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Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Efforts Needed To End Global Hunger

The Hill: The greatest peace movement in the world is fighting hunger William Lambers, author “The world must not look away from the hunger emergency growing before our very eyes. … While hunger is on the rise, humanitarian funding is going in the opposite direction. … Meanwhile, the civil wars…

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Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…

Impact Of DRC Ebola Outbreak On Children Worsening; Rwanda, DRC Work To Prevent Disease Crossing Border; DRC Doctors Arrested Over Murder Of WHO Epidemiologist

Agence France-Presse: DRC medics arrested over murder of WHO Ebola doctor “Three Congolese medics have been detained over the murder of a World Health Organization (WHO) doctor who was fighting an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, a military prosecutor said on Wednesday. Cameroonian doctor Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung…

PLOS Special Issue Focuses On Maternal, Child Health, Nutrition

PLOS Medicine: Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition This Special Issue of PLOS Medicine highlights the importance of nutrition for maternal and child health and includes articles on the impact of maternal metformin treatment for treatment of gestational diabetes, the impact of nutritional supplementation during pregnancy on antibody responses to…

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Agence France-Presse: 1,800 dead as malaria ‘epidemic’ rages in Burundi — U.N. (8/6). Devex: Leveraging the private sector to fill the global health funding gap (8/6). NPR: War Is The Enemy Of Breastfeeding (Brink, 8/6). Xinhua News: Confirmed dengue death toll rises to 23 in Bangladesh (8/7).

KFF Updates Several Fact Sheets On U.S. Role In Global Health Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. & The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (8/5). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (8/2). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Disease Efforts (7/31). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global…