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The Atlantic: 10 Days Later: What Italians Wish They Had Known (Buder, 3/16). MedPage Today: Birth Control Implants, HIV Meds Safe Together (Susman, 3/12). NPR: Panic In The Street: How Psychology Shaped The Response To An Epidemic (Vedantam et al., 3/16). SciDev.Net: ‘Gender blind’ coronavirus policies could hinder disease fight…

Ouagadougou Partnership Overcomes Challenges To Improve Access To Family Planning In Francophone West Africa

Think Global Health: An Improbable Success in a Troubled Region Janet Fleischman, independent consultant for the Ouagadougou Partnership, and Marie Ba, director of the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU), discuss the efforts of the Ouagadougou Partnership in Francophone West Africa to advance access to family planning for health and development.…

More News In Global Health

AFP: Virus may spark ‘devastating’ global condom shortage (4/8). Devex: In Burkina Faso, aid groups face a test of the ‘humanitarian-development nexus’ (Mednick, 4/8). Devex: Meet Andy Herscowitz, DFC’s first chief development officer (Saldinger, 4/8). The Guardian: Face masks cannot stop healthy people getting Covid-19, says WHO (Sample, 6/7). PBS:…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Aspects Of Novel Coronavirus Pandemic Response, Impacts

Guttmacher Institute: Estimates of the Potential Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Taylor Riley, senior research associate with the Guttmacher Institute, and colleagues (4/16). Guttmacher Institute: Crisis on the Horizon: Devastating Losses for Global Reproductive Health Are Possible Due to COVID-19…

Article, Study Address U.S. Global Reproductive Health Policies, Including Mexico City Policy

Guttmacher Institute: The Unprecedented Expansion of the Global Gag Rule: Trampling Rights, Health and Free Speech Zara Ahmed, associate director for federal issues with the Guttmacher Institute, discusses U.S. policies related to reproductive health globally, including the Trump administration’s reinstated and expanded Mexico City policy, the Helms Amendment, and the…

Blogs, Articles Address FP/RH, Cancer, UHC, Other Global Health Topics

Science Speaks: Make adolescent and youth reproductive health programs responsive to needs with better data Bridgit Adamou,┬átechnical adviser for family planning with MEASURE Evaluation (5/5). Treatment Action Group: TAGline May 2020: Realizing the Right to Science (Multiple Authors, May 2020). World Economic Forum: Here’s how cancer can be tackled through…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Investing In Harm Reduction Services To Achieve Long-Term Health Goals; Funding For SDGs; Attack On Hospital In Afghanistan That Killed Mothers, Infants; How USAID v. AOSI Supreme Court Case Could Impact Mexico City Policy

Devex: Opinion: Funding for harm reduction services is key for long-term health goals Naomi Burke-Shyne, executive director of Harm Reduction International (5/15). IPS: Finding Money for Public Health, Green Economic Recovery & SDGs John Garrett, Kathryn Tobin, and Chilufya Chileshe, all members of WaterAid’s policy team from its U.K., U.S.,…

In Letter, USAID Acting Administrator Urges U.N. SG To Remove ‘Sexual And Reproductive Health’ Language From Global Humanitarian Response Plan To COVID-19

UPI: USAID accuses U.N. of using pandemic to promote abortion “The Trump administration on Monday urged the United Nations to stop ‘promoting abortion,’ accusing it of using the coronavirus pandemic to advance access to the medical practice. In a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ant├│nio Guterres, the U.S. Agency for International…