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U.N. Agencies To Celebrate First-Ever World Food Safety Day

World Health Organization: Celebration of World Food Safety Day “The first-ever World Food Safety Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018, will be celebrated on 7 June 2019 under the theme ‘Food Safety, everyone’s business.’ WHO, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the…

Devex Highlights Webinar Describing USAID’s Nutrition Activities

Devex: Webinar: Nutrition at USAID “The U.S. Agency for International Development has more than 250 ongoing or recently finished nutrition-related projects across 79 countries. An increase in nutrition-specific spending in the budget, coupled with the establishment of major global initiatives — such as Feed the Future and Food for Peace…

More News In Global Health

Devex: Health worker attacks are up, but numbers might not tell the full story (Lieberman, 5/21). Global Health NOW: Start Local to Stop Air Pollution (5/19). Global Press Journal: Unclear Abortion Laws in Uganda Leave Women Who Are Raped Unsure of Options (Segawa, 5/19). Global Press Journal: In Zambia, Rumors…

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

Kaiser Family Foundation: 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 by program area: HIV/PEPFAR; tuberculosis (TB); malaria/the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI); the Global…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…

FAO Calls For Strengthened Partnerships, Sustainable Investments To End Hunger, Malnutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Strengthened global partnerships needed to end hunger and malnutrition “Eradicating hunger and malnutrition and achieving sustainable development requires strengthened global partnerships and sustainable investments to drive economic growth, FAO Deputy Director-General for Programmes Daniel Gustafson said [Wednesday at the opening ceremony in…

South Korea, FAO Partnership Could Help Advance Global Progress Toward ‘Zero Hunger’ World

Korea Herald: [Jose Graziano Da Silva] Leveraging Korean know-how and partnerships for ‘Zero Hunger’ world Jose Graziano Da Silva, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) “…[South Korea] has made remarkable progress in recent decades — in both nutritional and economic development. It’s scientific and…