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MSF Expanding Medical Activities In Venezuela

Médecins Sans Frontières: Addressing mounting health needs in Venezuela “Médecins Sans Frontières is expanding its medical activities in Venezuela, where years of economic and political crisis are taking a heavy toll on households and health facilities alike. … Last month, MSF started assessing health needs in different parts of the…

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Al Jazeera: The ‘vicious cycle’ driving teen pregnancy in El Salvador (Davies, 7/22). The BMJ: Investing in global health will ‘improve our NHS,’ says England’s CMO (Hawkes, 7/22). Devex: Maternal health: The next frontier for private sector engagement (7/22). Devex: How to address HIV/AIDS stigma in health facilities to achieve…

IAS Conference On HIV Science Opens in Mexico City

IAS 2019. 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science is being held in Mexico City, Mexico, July 21-24. This biennial conference will address advances in basic, clinical, and operational HIV research, as well as the applications of the science for policy and…

Trump Administration To Divert More Than $40M In Humanitarian Aid From Central American Nations To Support Opposition In Venezuela

Los Angeles Times: Trump administration diverts Central America aid to U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela “The Trump administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid from Central America to the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal memo and interviews. The memo, dated July 11 and obtained…

New Trial Begins Of Salvadoran Woman Accused Of Intentional Miscarriage

Associated Press: Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence “A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces a second trial for murder Monday in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws. Evelyn Beatriz Hernández had…

U.S. Sanctions On Venezuela Risk Contributing To Potential Famine

New York Times: Trump Doesn’t Have Time for Starving Venezuelans Francisco Rodríguez, chief economist at Torino Economics, former head of research at the United Nations’ Human Development Report Office, and former head of Venezuela’s Congressional Budget Office “Over the past two years, Washington has imposed increasingly punitive economic sanctions on…