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Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…

FAO Calls For Strengthened Partnerships, Sustainable Investments To End Hunger, Malnutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Strengthened global partnerships needed to end hunger and malnutrition “Eradicating hunger and malnutrition and achieving sustainable development requires strengthened global partnerships and sustainable investments to drive economic growth, FAO Deputy Director-General for Programmes Daniel Gustafson said [Wednesday at the opening ceremony in…

South Korea, FAO Partnership Could Help Advance Global Progress Toward ‘Zero Hunger’ World

Korea Herald: [Jose Graziano Da Silva] Leveraging Korean know-how and partnerships for ‘Zero Hunger’ world Jose Graziano Da Silva, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) “…[South Korea] has made remarkable progress in recent decades — in both nutritional and economic development. It’s scientific and…

WHO Establishes Global Multidisciplinary Technical Group On Digital Health

Becker’s Hospital Review: WHO recruits digital health experts for new department “The World Health Organization has established a new Digital Health Department to advise the United Nations agency on and steer the development of technology initiatives in health care, WHO announced on May 10…” (Park, 5/10). Health Policy Watch: WHO…

Global Community Must Reevaluate Thinking Around, Approach To Addressing NCDs

The Lancet: Offline: Time to radically rethink non-communicable diseases Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet “…[G]lobal health actions, although necessary, are not sufficient to achieve human health and wellbeing. Unless global health leaders reinterpret, resituate, and reactivate their advocacy and practice in the context of an urgent planetary emergency, their…

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The BMJ: Indian campaigners ask government to stop relying on handouts of bedaquiline to ensure supply (5/9). Deutsche Welle: World in Progress: Yemen’s forgotten humanitarian crisis (Steffen, 5/8). Devex: Q&A: Don’t be satisfied with ‘great progress,’ former UNICEF official warns (Lieberman, 5/9). Forbes: Antimicrobial Resistance Is Being Called A Sustainable…

USAID Taking Steps To Address Gender Pay Gaps In Agency’s Contracts

Devex: USAID takes aim at gender pay gaps in contracting decisions “The U.S. Agency for International Development is taking aim at a contracting process that many believe allows gender pay gaps to persist within the agency’s contracts. USAID is seeking regulatory changes that would allow contracting officers to deemphasize the…

Global Alcohol Consumption Expected To Increase, Lancet Study Shows

CNN: Binge drinking expected to rise as alcohol use increases around the world, study says “…Between 1990 and 2017, per capita adult alcohol consumption increased by nearly 0.7 liters (about the same in quarts) to 6.5 liters (6.9 quarts) annually, new research indicates. The number is predicted to reach 7.6…