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Associated Press: More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak (6/18). BBC News: Low-income African countries ‘pay 30 times more’ for drugs (6/18). Devex: Q&A: Peter Sands on what it takes to create effective health systems (Lieberman, 6/18). Global Health NOW: Mercy Masoo, Leading the Way in WASH…

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Al Jazeera: Pakistan struggles with unprecedented HIV infections in children (Burdon-Manley, 6/16). allAfrica: Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods (Ncube, 6/18). BBC News: Face to face with DR Congo’s deadly vipers (6/18). Bloomberg: Deadly Superbugs Win as Wall Street Flees Makers of Antibiotics…

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Agence France-Presse: In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak (6/14). Agence France-Presse: Indian doctors to go on strike over workplace assaults (6/14). The Guardian: ‘I’ll never have another child’: the mothers failed by Mexico’s hospitals (Lakhani, 6/17). Health Policy Watch: New Resource Gateway Launched On Innovation & Access To Medicines…

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BBC News: Ecuador’s top court approves same-sex marriage (6/13). Christian Science Monitor: For Afghan midwife, saving women’s lives is a lifelong passion (Peterson, 6/13). The Economist: Drone deliveries are advancing in health care (6/15). The Guardian: Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offenses against women and girls (Okiror, 6/13).…

UNICEF Executive Director Highlights Results From Agency’s Annual Report For 2018

UNICEF: UNICEF Executive Board: Taking stock of progress for children in 2018 This post provides an overview of the UNICEF Executive Board’s 2019 annual session at the U.N. during which UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore presented and highlighted results from the agency’s annual report for 2018 (6/12).

UNICEF Report Discusses Challenges To Maternal, Child Health In Yemen

UNICEF: Yemen: Parenting in a War Zone This report discusses the challenges pregnant women face in Yemen, noting, “Today, Yemen’s brutal conflict continues to rob children of their right to life and, for the survivors, to the best health care possible. This includes prenatal and postnatal care for their mothers…

Pregnant, Lactating Women Should Be Able To Receive Experimental Ebola Vaccine

STAT: Ebola vaccine for pregnant women: one step closer but still more to go Sonja A. Rasmussen, pediatrician and epidemiologist at the University of Florida College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Denise J. Jamieson, obstetrician-gynecologist at Emory University School of Medicine “…The [experimental Ebola]…