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Bloomberg: Coronavirus Slowing Desert Locust Response Amid New Swarms (Gebre/Herbling, 3/22). Borgen Magazine: S.Res. 260: Fighting Maternal and Child Malnutrition (Frazer, 3/23). Devex: As misinformation on coronavirus surges, funding trickles in (Worley/Krishnan, 3/23). The Hill: Former FDA head: ‘Life’s never going to be perfectly normal until we get to a…

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Borgen Magazine: The Global Health Security Act (Hill, 3/19). The Economist: Africans with disabilities are at higher risk of HIV (3/19). Forbes: New Push To Fight Biggest Global Killer Of Kids (Mohn, 3/19). Foreign Policy: Coronavirus in the Corridors of Power (Palder/MacKinnon, 3/18). The Hill: Women and the hidden burden…

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The Conversation: Newborns in developing countries need better protection from common bacteria Ziyaad Dangor and Sanjay Lala, associate professors at the University of the Witwatersrand (3/18). The Conversation: Why the elimination of malaria needs much greater involvement of women Damaris Matoke-Muhia, senior research scientist with the Kenya Medical Research Institute…

Ouagadougou Partnership Overcomes Challenges To Improve Access To Family Planning In Francophone West Africa

Think Global Health: An Improbable Success in a Troubled Region Janet Fleischman, independent consultant for the Ouagadougou Partnership, and Marie Ba, director of the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU), discuss the efforts of the Ouagadougou Partnership in Francophone West Africa to advance access to family planning for health and development.…

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The Conversation: What mothers told me about Nigeria’s free maternal health services Anthony Idowu Ajayi, postdoctoral research scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center (3/15). Devex: Opinion: Here’s how we’ll beat AIDS — with a new era of leadership Winnie Byanyima, executive director of UNAIDS (3/16). Devex: Opinion:…

KFF Releases Updated Fact Sheet Breaking Down U.S. Global Health Budget By Program Area

KFF: Breaking Down the U.S. Global Health Budget by Program Area The U.S. government is the largest donor to global health in the world. This KFF fact sheet breaks down the U.S. global health budget through the President’s FY2021 Request by program area: HIV/PEPFAR; tuberculosis (TB); malaria/the President’s Malaria Initiative…

IPS Examines Challenges To Pakistan’s Polio Eradication Efforts

IPS: Why Pakistan Isn’t Taking that Final Step towards Polio Eradication “…Last month, over 39 million children under the age of five were vaccinated across Pakistan. And a little more than 180,000 children were missed because their parents refused to have them vaccinated. While the number of missed children is…

Multiple Stressors Affect Women’s Mental Health In Nairobi, Kenya, Expert Says

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Multiple Stressors Shape Mothers’ Mental Health in Nairobi, Kenya As part of the Maternal Health Initiative’s CODE BLUE series, Sangeetha Madhavan, professor of African American studies and sociology and associate director of the Maryland Population Research Center at the…