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Associated Press: Brazilian state decrees emergency over yellow fever outbreak (1/21). Devex: What will it take to eliminate pneumonia deaths in children? (Lieberman, 1/22). Financial Times: India ‘at a turning point’ to tackle pervasive child malnutrition (Kazmin, 1/21). Forbes: Gates Foundation Funds Research For New Synthetic Malaria Vaccine (Kite-Powell, 1/19).…

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The Lancet: Universal health coverage law approved in Egypt (Devi, 1/20). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Malaria stalks Yemen amid collapsing health system (Kanso, 1/18). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Mother-to-mother training in Malawi helps battle child malnutrition (Win, 1/19). U.N. News Centre: Amid ‘dramatic deterioration’ in DR Congo, U.N. and partners launch $1.68…

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IntraHealth Blog Post Highlights Activities To Improve Maternal Care In Tajikistan

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Now, Safer Deliveries for Women in Tajikistan Carol Bales, senior communications and advocacy officer, and Khosiyatkhon Komilova, communications specialist, both at IntraHealth International, discuss how the activities of the USAID-funded Feed the Future Tajikistan Health & Nutrition Activity help improve maternity care in the country (1/16).

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U.S. Can Learn From African Nations’ Positive Health Examples

New York Times: What We Can Learn From ‘S-Hole Countries’ Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “Despite President Trump’s reported call to reject immigrants from ‘shithole countries,’ people from these countries actually have plenty to teach us. Let’s start with a quiz: Which country was the first in the world…

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Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Affects Virtually All Of Country’s Children, UNICEF Report Says

Agence France-Presse: 5,000 children killed or injured in Yemen war: U.N. “The war in Yemen has killed or injured more than 5,000 children and left another 400,000 severely malnourished and fighting for their lives, the U.N. children’s agency said on Tuesday…” (1/16). U.N. News Centre: Nearly every child in war-torn…

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National Geographic: Maybe Rats Aren’t to Blame for the Black Death (Greshko, 1/15). Washington Post: The classic explanation for the Black Death plague is wrong, scientists say (Guarino, 1/16). New York Times: Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91 (McFadden, 1/16). NPR: We Asked, You Answered:…

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Associated Press: Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province (1/16). CNN: 75% of India’s air pollution-related deaths are rural, study finds (Wu, 1/15). The Guardian: Doctors in Uganda warn ‘crisis level’ blood shortage is putting lives at risk (Okiror, 1/16). New York Times: She Ran From the Cut, and…

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Newly Prequalified Typhoid Vaccine Has Potential To Protect Millions Of Children, Reduce Mortality

The Lancet: A new vaccine for typhoid control Editorial Board “Last week, WHO announced prequalification of the first conjugate vaccine to prevent typhoid (Typbar TCV, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) after the publication of randomized controlled trials, including that by Celina Jin and colleagues in The Lancet on Sept 28,…

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Saving Lives At Birth Announces Round 8 Of Grand Challenge For Maternal, Infant Health

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces Round 8 Call for Innovative Solutions to Prevent Infant & Maternal Deaths “Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched its eighth call for groundbreaking, sustainable innovations to save the lives of mothers and newborns in the…

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BBC News: Menstruating girls banned from crossing Ghana river (1/11). Devex: DRC cholera outbreak hampers humanitarian efforts, worries neighbors (Roby, 1/12). The Guardian: ‘A great milestone’: Somaliland adopts legislation outlawing rape (Bowman, 1/11). The Lancet: Natalia Kanem: lifelong advocate for women’s health and rights (Zarocostas, 1/13). New York Times: A…

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