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Lancet Series Addresses Tuberculosis Diagnosis, Treatment, Drug Resistance

The Lancet: Tuberculosis 2019 “Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death from an infectious disease worldwide. With the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy set, the need for effective prevention and treatment is even more urgent. … In this Series, we present how diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can be…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Topics Related To COVID-19

Brookings: Civil society: An essential ingredient of development George Ingram, senior fellow for global economy and development at Brookings (4/6). Center for Global Development: Flatten the Curve without Flattening the Economy: How to Stop COVID-19 from Causing Another Catastrophe for Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Lorcan Clarke, economist and…

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Associated Press: UNICEF warns against Yemen’s economic crisis, violence (10/19). Associated Press: Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases (10/22). Devex: Despite famine risk, humanitarian access worsens in Yemen (Lieberman, 10/22). Devex: Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises (Welsh, 10/22). The…

Media Outlets Examine Threat Of Drug-Resistant TB, Gaps In Diagnostics

Healio Infectious Disease News: MDR-TB: A ‘global public health crisis’ “Tuberculosis killed 1.6 million people in 2017 — more than 4,000 each day. … Infectious Disease News spoke with experts about the global effort to eliminate MDR-TB and end the TB epidemic…” (Stulpin, October 2018). The Telegraph: ‘Severe gaps’ in…

Opinion Pieces Discuss mHealth In Ghana; Racial Bias In Research; Women’s, Girls’ Health; Antibiotic Resistance; Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

The Conversation: Mobile health services can help in rural Ghana if they have the human touch Robert E. Hinson, head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School at the University of Ghana (7/8). Financial Times: Bias against black researchers harms science Marja Makarow,…

More Opinions In Global Health

Devex: Opinion: We’re not fighting hard enough against the top killer of children Henrietta H. Fore, executive director at UNICEF, and Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. (1/30). Foreign Affairs: Democracy Is Good for Your Health — And Vice Versa Thomas J. Bollyky, director of the Global…

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CNBC: How international travelers can stay safe during viral outbreak (Day, 2/6). CNN: All of its neighbors have it, so why hasn’t North Korea reported any coronavirus cases? (Berlinger/Seo, 2/6). IPS: Vegetables Rot in Food Markets across Zimbabwe While Half the Population Faces Food Insecurity (Banda, 2/6). New York Times:…

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