex: Will a new TB treatment be available soon? “Experts advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on marketed and investigational drugs for infectious diseases and disorders were divided on whether the regulatory agency should approve a new drug as part of a proposed combination therapy for highly resistant tuberculosis.…

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Forbes: The World’s Largest Foundation Doubles Down On Gender (Chiu, 6/25). The News: Malir locality suffers from outbreak of extensively drug resistant typhoid: Drug-resistant typhoid claims two lives in Karachi (Bhatti, 6/26). NPR: No Drips, No Drops: A City Of 10 Million Is Running Out Of Water (Pathak, 6/25). The…

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Associated Press: U.N. aid official: Yemeni rebels blocking food for thousands (Michael, 6/25). Associated Press: Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year (6/24). Axios: Trying to eradicate malaria around the world (O’Reilly, 6/24). Devex: The impact of Mozambique’s cyclones on its HIV population (Jerving, 6/25).…

U.K. Announces Efforts To Address AMR; Dame Sally Davies To Become U.K. Special Envoy On Issue

U.K. Department of Heath and Social Care: New commitments in the fight against antimicrobial resistance “Public Health Minister Seema Kennedy has confirmed the government will be retaining the world-leading expertise of outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies, as U.K. special envoy on [Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)]. Dame Sally will…