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The Atlantic: ‘She’s Not a Woman. She Doesn’t Have a Child.’ (Szynol, 2/13). Devex: Disability inclusive health care has mountains to climb (Rogers, 2/13). Inter Press Service: How Devastating is Climate Change for World Peace & Security? (Deen, 2/13). IRIN: Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing (Loy,…

WHO Releases Q&A On Measles Outbreak In Philippines

World Health Organization: Questions and answers on the measles outbreak in the Philippines The World Health Organization released a Q & A on the measles outbreak in the Philippines, which addresses the current situation, immunization rates, prevention, and actions being taken by the government and WHO to address the outbreak…

Media Outlets Examine Measles Outbreaks Across World, Role Of Vaccine Hesitancy

Al Jazeera: Philippines: Vaccine scare blamed for deadly measles outbreak “Health officials in the Philippines are racing to contain a deadly measles outbreak the government blames on a marked decline in immunisations after a scandal surrounding a dengue fever vaccine…” (Gotinga, 2/12). Bloomberg: Widening Anti-Vaccine Movement Paves the Way for…

Research Examines GBV, Sexual Exploitation Of Women In DRC Amid Ebola Outbreak; Media Outlets Continue To Cover Outbreak’s Impact On Children

The Guardian: Ebola vaccine offered in exchange for sex, say women in Congo “An unparalleled Ebola vaccination programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has become engulfed in allegations of impropriety, amid claims that women are being asked for sexual favours in exchange for treatment. Research by several NGOs…

Death Toll In DRC Ebola Outbreak Surpasses 500, Health Minister Says

Al Jazeera: Ebola death toll in DR Congo passes 500: Health ministry “More than 500 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but a vaccination program has prevented thousands more deaths, the country’s health minister said…” (2/9). CBC Radio: ‘Whack-a-mole’ Ebola outbreak…

UNICEF Urges African Leaders To Address Causes, Needs Of 13.5M Displaced Children In Africa

Xinhua News: UNICEF calls for national, int’l help for 13.5 mln uprooted children in Africa “At least 13.5 million uprooted children in Africa need strengthened national actions as well as regional and international cooperation to uphold their rights and help them fulfill their potential, the U.N. children’s agency appealed Saturday.…

Philippines Declares Widespread Measles Outbreak, Urges Parents To Vaccinate Children

Agence France-Presse: Philippines hit by deadly measles outbreak “A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a scare over an anti-dengue fever vaccine…” (7/2). BBC News: Measles outbreak declared in Philippines “…As…

Strengthened Immunization, Surveillance Activities Critical To Eliminating Measles

CNN: Over 109,000 people died from measles in 2017 — needlessly Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation, and Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross “…Failure to vaccinate has far-reaching consequences … We have the tools, knowledge, and know-how to stop [measles,] this…

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