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Devex: WFP repackages efforts to reach hungry children as COVID-19 closes schools (Lieberman, 3/31). Devex: Charting a path for global nutrition: Strategies for scalable success (3/30). Devex: Watch: How Jan Egeland sees the COVID-19 crisis developing (Kumar, 3/31). The Guardian: Planting hope: the Syrian refugee who developed virus-resistant super-seeds (Chouraqui,…

Coronavirus’s Spread Can Be Stopped With More Intense Isolation, Tracking Measures, WHO Experts Say; U.N. To Create Global Fund; NGOs, World’s Economies Feel Impacts

New York Times: The Virus Can Be Stopped, but Only With Harsh Steps, Experts Say “Terrifying though the coronavirus may be, it can be turned back. China, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan have demonstrated that, with furious efforts, the contagion can be brought to heel. Whether they can keep it…

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CNN: Global food waste twice as high as previously estimated, study says (Erdman, 3/18). Devex: Meet Sarah Champion, the woman tasked with scrutinizing U.K. aid (Worley, 3/18). Guardian: ‘We have no options’: how water scarcity is changing south Iraq (Peyre-Costa, 3/19). The New Humanitarian: Violence and obstruction: Cameroon’s deepening aid…

KFF Releases Updated Fact Sheet Breaking Down U.S. Global Health Budget By Program Area

KFF: Breaking Down the U.S. Global Health Budget by Program Area The U.S. government is the largest donor to global health in the world. This KFF fact sheet breaks down the U.S. global health budget through the President’s FY2021 Request by program area: HIV/PEPFAR; tuberculosis (TB); malaria/the President’s Malaria Initiative…

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AP: Supercomputer helps in tracking East Africa locust outbreak (Muhumuza/Tiro, 3/12). CNBC: Joe Biden campaign announces new coronavirus committee to provide counsel as pandemic fears escalate (Higgins, 3/11). Healio: Triple-drug regimen yields favorable outcomes in drug-resistant TB (3/11). STAT: Researchers rush to test coronavirus vaccine in people without knowing how…