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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…

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Devex: Investment into vision care could stem major economic losses (Root, 5/7). Devex: Q&A: NGO director stresses need to rebuild a more resilient Mozambique (Root, 5/7). Devex: South Sudan aid sector ‘infected’ with bribery, local NGOs say (Mednick, 5/6). Inter Press Service: West Africa’s Fine Line Between Cultural Norms and…

Bill Gates Discusses Role, Efforts Of ‘Virus Hunters’

Gates Notes: Meet the virus hunters Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the role of “virus hunters,” scientists and researchers who “find out where a mystery pathogen came from, how it’s transmitted, and how to stop it.” In particular, Gates discusses the work of Peter…

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ABC: Melinda Gates: Why lifting up women is the most important global health program (5/1). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Northern Triangle (Barsham, 4/30). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to El Salvador (Mayer, 5/1). The Guardian: Cutting obesity would slash number of early deaths, research finds (Boseley, 5/1).…

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Al Jazeera: Bill Gates on ending disease, saving lives: ‘Time is on our side’ (4/27). Associated Press: U.N.: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5 (4/24). Devex: How medical marijuana could help this country finance the SDGs (Saldinger, 4/26). Devex: Solar holds promise for remote…

Journalist Discusses Efforts To Reduce Japanese Encephalitis Cases Through Vaccination Efforts

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: The secret journey of an effective vaccine Caroline Lambert, journalist and former visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development, discusses efforts to address Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in countries in Asia and the Pacific, including the role of PATH in leading vaccination efforts…

Opinion Piece, Letter To Editor Discuss Role Of Philanthropy In Global Health, Sustainable Development

Financial Times: Philanthropy’s blighted reputation threatens global giving Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy “Charitable giving worldwide supports a diverse and vital group of non-government organizations working on issues from disaster relief and global poverty to educational opportunities for girls. But today, at least in the U.S.,…

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Devex: ‘Wise persons’ to scrutinize E.U. development finance (Chadwick, 4/16). Devex: Q&A: ICRC chief on why international NGOs ‘are at extreme risk’ (Igoe, 4/16). Devex: Q&A: How a skeptic helped design Co-Impact’s approach to giving (Cheney, 4/17). Fast Company: Bill Gates isn’t scared of sharks, but he wants nothing to…