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The Economist: Many people in China believe gays can be “cured” (11/16). The Guardian: Congo crisis on a par with Iraq, Syria, and Yemen — and getting worse by the day (Hodal, 11/16). The Guardian: Uganda brought to its knees as doctors’ strike paralyses health service (Okiror, 11/16). NPR: Monkeypox…

Civil Society Must Be Part Of Global Nutrition Policy Discussions

HuffPost: Nutrition is political and civil society needs to shape those politics Danny Sriskandarajah, secretary general at CIVICUS and member of the SUN Movement Lead Group “…[M]alnutrition isn’t about food alone. Malnutrition is political. In Syria, South Sudan, and now Yemen, blocking food from reaching entire cities, and even entire…

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Associated Press: Iran earthquake survivors, sleeping on rubble, ask for help (Karimi/Nasiri, 11/15). Global Health NOW: One Global Health Leader’s Non-Traditional Path (Simpson, 11/13). Global Health NOW: “A Really Big Change”: Global Health Leader Marian Wentworth (Simpson, 11/14). New York Times: U.N. Climate Fund Promised Billions to Poor Nations. For…

U.S. Congress, U.N. Should Continue To Press For Political Solution In War-Torn Yemen

New York Times: Saudis Try to Starve Yemen Into Submission Editorial Board “…Misery has been Yemen’s lot after more than three years of unrelenting war. … A raging cholera epidemic has sickened some 900,000 people, and 17 million Yemenis are now completely dependent on humanitarian aid for survival. … Impeding…

State Department Fact Sheet Outlines U.S. Efforts To Provide Assistance To Burma

U.S. Department of State: United States Assistance to Burma This fact sheet discusses U.S. efforts to provide assistance to Burma, including addressing the crisis and long-term challenges in Rakhine State, strengthening democratic transition and development, and supporting the national peace process (11/15).

Secretary Of State Tillerson Indicates U.S. Considering Sanctions For Individuals Responsible For Violence Against Rohingya

Associated Press: Tillerson says U.S. considers individual sanctions for Myanmar “U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that his country was deeply concerned by ‘credible reports’ of atrocities committed by Myanmar’s security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands…

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The Atlantic: The Muslim Overpopulation Myth That Just Won’t Die (Varagur, 11/14). Bloomberg: Deadly Air Pollution Becomes a Common Enemy for Rivals India and Pakistan (Kay/Marlow, 11/14). CIDRAP News: Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest (Soucheray, 11/14). CNN: 16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health…

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