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The Atlantic: A Simpler Way to Get to the Bottom of Mysterious Illnesses in Poor Countries (Yong, 10/16). CNN: Fareed Zakaria GPS: Man vs. Microbe (10/14). Devex: A new ‘forever fund’ for food security (Rogers, 10/16). Devex: IFC releases draft impact investment guidelines (Edwards, 10/15). Devex: Q&A: Listening as the…

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Associated Press: HIV cases in children dropping but still too slowly, U.N. says (11/29). Bloomberg Quint: Google’s Parent Has a Plan to Eliminate Mosquitoes Worldwide (Brown, 11/28). Devex: A strained welcome awaits Venezuelans in Colombia (Daniels, 11/29). Devex: Innovation at WFP: A safe space combined with scale (Cheney, 11/29). Fox…

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Fox News: Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract dengue fever (Dedaj, 7/17). The Guardian: Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds (Boseley, 7/17). The Guardian: Indonesian women suffering ‘epidemic’ of domestic violence, activists warn (Lamb, 7/17). Inter Press Service: U.N. Report…

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Devex: How health care workers can protect themselves from occupational illness (Root, 7/19). Inter Press Service: The Road to Zero Hunger (Gunawardena, 7/17). New Humanitarian: Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates (Parker, 7/18). New Humanitarian: Somalia’s displacement camp ‘gatekeepers’ — ‘parasites’ or aid partners? (Mumin, 7/18). NPR: The…

Expert Discusses Privacy, Human Rights Implications Of Digital Health

BMJ Opinion: Ilona Kickbusch: The dark side of digital health Ilona Kickbusch, director of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, discusses some of the implications of extensive data collection and other aspects of digital health for privacy and human rights…

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AP: Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities (McGuirk, 1/15). Devex: Leprosy lives on in Nigeria, 20 years after its ‘elimination’ as a public health problem (Unah, 1/15). DW: Using smartphone tech to improve maternal health in Uganda (Yiga, 1/14). Forbes: Children Are Disappearing In Bangladesh (Ferguson, 1/14). Global…

April 2020 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The April 2020 WHO Bulletin features articles on ethical considerations for artificial intelligence in the health sector, including an editorial on balancing the risks and benefits of artificial intelligence in the health sector, a news article about regulating digital health, and a policy…

U.N. News Reports On Health, Human Rights Issues Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

U.N. News: Top U.N. official calls for universal basic income to tackle growing inequality (5/6). U.N. News: Coronavirus and human rights: New U.N. report calls for disability-inclusive recovery (5/5). U.N. News: U.N. celebrates midwives during COVID-19 crisis because ‘childbirth doesn’t stop for pandemics’ (5/5). U.N. News: COVID-19 makes universal digital…

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Borgen Magazine: Telemedicine in Developing Countries (Barnes, 5/15). CNBC: ‘Superbugs’ are a hidden danger in the fight against coronavirus, says former CDC director (Cher, 5/13). Financial Times: Special Report: Future of AI and Digital Healthcare (Multiple authors, 5/14). The Guardian: Kenya’s pastoralists face hunger and conflict as locust plague continues…