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Latest Issue Of CDC Global Health Protection Division’s ‘Updates From The Field’ Focuses On Strengthening Public Health Systems To Respond To COVID-19

CDC: Updates from the Field: Protecting Health and Building Capacity Globally The latest issue of the CDC Division of Global Health Protection’s Updates from the Field focuses on responding to COVID-19 through strengthened public health systems and includes articles on investing in laboratory capacity, Africa CDC’s continent-wide response, and the…

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Borgen Magazine: Gene Therapy to Possibly Cure Sickle Cell Disease in Africa (Shores, 11/20). Borgen Magazine: How World Organizations Fight the Health Crisis in African Countries (Kuzel, 11/19). Borgen Magazine: How Technology is Advancing Global Healthcare (Hudson, 11/19). Borgen Magazine: The United States’ Fight Against Locusts in East Africa (Scalora,…

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Borgen Magazine: Mothers2mothers: Aiding the HIV/AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa (Kochi, 10/31). Borgen Magazine: Rotary International’s Response to COVID-19 (Tomasello, 10/31). Devex: Lessons from IFRC on integrating mental health into humanitarian response (Smith, 11/2). Devex: U.K. ministers ‘just cannot understand’ merits of aid spending, says Rory Stewart (Worley, 10/30). Devex:…

WHO, Partners Launch Guidance On Developing Digital Health Interventions With, For Young People

WHO: Young people and digital health interventions: working together to design better “WHO and partners launch new guidance on designing digital health interventions with and for young people. Digital tools are an increasingly popular approach to improving health worldwide — particularly among adolescents and young people, who are accessing the…

News Outlets Examine ‘Infodemic,’ Social Media, Digital Inclusion, Remote Work Among Development Professionals Amid Pandemic

Al Jazeera: How do we tackle an ‘infodemic’ amid a pandemic? (Pietromarchi, 9/24). Devex: Remote work takes a toll on development professionals’ well-being (Smith, 9/25). Devex: Digital inclusion will be critical to pandemic recovery (Cheney, 9/25). SciDev.Net: Social media COVID-19 crackdowns are censoring the press (Deighton, 9/24).

Cybersecurity Threats Ramped Up During Pandemic, Health Care, Pharmaceutical Companies Say, Following Russian Hack Alert From U.K., U.S., Canada

Wall Street Journal: Russian Hack Alert Shows Scale of Health Care’s Cybersecurity Challenge “Intelligence agencies in the U.S. and U.K. are now warning that other nations are targeting health-care organizations and pharmaceutical companies with cyberattacks. But security chiefs at hospitals, research facilities, and drugmakers say they have been under siege…

Opinion Pieces Discuss mHealth In Ghana; Racial Bias In Research; Women’s, Girls’ Health; Antibiotic Resistance; Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

The Conversation: Mobile health services can help in rural Ghana if they have the human touch Robert E. Hinson, head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School at the University of Ghana (7/8). Financial Times: Bias against black researchers harms science Marja Makarow,…

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