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KFF Updates Several Fact Sheets On U.S. Role In Global Health Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. & The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (8/5). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (8/2). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Disease Efforts (7/31). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global…

KFF Updates Explainer On UNFPA Funding, Kemp-Kasten Amendment

Kaiser Family Foundation: UNFPA Funding & Kemp-Kasten: An Explainer On July 8, the Trump administration invoked the Kemp-Kasten amendment in order to withhold FY 2019 funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA, the lead U.N. agency focused on global population and reproductive health), the third year it has made…

Al Jazeera Examines Economic Benefits Of Breastfeeding For World Week

Al Jazeera: Get milk: The economic benefits of breastfeeding “As the globe celebrates World Breastfeeding Week this August 1-7 — and as it gears up for the third World Breastfeeding Conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro this fall — here’s the rundown on the surprising economics of breastfeeding…”…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: Kenyan survivors: Cancer is ‘national disaster’ (8/1). The Economist: A history of humankind’s enemy number one (8/1). The Guardian: Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the U.S. (Lakhani, 8/1). The Lancet: Honduras’s worst dengue outbreak in 50 years (Alves, 8/3). The Lancet: North Korea ‘on the…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever (7/31). Nature: ‘Mosaic’ HIV vaccine to be tested in thousands of people across the world (Mega, 7/31). NBC News: Nigeria is on the brink of eliminating polio, thanks to women (Charles, 7/31). STAT: To mitigate the effects of climate change, one researcher…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Bangladesh grapples with country’s worst dengue outbreak (Jahangir, 7/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s work on vision ‘needs to go on,’ expert Alarcos Cieza says (Lieberman, 7/31). Devex: Reducing stigma in health facilities to achieve UHC (Politzer, 7/31). The Guardian: British man charged with distributing bleach ‘cure’ to Ugandans (Mwesigwa,…

Groups Call On U.S. Senate To Oppose Nomination Of Andrew Bremberg For U.S. Representative To U.N. In Geneva Over Views On Women’s Rights

The Independent: Trump’s pick for U.N. representative condemned for ‘extreme views’ on women’s rights “…Human Rights Watch has called for the U.S. Senate to reject [Andrew] Bremberg’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva — saying his views on women’s [sexual and reproductive] rights are at…

Adopting Inclusive Approach, Finding Common Ground Could Help Advance Sexual Reproductive Health, Rights, Achieve SDGs

The Lancet: Sexual and reproductive health and rights and population policies: from “either/or” to “both/and” Carmen Barroso, member of the WHO Gender and Rights Technical Advisory Group, and Steven W. Sinding, director of the International Planned Parenthood Federation from 2002-2006 “…We identify population growth and sustainable development, people and the…