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IntraHealth International Experts Discuss Role Of National Health Workforce Accounts In Helping To Achieve UHC

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: How National Health Workforce Accounts Can Help Governments Achieve Universal Health Coverage Pamela McQuide, global human resources for health technical adviser, and Wayan Vota, director of digital health, both at IntraHealth International, discuss the role of national health workforce accounts in helping countries “generate and use higher-quality…

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Devex: It’s the end of ‘easy solutions’ in global health, Peter Piot says (Cheney, 7/8). Devex: Q&A: Bringing women’s rights into the finance discussion (Donback, 7/8). Devex: In quest for UHC, Kenya faces pharmacy regulation battles (Langat, 7/5). The Economist: Attack of the superbugs: July 2041 (7/6). The Economist: Armed…

July 2019 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The July 2019 WHO Bulletin features articles on various topics, including an editorial examining policy options for addressing diet-related non-communicable diseases; a news article on sharing lessons on childhood cancer treatments; and a research article on health worker strikes in low-income countries (July…

DRC Ebola Outbreak Continues To Grow With 41 Cases Recorded Over Past Few Days

CIDRAP News: Ebola outbreak reaches 2,338 cases among violence in Ituri “Over the weekend and through [Monday], the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Ministry of Health recorded 41 more cases of the deadly disease, including another case detected in a vaccinated health worker. … Late last week, the United…

HIV Epidemic In Pakistan Must Spur Government To Action, Editorial Says

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: HIV epidemics in Pakistan Editorial Board “The Lancet Infectious Diseases has received several letters from concerned health professionals in Pakistan about HIV epidemics that appear to have stemmed from unsanitary and unregulated medical practice, usually in isolated, rural towns. … The reports of HIV epidemics in…

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CIDRAP News: FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance (Soucheray, 6/20). Devex: ‘Unacceptable workplace behaviors’ at UNICEF, leaked report summary says (Lieberman, 6/21). Inter Press Service: Poor Outlook for HIV-positive Children in Pakistan (Munns, 6/20). The Lancet: India: health workers strike after attack on junior doctor (Sharma, 6/22). The…

U.N. Should Name Parties Responsible For Bombing Health, Humanitarian Facilities In Syria

Al Jazeera: Who is bombing hospitals in Syria? Rashed al-Ahmad, pharmacist from Hama, northern Syria “…About three years ago, doctors at my health center had to decide whether to share the building’s coordinates with the U.N. As part of its deconfliction mechanism, the U.N. shares the coordinates of humanitarian facilities…