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New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash recognizes World Refugee Day and “emphasizes that to defeat HIV, TB, and malaria we must follow the people wherever they are. The Middle East Response, one of [the fund’s]…

Devex Speaks With U.N. Envoy David Nabarro About Global Nutrition, Food Security

Devex: David Nabarro: Malnutrition problem requires multi-partner solutions “Malnutrition is the ‘new normal,’ according to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report released [last] week … For David Nabarro, special representative of the U.N. secretary general for food security and nutrition, it’s vital that the global community recognizes the damage caused by…

Slain British MP Jo Cox Remembered As Advocate For Maternal Health, Human Rights

Devex: Remembering Jo Cox: A maternal health advocate extraordinaire “Jo Cox died Thursday from injuries sustained during an attack in her Yorkshire constituency. Cox was a mother of two and a member of the British Parliament. She was the former head of policy and advocacy at Oxfam, former director of…

Aid Delivery To Syria Remains Highly Challenging; WFP Defends Neutrality Of Deliveries

IRIN: U.N. defends impartiality of Syria aid “The World Food Programme has hit back strongly at allegations that the U.N. has allowed its aid operations in Syria to be controlled by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, emboldening the siege warfare tactics that have become characteristic of the five-year…

International Stakeholders Must Act On Commitments Made At World Humanitarian Summit

The Guardian: Ban Ki-moon: ‘We must work in new ways to help people in crisis’ Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the U.N. “…Despite their precarious conditions, there is a severe lack of funding to assist [people who need humanitarian aid] — raising basic questions about global solidarity in a world…

Pope Francis Urges Nations To ‘Feed People, Not Wars’ In Address At U.N. WFP

Deutsche Welle: Pope condemns ‘paradox’ of guns but no food in conflict zones “Pope Francis told a meeting at the U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) that preventing supplies from reaching war zones was a violation of international law, adding that the world faced a ‘strange paradox.’ Francis’ visit to the…

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