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Global Dispatches Podcast Interviews Co-Founder Of Social Enterprise mPharma

U.N. Dispatch’s “Global Dispatches Podcast”: A Revolution in Access to Medicine is Underway in Five African Countries Mark Leon Goldberg, editor of U.N. Dispatch and host of the Global Dispatches Podcast, speaks with Gregory Rockson, “co-founder of a social enterprise called mPharma, which uses data analytics and supply chain management…

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Al Jazeera: Nigeria’s medical brain drain: Health care woes as doctors flee (Abang, 4/8). Al Jazeera: Five years after West Africa’s Ebola pandemic: Where are we now? (Chinwada, 4/6). The Guardian: Paul Kagame orders release of women and girls jailed over abortion in Rwanda (Okiror, 4/5). Inter Press Service: Safeguarding…

U.S. Pre-Positions Humanitarian Relief Supplies For Venezuela In Curaçao

USAID: The United States Pre-Positions Humanitarian Assistance in Curaçao to Help Venezuelans in Need “[On Wednesday], the United States is pre-positioning humanitarian relief supplies in Curaçao, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, to help people affected by the political and economic crisis in Venezuela. The collapse of…

Disease Heavily Impacts Africa’s Economy, WHO Report Shows

The Telegraph: Disease costs Africa an ‘astounding’ $2.4 trillion in lost productivity every year “Disease is causing an ‘astounding’ drain on Africa’s economy, costing the continent almost $2.4 trillion each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In a report launched at the Africa Health Forum on Wednesday, the…

WHO Africa Health Forum Establishes Roadmap For Achieving Health Security, UHC

WHO Regional Office for Africa: WHO Africa Health Forum closes with a road map to achieving universal health coverage and health security “The second World Health Organization’s (WHO) Africa Health Forum culminated [Thursday] with a road map that governments in the region as well as partners should urgently implement to…

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CIDRAP News: WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain (Schnirring, 3/21). Devex: Q&A: Why the world needs science and partnerships to tackle TB (3/22). EURACTIV.com: Public health activists say eradicating tobacco must be a human right (Michalopoulos, 3/22). The Guardian: U.N. to explore wave of deaths linked to…