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USAID Administrator Releases Statement On Reauthorization Of Global Food Security Act

USAID: Statement by Administrator Mark Green on the Reauthorization of the Global Food Security Act “On Thursday, President Trump signed into law the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act … This reauthorization is a powerful reaffirmation of the United States’ commitment to ending global poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. … The passage…

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Associated Press: Child hunger ‘serious’ in India while its economy grows fast (10/12). BuzzFeed News: The U.S. Is Sending Its Addiction Problem Over The Border (Stanton, 10/11). CNN: India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases (Suri, 10/12). Devex: Indonesia disaster reveals community preparedness…

U.S. Prevents American Aid Workers From Visiting N. Korea As Groups Report Country’s Child Malnutrition Worsened In 2017

UPI: North Korea malnutrition worsened in 2017, humanitarian agencies say “More North Korean children were hungry in 2017 than there were a year ago, according to international humanitarian organizations. In its annual 2018 Global Hunger Index, Concern Worldwide, German World Hunger Aid, and the U.S.-based International Food Policy Research Institute,…

Scientific Innovation Vital To Ensuring African Farmers Can Produce Crops, Conserve Environment Simultaneously

Inter Press Service: Conserving Africa’s Precious Resource Base While Fighting Hunger Kalongo Chitengi, Zambia country director at Self Help Africa “…African farmers need scientific innovation — from low to high tech — to face [the challenges that are keeping crop yields low]. Yet preserving Africa’s environment, its most precious resources…

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Agence France-Presse: UNICEF urges health care access for trapped Syrians (10/10). Associated Press: Doctors say refugees banished to Nauru are suicidal (10/11). Bloomberg: Gates Foundation Backs Self-Checkup App’s Africa Expansion (Lauerman/Kahn, 10/10). Business Insider: The startup behind a tool designed to save you a doctor’s visit has partnered with Bill…

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Al Jazeera: Two million Afghan kids will suffer severe malnutrition this year (10/9). Associated Press: Death toll in Haiti earthquake rises to 15; 333 injured (Sanon, 10/9). BBC News: Ghana ‘prayer camps’ chain residents with mental health problems (Lansah et al., 10/10). Devex: Q&A: Poor vision as the world’s largest…

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Al Jazeera: Thousands of Yemeni children malnourished (Smith, 10/8). Al Jazeera: Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala (Rae/Melimopoulos, 10/8). BMJ: Who are Sierra Leone’s health security efforts for? (Kardas-Nelson/Frankfurter, 10/8). CNN: As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says (Scutti, 10/8). Devex: What we know about early…

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Agence France-Presse: Three cases of polio detected in Niger: ministry (10/5). Agence France-Presse: Foodie destination Peru combats malnutrition in children (Jara, 10/6). Financial Times: Ghana’s grand vision of a life beyond foreign aid (Pilling, 10/7). Reuters: Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end (Kapoor et al.,…

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