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U.S. To Provide Emergency Aid For Venezuelan Refugees In Colombia

Associated Press: U.S. emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia “U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia, officials said Thursday. Colombia’s government said it had reached the decision with the U.S. and representatives of Guaidó because of…

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina As Malaria-Free

Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.N. declares Algeria and Argentina free of deadly malaria “Algeria — the nation where malaria was discovered — is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, making it the third African country to eliminate one of the world’s leading killer diseases. With…

Wilson Center Report Discusses Intersection Of Women’s Health, Economic Empowerment

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Healthy Women, Healthy Economies: A Look at Brazil (New Report) “In Healthy Women, Healthy Economies: A Look at Brazil, Sarah B. Barnes, project director of the Maternal Health Initiative [at the Wilson Center], and Elizabeth Wang, Maternal Health Initiative…

Red Cross Officials Discuss Aid Efforts In Venezuela In New Humanitarian Interview

New Humanitarian: Q&A | Venezuela aid deal sees Red Cross prioritize health needs and hospitals “After denying the existence of a humanitarian crisis for years and blocking foreign aid, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro struck an unexpected deal in March to allow the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent…

Poor Governance, Violence, Breakdown Of Public Services Led Venezuela Into Public Health Crisis

The Conversation: Venezuela’s soaring murder rate has plunged the nation into a public health crisis José Manuel Aburto, PhD candidate at the Interdisciplinary Center on Population Dynamics at the University of Southern Denmark, and Jenny Garcia, PhD candidate at the Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED) “Over the past three decades,…

Global Press Journal Publishes Additional Stories In ‘Reproductive Health Around The World’ Series, Including Those Focused On U.S. Policy

Global Press Journal: What is the Mexico City Policy? (5/12). Global Press Journal: When the U.S. Pulls the Funding Plug, How Do Reproductive Health Providers Proceed? (Kandel et al., 5/12). Global Press Journal: Mexico City’s Shelters Provide Care to Pregnant Women Traveling North (García, 5/8). Global Press Journal: High in the…