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International Donors, Governments Must Address National Security, Outbreak Preparedness, Community Engagement For Ebola Vaccine Success, Opinion Piece Says

Project Syndicate: Why an Ebola Vaccine Is Not Enough Ifeanyi M. Nsofor, CEO of EpiAFRIC and director of Policy and Advocacy for Nigeria Health Watch “…Without doubt, [the recently approved Ebola vaccine] Ervebo could be a game changer in tackling future Ebola outbreaks. But, in order to help protect health…

More News In Global Health

AP: U.N. official warns Yemen could face brink of famine again (Lederer, 1/16). AP: Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists (1/17). Devex: Humanitarianism is a ‘fallen angel,’ says MSF president (Root, 1/17). Devex: Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC? (Jerving, 1/17). Devex: Q&A: Nigeria is finally…

More News In Global Health

BBC: Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire’s offer (1/22). CIDRAP News: WHO calls antibiotic pipeline insufficient (Dall, 1/22). Devex: In Nigeria, there is no quick fix for antibiotic abuse (Adepoju, 1/23). The Guardian: Millions at risk after toxins found in Harare water supply, study finds (Chingono, 1/22). New York Times:…

IntraHealth Blog Post Discusses Role Of Nurses, Midwives In Advancing Global Health

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: The Future of Global Health Starts with Nurses and Midwives This piece discusses the role of nurses and midwives in global health and highlights ways in which IntraHealth will work “to help nurses and midwives gain the power, authority, and resources they need to lead us all…

IntraHealth International Blog Post Highlights 10 Global Health Issues To Watch In New Decade

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in the 2020s Margarite Nathe, principal editor and writer at IntraHealth International, outlines 10 global health issues to watch in this next decade: infectious diseases and potential pandemics; fake news; climate change; supply chains; digital health; mental health; heart disease, cancer,…

Media Outlets Provide Latest Updates On Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

AP: New virus has infected more than 64,000 people globally (2/14). BBC: Coronavirus: No change in outbreak despite China spike, WHO says (2/14). The Hill: Coronavirus death toll climbs past 1,350 in China, 5,000 new cases reported (Johnson, 2/14). Reuters: China says 1,716 health workers infected by coronavirus, six dead…

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

New York Times: Call It ‘Coronavirus’ Editorial Board “…Once again, a mysterious, fast-spreading and sometimes lethal disease is exacerbating racism and hatred … As the coronavirus has spread from its beachhead in Wuhan, China, old anti-Asian prejudices have spread with it … A time of great fear and danger requires…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic; WHO Issues New Guidelines On Maintaining Essential Health Services

Africa Center for Strategic Studies: Managing Health and Economic Priorities as the COVID-19 Pandemic Spreads in Africa Shannon Smith, professor of practice and director of engagement at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (3/30). Human Rights Watch: Afghanistan: Leaders Bicker Amid COVID-19 Crisis (3/30). Oxfam: How to Confront the Coronavirus…

Media Outlets Report On Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Response, Including Vaccine, Diagnostic Research, Health Worker Protections

Devex: MSF ramps up coronavirus response with ‘back-to-basics’ approach (Lieberman, 2/27). The Hill: Health official says coronavirus vaccine will take ‘at least a year to a year and a half’ to develop (Deese, 2/26). MedPage Today: COVID-19 Requires ‘An Entire Village’ of Professionals (Walker, 2/26). NPR: New Test Begins To…