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Al Jazeera: Coronavirus or malaria, tuberculosis and HIV? (12/2). Borgen Magazine: Exploring Women’s Health in the DRC (Mendez, 12/3). Borgen Magazine: Save The Children Encourages Breastfeeding In The Philippines (Gabra, 12/2). CNN: Elton John honors Anthony Fauci on World AIDS Day (Hansler, 12/1). Devex: Is the new ‘Gavi for toilets’…

Polio Vaccination Campaign Resumes In Africa Following Pause Due To COVID-19; 40M Children Across 16 Countries Vaccinated, GPEI Says

Global Polio Eradication Initiative: 40 million children in Africa Region vaccinated against polio following re-start of campaigns “One of the largest polio immunization campaigns in the African Region this year has just concluded in Chad, where over 3.3 million children in 91 districts were vaccinated. This pushes the total number…

CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Providing Newly Approved Coronavirus Vaccines To Health Workers, Long-Term Care Patients First; Children Must Wait Longer For More Study Results

Wall Street Journal: CDC Panel Recommends Giving First Covid-19 Vaccines to Health Workers, Nursing Homes “A federal vaccine advisory panel recommended that health-care workers and residents of long-term care facilities be the first to receive any Covid-19 vaccine doses from the limited supply that will be available initially. The panel,…

On World AIDS Day, Media Outlets Examine Efforts To Improve HIV Treatment, Prevention Access; Progress Toward Meeting Transmission Targets; U.S. Responses To AIDS, COVID-19

Thomson Reuters Foundation: ‘A shot can end the stigma’: African women pin hopes on anti-HIV jab “…A new injectable HIV prevention drug, called cabotegravir, that is taken every two months has proved nine times more effective in preventing HIV than the commonly used Truvada PrEP daily tablets, a study found…

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AP: Rage and hope fuel women’s revolt over abortion in Poland (Gera, 12/2). Devex: World Bank updates procurement policy to enforce gender-based violence rules (Saldinger, 12/1). IPS: COVID-19 an Opportunity to Build Resilience around Food Systems (Phakathi, 12/1). Nature: Meet the scientists investigating the origins of the COVID pandemic (Mallapaty,…

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AP: Red Cross chief urges vaccine ‘fake news’ fight (Lederer, 12/1). BBC News: Coronavirus in South Africa: A nurse’s fight against the ‘Covid storm’ (11/30). Devex: Oxfam targets more diversity in leadership with new ‘intersectional’ strategy (Chadwick, 11/30). Devex: Q&A: The power of faith-specific fundraising (Root, 12/1). New York Times:…

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AFP/France 24: Thousands in Argentina march against new move to legalize abortion (11/28). BBC News: Detained and forced to have a ‘virginity test’ (11/27). Borgen Magazine: Food Fortification in Africa Fights Hidden Hunger (Beutel, 11/30). The Guardian: A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin story (Graham-Harrison/McKie,…

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