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AFP: Half C.Africa population needs humanitarian aid: U.N. (1/21). Borgen Magazine: The End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act (Frazer, 1/22). CNBC: Tracking Africa’s development outcomes (1/22). Devex: Sierra Leone’s plans to improve education — one meal at a time (Ravelo, 1/22). Devex: Europe’s Africa strategy déjà vu (Chadwick, 1/22). New Humanitarian:…

MSF Urges Gavi To Help Increase Access To Pneumonia Vaccine

Médecins Sans Frontières: Gavi must ensure more children get new, more affordable pneumonia vaccine “As Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, starts to commemorate its 20th year and launches a new fundraising appeal, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) stressed that more must be done to make sure the 55 million children who do…

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AP: U.N. official warns Yemen could face brink of famine again (Lederer, 1/16). AP: Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists (1/17). Devex: Humanitarianism is a ‘fallen angel,’ says MSF president (Root, 1/17). Devex: Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC? (Jerving, 1/17). Devex: Q&A: Nigeria is finally…

3 African Countries Begin Pilot Program Using Malaria Vaccine Among Infants

AP: 3 African countries trying out 1st malaria vaccine in babies “…The southern African nation [of Malawi] is rolling out the shots in an unusual pilot program along with Kenya and Ghana. Unlike established vaccines that offer near-complete protection, this new one is only about 40% effective. But experts say…

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AFP: Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio (1/16). AP: U.N. report lays out agonies faced by Syrian children amid war (Keaten, 1/16). BBC News: HIV infections among gay and bi men fall by 73% in U.K. (Haigh, 1/16). Borgen Magazine: Measles Outbreak in the DRC: Treatment and…