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Associated Press/VOA News: UNICEF: 400,000 Congo Children Suffering Severe Malnutrition (12/12). New York Times: Tending to Haiti’s Dead (Porter, 12/13). Pharmaceutical Executive: Fighting the Good Fight: Industry Perspectives on Global Health (Upton, 12/13). RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty: ‘We Believed Our Cleric’: Pakistani Polio Victim’s Regretful Father Urges Others To Use Vaccine (Synovitz/Ullah, 12/12).…

NYT Examines Relationship Between Free Trade, Increased Obesity Rates In Mexico

New York Times: A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity “…[Some Mexicans] have become both consumers and participants in an extraordinary transformation of the country’s food system, one that has saddled them and millions of other Mexicans with diet-related illnesses. It is a seismic shift that some nutritionists say has…

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Agence France-Presse/FOX Business: Sanofi Urges Philippines to Lift Dengue Vaccine Suspension (12/11). Reuters: Philippine senator criticizes “reckless disregard” in dengue vaccine program (Lema, 12/11). The Guardian: The billionth treatment for river blindness — photo essay (Robertson, 12/12). New York Times: They Fled Boko Haram, Only to Be Raped by Nigeria’s…

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Associated Press: Uganda controls deadly Marburg fever outbreak, WHO says (12/8). VOA News: WHO: Rapid Action Brings Quick End to Marburg Outbreak in Uganda (Schlein, 12/8). Devex: To tackle malnutrition, go fish (Sieff, 12/11). Devex: Q&A: Towards medicines regulatory harmonization — lessons from Zimbabwe (12/11). Financial Times: Six ways to…

‘Intelligent, Focused’ Policies Needed To Address Obesity In Developing Countries

The Conversation: Developing countries could get sick before they get rich. Policy can help Asit K. Biswas, distinguished visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore; and Kris Hartley, lecturer at Cornell University “…Residents of developing nation cities are increasingly susceptible…

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NPR: How Bad Are Things In Yemen? We Asked An Aid Worker Holed Up In A Basement (Gharib, 12/5). Reuters: WHO says 480 need to be evacuated from Damascus suburb with worst malnutrition (Nebehay, 12/6). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Hunger gnaws at Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps (Worley, 12/6). U.N.…

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Al Jazeera: The midwives helping women on the U.S.-Mexico border (Bellante, 12/3). Devex: Q&A: MESA chair talks next steps in the fight against malaria (Pallares, 12/4). Reuters: Iraq child marriage bill draws U.N. ire (Wulfhorst, 12/4). Reuters: Trial results of Zika vaccine Sanofi dropped show promise (Steenhuysen, 12/4). U.N. News…

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