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Borgen Magazine: Mothers2mothers: Aiding the HIV/AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa (Kochi, 10/31). Borgen Magazine: Rotary International’s Response to COVID-19 (Tomasello, 10/31). Devex: Lessons from IFRC on integrating mental health into humanitarian response (Smith, 11/2). Devex: U.K. ministers ‘just cannot understand’ merits of aid spending, says Rory Stewart (Worley, 10/30). Devex:…

Blog Posts Address Issues Related To COVID-19, Including Parenting Impacts, Lockdown Evaluations, Health Workforce Supports

Brookings Institution’s “Up Front”: COVID-19 could erase parenting gains of the last 30 years Rebecca Ryan, provost’s distinguished associate professor with the department of psychology at Georgetown University, and colleagues (10/26). Center for Global Development: How Should We Evaluate Lockdowns? Disentangling Effectiveness, Context, and Politics Alex Broadbent, department of philosophy…

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Borgen Magazine: Exploring the Protecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act (Kamis, 10/26). Borgen Magazine: Boost: Tackling the HIV Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa (Dan, 10/23). Devex: Exclusive: Inside the battle over a U.N. report on water privatization (Root, 10/26). Devex: Q&A: U.N. Women deputy director on the cost of not prioritizing…

U.N. Agencies, Rotary Release Statements Marking World Polio Day

PAHO: For World Polio Day, PAHO encourages countries to maintain polio vaccination to prevent outbreaks (10/23). Rotary: Major achievement focus of Rotary’s World Polio Day event (Hyland, 10/24). WHO: How polio personnel are pivoting against COVID-19 (10/23). WHO South-East Asia: Polio networks bolster pandemic response in WHO South-East Asia Region…

Blog Posts Discuss Various Topics Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Ethics Of Risk; Prioritizing Education; Vaccine Access, Distribution

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19 and the ethics of risk Jonathan Wolff, Alfred Landecker professor of values and public policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford and governing body fellow at Wolfson College in Oxford, and colleagues (10/22). Global Citizen: The Amazon’s Indigenous Communities Need Urgent Relief…

Blog Posts Discuss Role Of Frontline Health Workers, Risks Faced

Global Health Council: Member Spotlight: Global Water 2020: Unveiling the Invisible Who Serve the Frontline of Healthcare Hayley Schram, student researcher at the Water Institute at UNC and research assistant at Global Water 2020 (10/21). Oxfam’s “From Poverty to Power”: Voices from the pandemic frontlines: Health worker protests and proposals…

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AP: Argentina hits 1 million cases as virus slams Latin America (Deluca et al., 10/20). AP: South Africa’s health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise (Magome/Meldrum, 10/19). AP: Belgium fears virus ‘tsunami’ as COVID-19 cases keep soaring (Petrequin, 10/19). Borgen Magazine: The Philippines’ Birth Practices Facilitate Maternal and Infant Mortality…

GAO To Investigate Allegations Of Trump Administration Interference At CDC, FDA; Trump Calls Fauci, Scientists ‘Idiots’ In Campaign Call; Washington Post Highlights Discord Among White House COVID-19 Task Force

The Hill: Government watchdog to investigate allegations of Trump interference at CDC, FDA “…The Government Accountability Office (GAO) said it had accepted a request from Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Patty Murray (Wash.) and Gary Peters (Mich.) to review whether the scientific integrity and communications policies of the Centers for…

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AP: Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000 (Vahdat/Gambrell, 10/17). CIDRAP News: Global study shows deadly convergence of chronic disease, COVID-19 (Van Beusekom, 10/16). Devex: Q&A: Supporting health workers through the pandemic (Castell, 10/16). Devex: Q&A: Clinton Foundation on how to ‘sustain the work’ during the pandemic (Lieberman, 10/19).…

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