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WHA Must Act Decisively On, End Breast Milk Substitute Marketing, Opinion Piece Says

Devex: Opinion: What the makers of breast milk substitutes are doing on social media — and why it matters Sandra Remancus, director of Alive & Thrive “…As [the World Health Assembly (WHA)] reconvenes this week, it is expected to take up an issue that requires urgent attention, particularly during the…

CDC Around The World Newsletter Focuses On Measles Globally, Rise In Cases, Deaths

CDC’s “Around the World”: Global Measles Surge The latest issue of CDC’s “Around the World” newsletter addresses the state of measles globally, highlighting new data showing “a sharp increase in the number of new infections, the highest number reported in 23 years, and a tragic rise of 50% from 2016…

Global Health Leaders Call For Urgent Action, Global Solidarity To Achieve Polio Eradication At World Health Assembly

Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Global health leaders urge emergency action on polio at World Health Assembly “In a year marked by the global COVID-19 pandemic, global health leaders convening virtually at this week’s World Health Assembly called for continued urgent action on polio eradication. The Assembly congratulated the African region…

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AP: In Iran, a massive cemetery struggles to keep up with virus (Nasiri, 11/11). AP: Frantic search after medicines vanish from Lebanon shelves (El Deeb, 11/11). Devex: What we learned from the FCDO chief’s grilling by U.K. politicians (Worley, 11/11). Devex: Léo Heller’s last call for water and sanitation as…

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AP: Ukraine’s president tests positive for COVID-19 (11/10). AP: As virus spikes, Europe runs low on ICU beds, hospital staff (Hinnant et al., 11/10). AP: Hard-hit Belgium sees light at the end of virus tunnel (Petrequin, 11/9). AP: U.N.: Pandemic threatens Latin America’s next generation (Smith, 11/9). Borgen Magazine: A…

UNICEF, WHO Call For Urgent Action To Prevent Polio, Measles Epidemics, Resume Immunizations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

U.N. News: ‘Emergency action’ needed to prevent major polio, measles epidemics “Globally, millions of children are at a heightened risk of polio and measles — dangerous but preventable diseases — amid disruptions to vital immunization programs due to the coronavirus pandemic, U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO)…

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19, Including COVID-19 Drug Patents; Race For Vaccine; Impact On Children, Adolescents

The Conversation: COVID-19 drug and vaccine patents are putting profit before people Ronald Labonte, professor and distinguished research chair for Globalization and Health Equity at the University of Ottawa, and Mira Johri, professeure titulaire at École de santé publique at the Université de Montréal (11/5). The Conversation: As the malaria…

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AP: Pandemic heaps new fears and trauma on war-scarred Bosnians (Niksic, 11/6). Borgen Magazine: WHO Global Disability Action Plan: Overcoming Healthcare Barriers (Issula, 11/5). Borgen Magazine: The Crisis in Venezuela (Vandervee, 11/5). Devex: The finance quandary for eye health services (Root, 11/5). Devex: In Tanzania election, COVID-19 denialism an ‘excuse…

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