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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…

Frontline Health Workers Share Experiences At Global Forum On Human Resources For Health

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: The Humanity behind Frontline Health Care Margarite Nathe, senior editor and writer at IntraHealth International, discusses a session at the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, during which six frontline health workers from around the world shared their experiences as health workers (11/14).

Cholera In Yemen Is ‘Man-Made Disaster’

New York Times: How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen Alia Allana, writer for Fountain Ink magazine “…The spread of cholera in Yemen glaringly illustrates how disease follows in the wake of bombs. … Cholera in Yemen is a manmade disaster, and its spread and casualties are tied to…

Increasing Availability Of Essential Medicines Critical To Global Health Security

Project Syndicate: How to Boost Access to Essential Medicines Justus Haucap, professor of economics at Heinrich-Heine University “…[L]ow- and middle-income countries … need help improving drug delivery and managing chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes, which impose an immense burden on their economies. … Unfortunately, the WHO’s leadership, like…

PBS NewsHour Features 2-Part Series On Efforts To Eliminate Polio From Pakistan

PBS NewsHour: Pakistan’s polio health workers make inroads toward eradication “Polio remains prevalent across Pakistan, one of only three countries in the world where the crippling viral disease is endemic. A campaign to dispense vaccinations have helped relieve the crisis, but threats of violence and misinformation from the Taliban are…

Interview Discusses Importance, Role Of Advocacy In Strengthening Global Health Workforce

Seed Global Health: Advocating for Health Workers: Interview with Vince Blaser Daisy Winner, program communications coordinator for Seed Global Health, highlights an interview conversation between Zack Langway, director of communications at Seed Global Health, and Vince Blaser, director of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC), about the role advocacy plays…

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