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Al Jazeera: Philippines: Worst dengue outbreak in years kills over a thousand (Santos, 9/17). Devex: ‘Assertive authorities’ threaten humanitarian ethics (Mednick, 9/17). Homeland Preparedness News: European Commission, WHO co-host Global Vaccination Summit to highlight vaccine benefits (Galford, 9/16). MedPage Today: In 1995, There Was No AIDS Conference — Here’s What…

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Al Jazeera: What’s the cure for misinformation on vaccines? (Ahelbarra, 9/13). BBC: Which countries have banned pesticides used in suicide? (9/15). DW: Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ (Schumacher, 9/14). The Telegraph: The greatest threat was in the lab, says the scientist who co-discovered Ebola (Newey, 9/16).…

DW Examines Challenges Of Rising Obesity Rates In Some African Countries

DW: Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe”In the past, Africa has often been portrayed as a starving and hungry continent. That seems to be changing rapidly. Obesity is now becoming a huge health challenge especially among the low- and middle-class in Africa’s urban cities. Eight out of the 20…

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Devex: Strengthening frontlines: Empowering health workers to deliver quality care (Donback, 9/12). The Guardian: Hundreds of children die in Philippine dengue epidemic as local action urged (Fonbuena, 9/12).  IPS: ‘Conference Emphasizes Need for Partnerships to Create a World Without Leprosy’ (Paul, 9/11). New Humanitarian: In Yemen, one nurse’s fight against hunger (Mannocchi/Romenzi, 9/11). New…

U.N. Should Add 18th SDG To Reduce Population Growth, Opinion Piece Says

Project Syndicate: The World and the U.N. Must Reduce Population GrowthFrank Götmark, professor of animal ecology and conservation biology at the University of Gothenburg and head of the Overpopulation Project, Robin Maynard, director of Population Matters, and colleagues “…The SDGs, which aim ‘to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity…

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Bloomberg: Superbugs Deadlier Than Cancer Put Chemotherapy Into Question (Gale, 9/5). Devex: Australian support for African spatial data (Cornish,9/5). The Guardian: Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite (Njeru, 9/5). Homeland Preparedness News: Gavi launches $7.4B campaign to vaccinate 300 million people by 2025 (Galford, 9/4). New Humanitarian: Male rape survivors…