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Agence France-Presse: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war (4/19). Borgen Magazine: Positive Deviance: A Solution for Malnutrition in Vietnam? (Newsome, 4/18). Health24: Common contraceptive could raise TB risk, study finds (4/18). Inter Press Service: Egypt’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough (Srour, 4/18). The Lancet:…

Polio Worker Killed In Pakistan; WHO Condemns Attack

The Telegraph: Polio worker gunned down in Pakistan trying to persuade family to vaccinate children “A polio worker was shot dead while trying to persuade a family to vaccinate their children against the crippling virus. Wajid Ali was killed in Mohmand district in northern Pakistan after allegedly remonstrating with a…

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BBC News: The city where children are learning to love mosquitoes (4/8). BBC News: ‘Our children are gasping’ — Senegal’s toxic air battle (Dewast, 4/9). Devex: Minimizing aid worker risk in dangerous environments (Root, 4/9). Devex: Why you should care about the rise of DFIs (Saldinger, 4/9). Devex: Improving the…

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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…

USC Expert Outlines 4 Key Ways To Achieve UHC

World Economic Forum: 4 radical shifts required to achieve universal health coverage worldwide Heather Wipfli, associate director of the USC Institute for Global Health at the University of Southern California, outlines “four key ways in which countries will need to dramatically reshape their health systems to achieve [universal health coverage…

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Broadly: Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills (Bryce/Udobang, 4/1). CNN: Prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths decreasing worldwide, study says (Powell, 4/2). The Guardian: Debt crisis warning as poorest countries’ repayment bills soar (Elliott, 4/3). NPR: Cholera 101: Why This Ancient Disease Is Making Headlines In…