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Al Jazeera: Pakistan struggles with unprecedented HIV infections in children (Burdon-Manley, 6/16). allAfrica: Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods (Ncube, 6/18). BBC News: Face to face with DR Congo’s deadly vipers (6/18). Bloomberg: Deadly Superbugs Win as Wall Street Flees Makers of Antibiotics…

Injectable Contraceptive Does Not Increase Risk Of HIV, Study Shows

The Guardian: Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds “A landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV. But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern Africa…

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BBC News: Ecuador’s top court approves same-sex marriage (6/13). Christian Science Monitor: For Afghan midwife, saving women’s lives is a lifelong passion (Peterson, 6/13). The Economist: Drone deliveries are advancing in health care (6/15). The Guardian: Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offenses against women and girls (Okiror, 6/13).…

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Devex: At U.N. disability rights conference, experts question U.N. inclusivity (Lieberman, 6/13). Inside Philanthropy: To Bolster Access to Water and Sanitation, These Funders Are Betting on a Systems Approach (Naracott/Barnett, 6/12). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Indian factories found endangering seamstresses’ health with illegal pills (Nagaraj, 6/12). Xinhua News: Flooding in Yemen…

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CNBC Africa: How Africa can archive its targets on Sustainable Development Goals (6/11). Devex: Q&A: Why women farmers are key to good nutrition (Root, 6/12). The Guardian: Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas (Glinski, 6/12). New York Times: Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting…

PLOS Medicine Examines Impact Of ‘Treat All’ Policies On Uptake Of HIV Treatment In 6 African Countries

PLOS Medicine: Changes in rapid HIV treatment initiation after national “treat all” policy adoption in 6 sub-Saharan African countries: Regression discontinuity analysis Olga Tymejczyk, research scientist at the Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health and NIH Fogarty global health fellow, and colleagues examine the impact of universal HIV treatment,…