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BBC: Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims (7/12). Devex: The power of choice: Ensuring access to family planning in the COVID-19 era (7/13). Devex: Q&A: How data can stop women from going hungry (Castell, 7/13). IPS: How Senegal Is Providing Reproductive Health Services To Those Who Can…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Impact Of Politics On Response Efforts, Need For Testing Strategies, Impacts On Women, Children

The Atlantic: The United States Needs a New Foreign Policy William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (7/14). Boston Globe: Politics endanger COVID-19 vaccine Editorial Board (7/14). Financial Times: An airborne virus is a threat worth taking seriously Anjana Ahuja, science commentator at the Financial Times…

Combined Protocol Addressing Severe, Moderate Malnutrition Among Children Effective, Less Expensive Than Standard Treatment, Study Shows

Devex: Streamlined malnutrition treatment is effective and less expensive, study shows “Combining severe and moderate acute malnutrition treatments into a simplified protocol is as effective as traditional treatment but costs $123 less per child, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. The ‘Combined Protocol for Acute Malnutrition Study,’…

African Nations Work To Track COVID-19 Cases; Pakistan To Restart Polio Vaccination Campaign Amid Pandemic; Deaths Climb In Yemen; COVID Outbreak On U.S. Military Base Strains Relation With Japan

AFRICA New Humanitarian: Kenya’s teen pregnancy crisis: More than COVID-19 is to blame (Wadekar, 7/13). NPR: South Africa Introduces Alcohol Ban And Curfew As Coronavirus Surges (Peralta, 7/13). Reuters: Counting the burials: African nations scramble to track COVID-19 (Paravicini et al., 7/13). Xinhua: Uganda says COVID-19 erodes gains in achieving…

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The Atlantic: A New Understanding of Herd Immunity (Hamblin, 7/13). Borgen Magazine: 5 Facts About Aboriginal Children Facing Obesity in Australia (Shusterman, 7/11). Devex: One Health approach could be Australia’s contribution to the COVID-19 response (Cornish, 7/13). New York Times: How Koalas With an STD Could Help Humanity (Gross, 7/13).…

COVID-19 Pandemic Hindering Access To Health Care For Women, Children Worldwide, Report Says; India Sees Increase In Unsafe Abortion Practices Amid Lockdown

Forbes: Covid-19 Is Making It Harder For Women And Children To Access Vital Health Care Services “Mothers, newborns, young children, and adolescents are losing 20% of their health and social services because of the pandemic, according to a new report from a panel of senior global health experts. ‘Covid-19 is…