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ABC News: A reflection on living through Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic (Masuku, 5/2). Associated Press: U.N. says 1.7 million Somalis will face major food insecurity (5/1). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to Honduras (Lagattuta, 5/1). Devex: The limits of Africa’s malaria vaccine pilots (Adepoju, 5/2). The Guardian: Risk of obesity can…

More News In Global Health

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:…

More News In Global Health

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…

Joint Report Explores Ethical Challenges For Humanitarian Health Organizations Working In Conflict Situations

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Reality Makes Our Decisions: Ethical Challenges in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence “…This project, a collaboration involving researchers and staff from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Syrian American Medical…

Global Leaders Must Commit To Renewing All Aspects Of Primary Health Care In Astana

The Lancet: The Astana Declaration: the future of primary health care? Editorial Board “…[On October 25 and 26], the Global Conference on Primary Health Care will … meet in Astana, Kazakhstan, to endorse the Astana Declaration. The aim is to renew political commitment from member states and global organizations to…

WHO Highlights Ebola Response Efforts In DRC

World Health Organization: Doubling down on Ebola This post discusses the WHO’s Ebola response efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including the deployment of frontline health workers, the provision of patient care in Ebola treatment centers, vaccination and educational efforts, treatment with new investigational Ebola drugs, and screenings…

Number Of DRC Ebola Cases Nears 1,000

Agence France-Presse: Ebola death confirmed in eastern DR Congo provincial capital “A six-month-old baby in the eastern DR Congo city of Bunia has died of Ebola, becoming the first fatality of the disease in a provincial capital, the heath ministry said Thursday…” (3/21). CIDRAP News: Ebola total approaches 1,000 as…