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CIDRAP News: FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance (Soucheray, 6/20). Devex: ‘Unacceptable workplace behaviors’ at UNICEF, leaked report summary says (Lieberman, 6/21). Inter Press Service: Poor Outlook for HIV-positive Children in Pakistan (Munns, 6/20). The Lancet: India: health workers strike after attack on junior doctor (Sharma, 6/22). The…

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ABC News: A reflection on living through Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic (Masuku, 5/2). Associated Press: U.N. says 1.7 million Somalis will face major food insecurity (5/1). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to Honduras (Lagattuta, 5/1). Devex: The limits of Africa’s malaria vaccine pilots (Adepoju, 5/2). The Guardian: Risk of obesity can…

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Bloomberg: India’s Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak (Pradhan/Kumaresan, 6/21). Bloomberg: The Lipstick That Raised $500 Million to Fight AIDS (Bhasin, 6/21). Deutsche Welle: Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children (Janjua, 6/21). Devex: WHO leaders on epidemic preparedness, organization diversity, sustainable funding (Cornish, 6/24). Financial Review:…

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Devex: It’s the end of ‘easy solutions’ in global health, Peter Piot says (Cheney, 7/8). Devex: Q&A: Bringing women’s rights into the finance discussion (Donback, 7/8). Devex: In quest for UHC, Kenya faces pharmacy regulation battles (Langat, 7/5). The Economist: Attack of the superbugs: July 2041 (7/6). The Economist: Armed…

Chinese Researchers Using Mass Drug Administration In Kenya In Attempt To Eliminate Malaria

The Atlantic: China Is Leading the Next Step in Fighting Malaria in Africa “…As Western donors garner headlines for funding expensive, experimental malaria interventions, Chinese researchers are undertaking a far more tested approach. Called mass drug administration, or MDA, it involves giving antimalarial pills to every man, woman, and child…

U.S. Provides Additional 174,000 Mosquito Nets To Prevent Malaria In Laos

USAID: U.S. Provides 174,000 Additional Mosquito Nets to Prevent Malaria “Continuing the United States deep support of the Lao health sector, U.S. Ambassador to Lao PDR Rena Bitter presented more than 174,000 additional mosquito nets to Mr. Khamphone Phoutthavong, deputy minister of health, at a ceremony in Vientiane on July…

Author Of New Book Discusses History Of Mosquitoes, Diseases They Carry

New York Times: The Mosquitoes Are Coming for Us Timothy C. Winegard, author of “The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator” “…Mosquitoes are our apex predator … Flying solo, the mosquito does not directly harm anyone. It is the diseases she transmits that cause an endless barrage of…

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Borgen Magazine: Why Lifting Women out of Poverty is Essential (Grant, 9/18). The Economist: Climate change is making it harder to reduce poverty in Malawi (9/16). Homeland Preparedness News: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi launch world’s first malaria vaccine (Galford, 9/17). New Humanitarian: Why you don’t want to be a Venezuelan…