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Murder Of Journalist Khashoggi Helped Spur U.S. Members Of Congress To Call For End Of Support For Saudi-Led War In Yemen

POLITICO Magazine: Why Congress Suddenly Cares About Yemen Paul Slovic, president of Decision Research and professor of psychology at the University of Oregon; and Andrew Quist, research associate at Decision Research, both co-editors of the website The Arithmetic of Compassion “…When we assess the importance of large-scale humanitarian crises, the…

New Issue Of NIH Fogarty International Center’s ‘Global Health Matters’ Newsletter Available Online

NIH Fogarty International Center: Global Health Matters The most recent issue of the Fogarty International Center’s newsletter contains various articles addressing global health topics, including an article on Congress’s approval of an increase for the Fogarty Center’s FY2019 budget and multiple articles discussing NIH research focused on the global suicide…

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: Healing trauma in South Sudan through mental health programs (Lee/Mickute, 11/26). Bloomberg: Glaxo Considers Developing Gonorrhea Vaccine as Threat Rises (Paton, 11/26). SciDev.Net: Q&A: ‘There is a silent rejection of large health interventions (Makri, 11/26). VOA News: 175 People Dead of Cholera in Northern Nigeria, Up to 10,000…

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Devex: In Asia-Pacific, urbanization will dictate future nutrition solutions (Rogers, 11/13). Devex: Q&A: Scaling Up Nutrition head Gerda Verburg (Welsh, 11/13). Global Health NOW: Courting Health (Myers, 11/12). PBS NewsHour: In Liberia, survivors of Ebola and civil war now struggle with mental illness (Raskin, 11/12). SciDev.Net: Keeping animals out of…

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Bloomberg: World’s Biggest Health Care Program Must Educate a Half-Billion Beneficiaries (Beniwal, 10/25). The Economist: Famines are becoming more frequent in the Sahel (10/25). HuffPost: What It Means That ‘Virginity Tests’ Are Still Common In Morocco (Ouazzani, 10/25). The Lancet: Urgent medical attention needed for people on Nauru (McCall, 10/27).…

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Bloomberg: Americans Lose in 2040 Global Life Expectancy Rankings (Tanzi, 10/20). Business Day: Pharma companies urged to do far more to counter superbugs (Kahn, 10/22). CNN: 3 million common procedures in England could become ‘life threatening’ without antibiotics (Picheta, 10/22). Devex: On Message: A new kind of hunger ad (Umuhumuza,…

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Associated Press: Liberia investigates U.S.-backed charity after alleged rapes (Paye-Layleh, 10/16). NPR: Report: Liberian Charity Worker Raped Girls He Was Supposed To Protect (Harper, 10/16). TIME: More Than Me CEO Katie Meyler Temporarily Steps Down (Young, 10/15). Al Jazeera: UNICEF: Two million children in DRC are acutely malnourished (Soi, 10/16).…

London Summit, Lancet Commission Report Call For More Attention To Mental Health

NPR: Report: World Support For Mental Health Care Is ‘Pitifully Small’ “It’s a major milestone in the fight to recognize mental health and mental illness as global issues: a comprehensive report from the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health, three years in the making, released this past week at a…

U.N. Demands Closure Of Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers For Refugees, Asylum Seekers After MSF Expelled From Nauru

Devex: MSF staff outline grave dangers to refugees after Nauru halts mental health services “A day after Médecins Sans Frontières condemned Nauru for halting ‘desperately needed’ mental health services on the island, the government has hit back, accusing the organization of being ‘political activists’ who worked to advance their ‘political…

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