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Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

Report Examines Impact Of Low-Barrier HIV Care Model On Viral Suppression

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: When viral suppression didn’t last, lowering barriers to HIV treatment and care made a difference Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a report published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases on the “impacts of the Seattle Max Clinic’s enhanced efforts to retain…

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Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…

CSIS Releases August 2019 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter: August 2019 In the August 2019 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center (GHPC), discusses takeaways from the recent IAS 2019 conference…

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BBC: Climate change: Hungry nations add the least to global CO2 (8/6). Business Insider Singapore: Singapore is in peak dengue season, and there are already 5 times more cases compared to the same time last year (Tay, 8/6). Devex: How voluntary licensing agreements are transforming HIV care (Root, 8/5) New…

Under-Funded Health Systems, Lack Of Attention Drive Drug-Resistant TB, TB Activist Says

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Activist confronts the ‘father’ of drug-resistant TB In this guest post, Abigail Mudd, medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine, interviews international TB activist Timur Abdullaev, who lives with HIV and is a two-time survivor of TB. Mudd notes, “He owes his life, he says, to…

HIV Testing, Treatment Retention Interventions Successfully Improve Viral Load Suppression Among HIV-Positive Persons In Tanzania

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Threefold Increases in Population HIV Viral Load Suppression Among Men and Young Adults — Bukoba Municipal Council, Tanzania, 2014-2017 Duncan MacKellar of the CDC’s Division of Global HIV and TB at the Center for Global Health, and colleagues discuss the significance of “[a]chieving and…

Opinion Piece Outlines 4 Actions New UNAIDS Leader Should Take To Address HIV/AIDS

The Lancet: Leading UNAIDS: a once-in-a-generation challenge? Jamila Headley, managing director of the Health Global Access Project (Health GAP), and colleagues “…The U.N. secretary general must embolden the AIDS response with a new UNAIDS leader who will reinvigorate the organization and position the AIDS crisis against the backdrop of other…