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Research On Migrant Health Needed To Support Achievement Of SDGs, Experts Say

BMC Public Health: Migration and health: a global public health research priority Kolitha Wickramage of the International Organization for Migration and colleagues recount the discussion at the 2nd Global Consultation on Migration and Health, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in February 2017, concerning “the role of research in supporting evidence-informed…

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Devex: Civil society looks to independent review of SDGs, beyond government reporting (Lieberman, 8/7). IRIN: Meet “Baba IDP”: the local hero making sure Boko Haram victims get health care (Lawal, 8/7). WIRED: The Unknowability of the Next Global Epidemic (Keats, 8/7).

Governments Must Focus On Improving Nutrition To Reach UHC Goals

Devex: Opinion: Reaching universal health coverage means tackling malnutrition Adelheid Onyango, adviser for nutrition at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, and Bibi Giyose, senior nutrition and food systems officer, and special advisor to the NEPAD CEO “…UHC is ultimately about achieving health and wellbeing for all by 2030, a…

Global Health Community Must Train, Empower Strong Leaders

Global Health NOW: Global Health Leadership: The Urgent Need Claire Bayntun, director of global leadership programs at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine “The consensus for the need for strong leadership within global health has been growing over a number of years. … Leaders who lack the required…

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Agence France-Presse: U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea (Landry, 8/2). Devex: How can we address violence against women and girls with disability? (Cornish, 8/3). Devex: Q&A: What could cheaper satellite imagery do for the SDGs? (Cheney, 8/3). New York Times: Saudis Escalate Siege of Port in Yemen,…

‘New Kind Of Politics’ Required To Address Threat Of Climate Change

Project Syndicate: We Are All Climate Refugees Now Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor of sustainable development and health policy and management at Columbia University, director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development, and director of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network “…We are all climate refugees now and must chart a path…

Brookings Report Examines Development Finance As Tool To Achieve SDGs

Brookings Institution: Development finance: Filling today’s funding gap George Ingram, senior fellow for global economy and development at Brookings, and Robert A. Mosbacher, Jr., co-chair of the Consensus for Development Reform, discuss the role of development finance institutions (DFIs) and multilateral development banks (MDBs) in increasing foreign and domestic investment…

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Devex: At AIDS 2018, a strong push for HIV self-testing. But is everyone on board? (Ravelo, 8/2). Devex: Q&A: How mobile technology can help achieve the SDGs (Roby, 8/2). Forbes: Icons of Impact: A Global Surgeon Who Invests In Impact (Doherty, 8/1). The Guardian: Professor forced into hiding by death…

Podcast Examines Progress On SDGs, Outcomes Of Recent U.N. Meeting

CBS News: Global Goalscast: Who’s making progress on their development goals? “For 10 days in July, global delegates met at the United Nations in New York to discuss their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, and the news was not all good. … But according to Rajesh Mirchandani, chief communications…

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