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The Atlantic: ‘She’s Not a Woman. She Doesn’t Have a Child.’ (Szynol, 2/13). Devex: Disability inclusive health care has mountains to climb (Rogers, 2/13). Inter Press Service: How Devastating is Climate Change for World Peace & Security? (Deen, 2/13). IRIN: Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing (Loy,…

U.S. House Passes Bill To Halt U.S. Support Of Saudi Arabia In Yemen War

POLITICO: House rebuffs Trump’s foreign policy with Yemen vote “The House on Wednesday passed a bill to halt U.S. involvement in Yemen’s civil war — yet another bipartisan rebuke of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. The legislation now heads to the Senate, where proponents expect it to narrowly pass in…

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CNN: Why these Pacific Island nations have world’s highest childhood obesity rates (Howard, 2/13). IRIN: Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid (Phiri, 2/12). U.N. News: ‘Shared responsibility’ to stop 420,000 needless deaths from tainted food each year, U.N., world leaders warn (2/12). U.N. News:…

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Axios: How other countries set their drug prices (Owens, 2/11). BBC News: Yemen war: Grain stores in Hudaydah ‘at risk of rotting’ (2/11). The BMJ: Two TB survivors challenge Janssen’s new bedaquiline patent in India (2/11). Forbes: All Talks And No Action: The UN Struggles To Lead By Example On…

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BBC News: Tanzania male MPs face circumcision call to stop HIV spread (2/8). Bloomberg: Ray Washburne to Resign From Overseas Private Investment Corp. March 1 (Jacobs, 2/10). Bloomberg: China’s Potential HIV Contamination Revives Drug Safety Fears (Wei/Einhorn, 2/11). CIDRAP News: Saudi Arabia reports more MERS in Wadi ad-Dawasir outbreak (Schnirring,…

Urgent, Ongoing Action Needed To Address Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen, Academics Say

BMJ Opinion: There is an urgent need to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen Obijiofor Aginam, deputy director of United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), and Weiam Al-Hunaishi, physician and graduate student in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the…

U.S. Issues Statement On Delivery Of Humanitarian Assistance To Rukban

U.S. Department of State: Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance to Rukban In a press statement, Robert Palladino, deputy spokesperson for the U.S. State Department, states, “We welcome the news that the U.N. and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) are making a second humanitarian aid delivery from Damascus to the Rukban encampment,…

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Agence-France Presse: China disciplines 80 officials linked to major vaccine scandal (2/3). CIDRAP News: Saudi Arabia, Oman report more MERS cases (Schnirring, 2/4). CNBC Africa: Rwanda’s quest to prevent and treat cancer (2/4). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s new Western Pacific director on vaccine hesitancy, UHC (Ravelo, 2/5). Devex: Traffic fatalities in…

Media Outlets Report On U.S. Aid Cuts To Palestinians

Reuters: USAID assistance in the West Bank and Gaza has ceased: U.S. official “The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, a U.S. official said on Friday. The decision was linked to a Jan. 31 deadline set by…

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