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Al Jazeera: Pakistan struggles with unprecedented HIV infections in children (Burdon-Manley, 6/16). allAfrica: Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods (Ncube, 6/18). BBC News: Face to face with DR Congo’s deadly vipers (6/18). Bloomberg: Deadly Superbugs Win as Wall Street Flees Makers of Antibiotics…

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BBC News: Ecuador’s top court approves same-sex marriage (6/13). Christian Science Monitor: For Afghan midwife, saving women’s lives is a lifelong passion (Peterson, 6/13). The Economist: Drone deliveries are advancing in health care (6/15). The Guardian: Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offenses against women and girls (Okiror, 6/13).…

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The BMJ: Gender equality: countries are failing to deliver changes by 2030 (Kmietowicz, 6/5). Devex: Coalition aims to streamline awareness efforts, attract new donors (Saldinger, 6/5). Global Health NOW: “Here to Push Back Against the Pushback” (Myers, 6/3). New York Times: This Drug Could End HIV. Why Hasn’t It? (Barbaro…

Nature Examines How Humanitarians, Researchers Using Cell Phone Call Data To Improve Lives

Nature: Can tracking people through phone-call data improve lives? “…Telecommunications companies scrutinize call-detail records to learn about customers’ locations and phone habits and improve their services. Researchers suddenly realized that this sort of information might help them to improve lives. … [S]cientists working under the rubric of ‘data for good’…

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Associated Press: AP Exclusive: Sackler foreign firm caught up in opioid probe (Galofaro/D’Emilio, 5/29). Devex: Global Financing Facility prepares for leadership shake-up (Edwards, 5/29). Devex: Q&A: Igniting the power of girls and women in global health (5/29). Devex: Child hunger threatens Africa’s economy, report says (Root, 5/28). Homeland Preparedness News:…

Technology Plays Role In Helping To Achieve UHC, Philips Expert Says

World Economic Forum: How technology can help us achieve universal health care Henk de Jong, chief of international markets at Philips, discusses the role of technology in advancing health care, writing, “With the power of technology and digital tools in our hands, and the willingness of the public and private…

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Devex: Health worker attacks are up, but numbers might not tell the full story (Lieberman, 5/21). Global Health NOW: Start Local to Stop Air Pollution (5/19). Global Press Journal: Unclear Abortion Laws in Uganda Leave Women Who Are Raped Unsure of Options (Segawa, 5/19). Global Press Journal: In Zambia, Rumors…

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CIDRAP News: Four new polio cases in Pakistan as study tackles partial-dose vaccination (Schnirring, 5/17). Devex: What role should donors play in helping drones for delivery take flight? (Cheney, 5/20). Devex: E.U. states meet on youth, Sahel, but ministers stay home (Chadwick, 5/17). Financial Times: Gates-backed computing platform raises $110m…

USAID Releases April 2019 Issue Of Innovation And Impact Newsletter

USAID: Innovation and Impact Newsletter — April 2019 The latest issue of USAID’s Innovation and Impact Newsletter features a new report by the Rockefeller Foundation and USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII), with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on artificial intelligence (AI) in global health; a summary of…