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U.S. Should Provide Humanitarian Aid To North Korea

Foreign Policy: The Case for Humanitarian Aid to North Korea Victor D. Cha, professor at Georgetown University and senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Lindsay Lloyd, George W. Bush Institute Bradford M. Freeman director of the Human Freedom Initiative “…[T]he United States should open its…

International Community Must Increase Investments In Early Childhood Nutrition

Project Syndicate: The Nutrition Challenge Bjørn Lomborg, visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center “…[I]mproving child nutrition is one of the most transformative investments that governments and donors can make. … Malnutrition … has an extensive impact on society … In fact, malnutrition…

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Devex: How health care workers can protect themselves from occupational illness (Root, 7/19). Inter Press Service: The Road to Zero Hunger (Gunawardena, 7/17). New Humanitarian: Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates (Parker, 7/18). New Humanitarian: Somalia’s displacement camp ‘gatekeepers’ — ‘parasites’ or aid partners? (Mumin, 7/18). NPR: The…

World Off Track To Meet Some Food-Related SDGs, Asia-Pacific To Miss All Targets, High-Level Forum On Sustainable Development Hears At Close

U.N. News: World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition “Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are ‘off-track,’ the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming.…

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Fox News: Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract dengue fever (Dedaj, 7/17). The Guardian: Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds (Boseley, 7/17). The Guardian: Indonesian women suffering ‘epidemic’ of domestic violence, activists warn (Lamb, 7/17). Inter Press Service: U.N. Report…