Latin America and Caribbean

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

COVID-19 Cases Rising In Eastern Europe, Waning In Western Region; Pakistan Fears Polio Resurgence Amid Pandemic; Latin America New Hotspot; U.N. Calls For ‘Social Cohesion’ As Protests Sweep U.S., Elsewhere

AFRICA Bloomberg Quint: Old Scourges Revived in Africa as the Pandemic Drains Resources (Bax/Sguazzin, 6/2). New Humanitarian: Return pressure builds as COVID-19 hits South Sudan displacement camps (Craze/Pendle, 6/1). Quartz: Africa After Covid-19 (Multiple authors, 6/1). Reuters: South Africa loosens lockdown in economic recovery effort (Cox et al., 6/1). VOA:…

More News In Global Health

BBC: Tropical Storm Amanda: At least 14 dead in El Salvador (6/1). Devex: Q&A: Combating stigma of needle stick injuries among health care workers in Kenya (Politzer, 6/2). Devex: Q&A: New U.N. guidelines target ‘out of whack’ food systems (Welsh, 6/2). The Guardian: Risk of infection could double if 2-meter…

U.S., Brazil Provide Joint Statement On Health Cooperation During COVID-19

White House: Joint Statement From the United States of America and the Federative Republic of Brazil Regarding Health Cooperation This joint statement from the U.S. and Brazil discusses health cooperation between the two countries and notes, “The American and Brazilian people stand in solidarity in the fight against the coronavirus.…

U.S. Sends Unproven COVID-19 Treatment HCQ To Brazil; Russia Set To Introduce COVID-19 Drug; India Begins To Open Amid Rising Cases; African Nations Struggle To Find Escaped Quarantine Patients

AFRICA Global Press Journal: Defying Uganda’s Ban, Motorcycle Taxis Remain Lifeline for Patients (Segawa/Agiresaasi, 5/31). The Guardian: African nations fail to find coronavirus quarantine escapees (Burke/Chingono, 5/31). PRI: Coronavirus exposes Sudan’s broken health care system (Gikandi, 5/29). Reuters: Some medics say they are muzzled in Egypt’s coronavirus response (5/29). ASIA…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg Law: After Finding a Virus Vaccine, the Challenge Is Making Enough (Bauman, 5/28). Devex: Q&A: How innovation can help end hunger (Welsh, 5/29). Financial Times: WHO reviews China-based news anchor’s global ambassador role (Nilsson/Yang, 5/28). Foreign Affairs: The Next Pandemic: Why the World Was Not Prepared for COVID-19 (5/28).…

Posts, Releases Address Menstrual Health, Polio, HIV/AIDS, Other Global Health-Related Issues

Brookings: What makes the World Bank so influential — its money or its ideas? Bradley Parks, executive director of AidData and nonresident fellow with the Center for Global Development, and colleagues (5/19). Devpolicy Blog: Collaborating for menstrual health rights in the Pacific Chelsea Huggett, technical lead for equality and inclusion…

COVID-19 Cases Rising In Some Asian Countries As Lockdowns Ease; Russia Reports Record 1-Day Rise In Deaths; Peru Hit Hard, Especially Rural Areas; Some Arab Nations Turn To Israel For Support; Puerto Rico’s Safety Nets Strain Amid Pandemic

AFRICA The Guardian: Surge in deaths in North Darfur raises fears of disastrous Covid-19 outbreak (Ahmed, 5/29). New Humanitarian: Six ways COVID-19 is changing South Africa (Oliver, 5/28). ASIA Al Jazeera: Hundreds of children in Pakistan’s Sindh infected with COVID-19 (5/29). New York Times: ‘It’s Too Late’: In Sprawling Indonesia,…

COVID-19 Impacting Africa’s Efforts Against TB, Malaria; India Faces Locust Swarms Amid Pandemic; E.U. Governments Ban Malaria Drug For Coronavirus; 14M At Risk Of Hunger In Latin America; Number Of Cases In Gulf Arab States Passes 200K

AFRICA Devex: Strengthening Africa’s ability to ‘decode’ the coronavirus (Jerving, 5/28). DW: Coronavirus hampers Africa’s fight against malaria, TB (Cascais, 5/27). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Obstacles to COVID-19 control in east Africa (Nakkazi, 6/1). Reuters: Africa hit by sustained community spread of coronavirus: disease centre (Paravicini, 5/28). Reuters: ‘No masks,…

Senate Bill, Administration Plan Look To Revamp U.S. Global Health Security; WHO Official Discusses Trump’s Threat To Withdraw From Organization; Administration Imposes New Travel Ban On Brazil

Devex: Senate bill latest in efforts to revamp U.S. global health security “…[Sen. James Risch, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee], a Republican from Idaho, on Friday introduced the Global Health Security and Diplomacy Act of 2020, which is co-sponsored by Democrats Sen. Chris Murphy and Sen. Ben Cardin.…