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Experts Concerned COVID-19 Pandemic Could Affect Progress In HIV/AIDS Efforts

NPR: What Happens When A Pandemic And An Epidemic Collide “…AIDS experts have a litany of fears about how the pandemic could affect continuing progress in the fight against AIDS. Perhaps the biggest worry is that patients won’t be able to get the AIDS drugs they need because closed borders…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Investing In Harm Reduction Services To Achieve Long-Term Health Goals; Funding For SDGs; Attack On Hospital In Afghanistan That Killed Mothers, Infants; How USAID v. AOSI Supreme Court Case Could Impact Mexico City Policy

Devex: Opinion: Funding for harm reduction services is key for long-term health goals Naomi Burke-Shyne, executive director of Harm Reduction International (5/15). IPS: Finding Money for Public Health, Green Economic Recovery & SDGs John Garrett, Kathryn Tobin, and Chilufya Chileshe, all members of WaterAid’s policy team from its U.K., U.S.,…

Blogs, Statements Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19 vaccines: global access means having enough Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (4/30). Brookings: COVID-19 has revealed a flaw in public health systems. Here’s how to fix it. Stuti Khemani, senior economist with the Development Research Group at the World Bank (4/30). CMMB: A Moment…

More News In Global Health

ABC News: Rebels kill dozens of villagers in Ebola-hit Congo (Winsor, 2/3). AP: As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk (Webber, 1/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s global strategy to tackle health misinformation (Ravelo, 2/4). Devex: How South Africa is spearheading efforts to tackle MDR TB (February 2020).…

AP Examines Rampant Abuse Of Opioid Tramadol In Developing Nations

AP: Mass opioid abuse is ‘destabilizing’ world’s poorest nations “…Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug’s danger. The man-made opioid was touted as…

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ABC: Predicting — and preventing — future pandemics (Swan/Bullen, 10/7). AFP: Edible sensor helps TB patients take their meds: study (10/4). Al Jazeera: WHO to hold Philippines summit after polio outbreak (Alindoga, 10/7). Bloomberg: Female Leadership in Global Health (10/4). CNN: Half of India couldn’t access a toilet 5 years…

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Associated Press: Duterte critics laud U.N. vote to scrutinize drug killings (Gomez, 7/12). Deutsche Welle: Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests (7/11). Devex: Q&A: Engaging the private sector on health security (Cornish, 7/12). Devex: Is it time to take ‘more of a gamble’ to scale nutrition interventions? (Welsh,…

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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates record $180M grant to Emory (Mandel, 6/6). The BMJ: Maternity services: women want respect and dignity above all else, finds global survey (Kmietowicz, 6/7). Devex: How to address the midwife challenges threatening maternal care (Root, 6/7). Devex: How to better integrate gender…

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Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…