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More News In Global Health

CIDRAP News: WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain (Schnirring, 3/21). Devex: Q&A: Why the world needs science and partnerships to tackle TB (3/22). EURACTIV.com: Public health activists say eradicating tobacco must be a human right (Michalopoulos, 3/22). The Guardian: U.N. to explore wave of deaths linked to…

Chicago Council Blog Series Discusses Links Between Clean Water, Nutrition, Gender Equality

Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ “Global Food for Thought”: Uncharted Waters: From Chicago to Uganda, Clean Water is Key to Good Nutrition As part of the Chicago Council’s ‘Uncharted Waters’ blog series, Roger Thurow, senior fellow for Global Food and Agriculture at the Chicago Council, discusses the link between access…

More News In Global Health

The Guardian: Key to saving lives of newborns lies in half a teaspoon of blood, study claims (McVeigh, 3/20). Inter Press Service: Climate Change: a Threat to Agriculture & U.N.’s Goal to Eradicate Hunger (Deen, 3/19). Inter Press Service: Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico (Godoy, 3/19). The…

Death Toll From Cyclone Idai Expected To Rise In Southern Africa; U.N. Calls For End To ‘Disaster-Response-Recovery’ Cycle

Associated Press: Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique “More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said…” (Meldrum, 3/19). The Guardian: Cyclone Idai ‘might…

Oxfam America Responds To Conflict, Humanitarian Situation In Yemen

Oxfam America: Years of conflict pushing people in Yemen to edge of famine This post discusses the humanitarian situation in Yemen, as well as Oxfam America’s response, including efforts to provide clean water and sanitation and economic empowerment assistance. The post calls for an end to the conflict and urges…

Indian Government Outlines Measures To Ensure Health Of Infants, Children

Narendra Modi: Taking Decisive Steps Towards Securing Health of Future Generations This post outlines measures the Indian government has taken to ensure the health of infants and children, including efforts to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, vaccinate children for Japanese Encephalitis, and address malnutrition through POSHAN Abhiyaan, which aims…