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Associated Press: Uganda controls deadly Marburg fever outbreak, WHO says (12/8). VOA News: WHO: Rapid Action Brings Quick End to Marburg Outbreak in Uganda (Schlein, 12/8). Devex: To tackle malnutrition, go fish (Sieff, 12/11). Devex: Q&A: Towards medicines regulatory harmonization — lessons from Zimbabwe (12/11). Financial Times: Six ways to…

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Devex: Zambia’s multipronged strategy for eliminating malaria (Jerving, 12/7). The Guardian: Children bear ‘disproportionate lethal impact’ of Syrian war, warns study (McVeigh, 12/7). Reuters: Indonesia fights ‘extraordinary’ diphtheria outbreak that has killed 32 (Kapoor, 12/7). WHO: Diphtheria is spreading fast in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (12/6). WHO: Dementia: number of people…

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NPR: How Bad Are Things In Yemen? We Asked An Aid Worker Holed Up In A Basement (Gharib, 12/5). Reuters: WHO says 480 need to be evacuated from Damascus suburb with worst malnutrition (Nebehay, 12/6). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Hunger gnaws at Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps (Worley, 12/6). U.N.…

Humanitarian Crises Worsen In War-Torn Yemen, Syria, U.N., Aid Agencies Warn

IRIN: U.N. calls for ‘humanitarian pause’ in Yemen as conditions in capital deteriorate “Conditions for civilians in Yemen’s capital city of Sana’a are ‘deteriorating by the hour’ after six days of violence, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Monday, as the United Nations called for a ‘humanitarian pause’…

More Funding, Humanitarian Aid Access Needed In Yemen To Prevent Famine

Reuters: Yemen blockade needs to be fully wound down: U.N. aid chief “The Saudi-led military coalition must fully lift its blockade on Yemen, where seven or eight million are ‘right on the brink of famine,’ U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Friday, but he declined to say if maintaining…

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Al Jazeera: Syria’s besieged areas await winter with trepidation (11/30). Associated Press: Pope demands ‘decisive measures’ to resolve Rohingya exodus (Winfield, 11/30). The Economist: After years of success, progress against malaria is slowing (11/30). Xinhua News: Kenya, U.N. seek to eradicate Guinea worm (11/30). Xinhua News: U.N. trains Somali health…

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Al Jazeera: Diphtheria in Yemen: More than 100 infected, 14 deaths (Smith, 11/23). Associated Press: Rising HIV infections see Iran challenge notions about sex (Fattahi/Vahdat, 11/29). Healio: Diabetes, high BMI cause nearly 6% of cancers worldwide (Schaffer, 11/28). HealthDay News: 6% of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes (Preidt, 11/28).…

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