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Al Jazeera: WHO: Deadly plague breaks out on Uganda-Congo border (3/14). Borgen Magazine: The Road to Defeating Rotavirus Diarrhea (O’Brien, 3/17). Devex: Inside the largest hub for global humanitarian medical aid in the U.S. (Cheney, 3/18). Health Policy Watch: DNDi-led Study Finds Safer, Shorter Treatment For Debilitating Chagas Disease (Schlesinger,…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: Concerns over global resurgence of measles (3/14). Devex: WHO launches new guideline for community health workers (Roby, 3/14). The Guardian: ‘There is no tomorrow for me’: Rwanda’s teen mothers — in pictures (Allen-Story, 3/15). IRIN: Failed aid gambit deepens crisis for Venezuelans at closed Colombia border (Collins, 3/14).…

Report Examines Donor Transitions From HIV Programs, Potential Impacts On Vulnerable Populations

Health Affairs: Donor Transitions From HIV Programs: What Is The Impact On Vulnerable Populations? Robert Hecht, president of Pharos Global Health Advisors; Kelly Flanagan, associate program officer at Pharos Global Health Advisors; Hanna Huffstetler, associate in research with the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the Center for Policy Impact…

In Order To Achieve SDGs, International Community Should Support Drug Policy Reform

The Hill: Another decade lost to the global war on drugs Helen Clark, member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy “…Rather than eradicating drugs, prohibition is empowering and enriching organized crime groups. The combined impact of the drug war-fueled criminality, violence, and corruption ranges from harm in U.S. cities…

Bangladesh’s Parliament Should Reject Strict Draft Drug Law, Move Toward More Effective Drug-Control Policy

Project Syndicate: Bangladesh’s Deadly War on Drugs Naomi Burke-Shyne, executive director of Harm Reduction International “…[Under the Bangladesh authorities’ draft law submitted to Parliament,] possession of more than five grams of ‘yaba’ — a methamphetamine-based drug targeted by the government’s crackdown — could be punishable by death. … Despite what…

Report Says U.N. Strategy To Eliminate Illegal Drug Market Failed

CNN: Report says the U.N.’s global ‘war on drugs’ has been a failure “The United Nations’ drug strategy of the past 10 years has been a failure, according to a major report by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), which has called for a major rethinking of global policy on…

CSIS Releases October 2018 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter: October 2018 In the October 2018 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, highlights publications, podcasts, and past and upcoming events hosted…