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Al Jazeera: Rwanda’s front line health supporters (Santoshini, 12/12). The Economist: Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness (12/14). ET HealthWorld: On Universal Health Coverage Day, India pledges to keep the promise (12/12). Forbes: For Haiti, Victory Is in Sight in Fight Against Cholera (Buechner, 12/12). Homeland Preparedness…

UNFPA Reports On ICASA’s Closing Ceremony

UNFPA East and Southern Africa: With genuine partnership and effective collaboration, we can end the HIV epidemic together This release reports on comments made by leaders at the closing of the recent International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), including remarks by UNFPA Regional Director for East and…

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AP: Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist in Europe (Cheng, 12/12). Devex: More complex food production, distribution systems a hazard for food safety (Ravelo, 12/12). IOL: HIV-positive and depressed kids likely to have suicidal thoughts, study (Mtika, 12/12). IOL: Malawi’s HIV-positive teens’ mental health challenge (Mtika, 12/12). New Humanitarian: After floods,…

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Financial Times: North Korean defectors reveal wretched state of female healthcare (White, 12/10). Forbes: Physician Paul Farmer Reflects On Health Solutions Brought To Medical Deserts And The Places Still In Dire Need (Love, 12/10). Homeland Preparedness News: First Nipah Virus International Conference focuses global attention on Nipah solutions and threats…

Trump Administration’s Expanded Mexico City Policy Hinders HIV/AIDS Response Among Women, Girls, Planned Parenthood Officials Say

Planned Parenthood Global/Medium: A Catch-22 for Women and Girls: How the Global Gag Rule Attacks the HIV/AIDS Response In this post, ChloĆ« Cooney, senior director of strategy and programs for Planned Parenthood Global, and Caitlin Horrigan, director of global advocacy for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, discuss the impact of…

Global Fund, Thomson Reuters Foundation Partnership To Work To Dismantle Barriers To Health Services, Executives Write In Opinion Piece

Thomson Reuters Foundation: OPINION: End epidemics by breaking down human rights barriers to health Peter Sands, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and Antonio Zappulla, chief executive of the Thomson Reuters Foundation “…Human rights-related barriers to health, some explicit, others expressed in behaviors and…

USAID Post Discusses How DREAMS Initiative Helping Young Women In Uganda

USAID/Medium: I’m Empowered and Resilient! I’m Living the Dream! In this post, Betty Kagoro, communications specialist at USAID’s Mission in Uganda, discusses PEPFAR’s DREAMS Initiative and profiles several women who are involved in the program in Tedum, Uganda. Kagoro writes, “USAID, through the DREAMS Initiative, is working with partners to…

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Devex: Q&A: Why eradicating HIV by 2030 is idealistic and too optimistic (12/10). Devex: Donors should do more on school meals, says WFP (Ravelo, 12/9). The Guardian: Harare’s heroine: how Esther Zinyoro made her home a maternity ward (Chingono, 12/10). Healio: Bedaquiline-based treatment associated with favorable outcomes in patients with…

Nations Must Address Regulatory, Other Barriers To PrEP Access, UNAIDS Says

UNAIDS: Barriers to PrEP must be removed This update discusses the benefits of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and says “further global expansion of PrEP requires countries to address regulatory issues and other barriers that are stopping people who want to use PrEP from doing so” (12/9).