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Bloomberg Technology: Gates Sees Vaccine Technology Promise as Drug Resistance Rises (Patton, 4/18). Devex: Q&A: Gates experts on how to beat malaria with data (Cheney, 4/20). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: North Korea and the Global Fund (Burki, May 2018). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Neglected tropical diseases: securing sustainability (Sansom, May…

FHWC Blog Post Highlights Stories, Takeaways From Health Heroes + Social Good Summit

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: More than a story: takeaways from the Health Heroes Plus Social Good Summit Temi Omilabu, communications associate at IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition, discusses the importance of stories told at the Health Heroes + Social Good Summit that took place on April 5 and…

International Community Must Work Together To Protect Health Care In Conflict Situations

The Lancet: Protecting health care in armed conflict: action towards accountability Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada’s minster of health, and colleagues “…Global attention to unlawful attacks on health care, including reporting on incidents and identification of the long-term consequences for the civilian population and the health care systems of affected countries,…

Local Employees Vital To Data Collection Efforts Should Be Recognized, Adequately Compensated

Devex: Opinion: The hustle for data: Side gigs that change science, policies, and lives Lauren Carruth, medical anthropologist “…As the World Health Organization celebrates the Sixth Annual World Health Worker Week this month, we must also advocate for improvements to the working conditions, legal protections, and compensation packages for the…

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Agence France-Presse: ‘Emergency’ malnutrition in Rohingya refugee kids: study (4/10). Al Jazeera: The plight of Pakistan’s Lady Health Workers (Adil, 4/10). BBC News: Tanzania launches early-age cervical cancer vaccine (4/10). CIDRAP News: MERS studies spotlight infections in health workers, kids (Schnirring, (4/10). The Guardian: Africa’s unsung scientists finally get their…

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Associated Press: Pakistan launches new polio vaccination drive (4/9). Devex: IRC’s Miliband warns Yemen crisis could worsen as access woes deepen (Welsh, 4/6). The Guardian: Recruiters order Sri Lankan women to take birth control before working in Gulf (Cousins, 4/6). The Guardian: ‘I was terrified’: fears over child mental health…

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Devex: RCT evaluation points to value of targeting new fathers for gender equality (Edwards, 4/6). Global Atlanta: The Carter Center Central to Liberia’s Mental Health Initiatives (Bolton, 4/5). The Lancet: Progress in influenza surveillance in Africa (Green, 4/7). The Lancet: Violence rife in Mexico, affecting medical community (Agren, 4/7). Thomson…

FHWC, IntraHealth Blogs Highlight Efforts Of Health Care Workers During World Health Worker Week

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Meeting the women who are changing their world (Barwise, 4/4). Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Health Workers: Living at the Intersection of Health, Climate, and Global Security (Langway, 4/4). Frontline Health Workers Coalition: The Health Heroes of Uganda (Li, 4/4). IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Community Liaisons are Resourceful…

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Devex: Biggest U.K. aid organizations report gender pay gap in favor of men (Abrahams, 4/5). Global Health NOW: 500 Million People Need Health Insurance? Call Indu Bhushan (Simpson, 4/3). NPR: Advice To Parachuting Docs: Think Before You Jump Into Poor Countries (Silver, 4/4). NPR: A Young Doctor Learns How Hard…

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