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CIDRAP News: FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance (Soucheray, 6/20). Devex: ‘Unacceptable workplace behaviors’ at UNICEF, leaked report summary says (Lieberman, 6/21). Inter Press Service: Poor Outlook for HIV-positive Children in Pakistan (Munns, 6/20). The Lancet: India: health workers strike after attack on junior doctor (Sharma, 6/22). The…

Feminist Approach To Humanitarian Aid Critical To Achieving Gender Equality

CNN: The world is failing women and girls in crisis, but feminism can help David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee “…[T]he world will continue to fail in its commitment to achieve gender equality until we take seriously the power differentials that drive these inequities — until…

New Humanitarian Examines Challenges Facing Record Number Of Refugees On World Day

New Humanitarian: On World Refugee Day, the challenges facing a record 25 million refugees “The U.N. estimates the number of refugees has reached a record high — nearly 26 million worldwide, not counting the tens of millions internally displaced within their own countries, nor millions more rendered stateless. The majority…

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ABC: ‘We need more money’: Fight to eradicate AIDS, malaria, and TB rages on (Kelly, 6/20). Associated Press: U.N. health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines (Galofaro, 6/19). BBC News: Why are women declining this surgery? (Bryce/Udobang, 6/19). CIDRAP News: Urban wildlife may add to antibiotic resistance threat (Soucheray, 6/19).…

Insecurity In DRC Hindering Responses To Measles, Ebola Outbreaks

Reuters: Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak “Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people [than] Ebola this year. At…

U.S. Department Of State’s Office Of Global Women’s Issues Recognizes International Day For Elimination Of Sexual Violence In Conflict

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Amelia Apgar, intern at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, which takes place annually on June 19, and discusses…

U.N. Should Name Parties Responsible For Bombing Health, Humanitarian Facilities In Syria

Al Jazeera: Who is bombing hospitals in Syria? Rashed al-Ahmad, pharmacist from Hama, northern Syria “…About three years ago, doctors at my health center had to decide whether to share the building’s coordinates with the U.N. As part of its deconfliction mechanism, the U.N. shares the coordinates of humanitarian facilities…