Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

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DW: Have scientists been sidelined in eliminating hepatitis because of the coronavirus pandemic? (7/28). Devex: ‘Statistics that can and will be used’: Pacific Islands devise new gender data plans (Cornish, 7/30). Devex: Faith leaders have key role in stopping spread of COVID-19, UNICEF says (Welsh, 7/30). The Lancet Infectious Diseases:…

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Devex: Q&A: Tackling the global NCD burden (7/27). Devex: Q&A: Taking on NGO leadership in the COVID crisis (Cornish, 7/27). Devex: How to empower health workers: Lessons learned from ‘On the Frontlines’ (Donback, 7/24). Global Press Journal: Cervical Cancer Claims Lives as Hospital Backlog Grows in Zambia (Phiri, 7/26). Global…

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BBC News: Israel: ‘Gay conversion’ therapy ban bill passed by MPs (7/23). Devex: Exclusive: SDG Center for Africa hit by mismanagement allegations (Edwards, 7/24). The Hill: New study finds hydroxychloroquine ineffective at treating COVID-19 (Hellmann, 7/23). The Lancet: Ukrainian health authorities adopt hepatitis C project (Devi, 7/25). Science: Polio vaccinators…

Blogs, Releases Discuss Climate Change, WASH, Reparations For Cholera Victims In Haiti, Other Global Health Issues

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Exemplars in Global Health: Q&A with Dr. Niranjan Bose Niranjan Bose, managing director of Health & Life Sciences Strategy at Gates Ventures LLC (6/24). Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Climate change merits a fiscal response like COVID-19’s Vinod Thomas, visiting professor for the Asian…

COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Global Prevention, Treatment Progress Against NTDs, Other Infectious Diseases, Experts Warn

CNN Philippines: Health officials worry COVID-19 pandemic could stall progress against neglected tropical diseases “Health officials from various nations met in a World Health Organization webinar on Wednesday to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on fights against neglected tropical disease around the world. Global experts have long warned that the…

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Borgen Magazine: Tuberculosis in South Africa: What to Know (Barnes, 6/4). Devex: What’s driving Rockefeller’s new commission on data and health? (Chadwick, 6/4). Devex: Watch: END Fund CEO on pandemic impact on NTDs (Kumar, 6/3). Hindustan Times: 30 forms of physical, verbal abuse part of disciplining efforts by Indian households:…

Global Health Community Recognizes First-Ever World Chagas Disease Day In Effort To Raise Awareness Of ‘Silent And Silenced Disease’

U.N. News: World Chagas Disease Day highlights ‘silent and silenced’ tropical illness “Cost-effective interventions such as blood screening, as well as improved hygiene and food safety, could save millions from what the World Health Organization (WHO) has described as a ‘silent and silenced disease’ that mainly affects poor people. For…