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IntraHealth International Highlights 10 Key Global Health Issues To Watch In 2019

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2019 Margarite Nathe, principal editor/writer at IntraHealth International, highlights 10 key global health issues that IntraHealth International will be watching and responding to in the coming year, including food security, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), violence and the health sector, PEPFAR, health…

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aidsmap: HIV and schistosomiasis programs should be combined to reduce the spread of HIV (Carter, 1/15). Bloomberg: Billionaire Donors Team Up for Global Impact Fund (Gordon, 1/15). Devex: The World Bank presidential race heats up (Igoe, 1/17). Devex: Oxfam internal inquiry finds ‘pervasive’ culture of bullying (Edwards, 1/17). The Guardian:…

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Business Insider: A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about (Brueck, 1/13). The Guardian: Afghanistan bucks global trend with sharp rise in civilian casualties (McVeigh, 1/11). IRIN: Briefing: Sudanese call for bread and freedom (1/9). IRIN: “The world…

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Al Jazeera: World Food Programme cuts aid for Palestinians (1/13). Associated Press: Bare-handed surgeries as Zimbabwe’s health system collapses (Mutsaka, 1/12). Devex: How polio campaigners won €55M for their fight (Hargrave, 1/14). Inter Press Service: Shedding Light on Forced Child Pregnancy and Motherhood in Latin America (Jara, 1/14). NPR: Human…

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The Economist: Reported cases of HIV in China are rising rapidly (1/12). The Guardian: Mother and two boys suffocate in Nepal’s latest ‘period hut’ tragedy (Budhathoki/Safi, 1/10). The Guardian: India’s sick left out in the cold as New Delhi’s top hospital struggles to cope (Dhillon, 1/10). New York Times: Rwanda…

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New Scientist: Exclusive: Cuba failed to report thousands of Zika virus cases in 2017 (Baraniuk, 1/8). SciDev.Net: Fish protein wafers to ease acute malnutrition in children (Arkin, 1/10). Sojourners: The Good News on Global Poverty (Taylor, February 2019). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Kenya says no schoolgirls being screened for FGM after…

Reports Document Coca-Cola’s Influence Over China’s Obesity, Nutrition Policies

Gizmodo: Report: Coca-Cola Is Quietly Influencing China’s Obesity Policy — and Shifting Blame From Itself “Soft drink companies have fought tooth and nail to hold onto their customers, even as public health experts and governments have tried to get people to cut down on the sugary products they make. But…

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Homeland Preparedness News: Increasing severity of pandemic trends spurred by urbanization, air travel (Galford, 1/4). New York Times: China’s Health Care Crisis (Kessel, 1/7). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Barred from bathing and banished from home — period taboos around the world (Banerji, 1/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: How forgotten local plants could…

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