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Devex: Strengthening frontlines: Empowering health workers to deliver quality care (Donback, 9/12). The Guardian: Hundreds of children die in Philippine dengue epidemic as local action urged (Fonbuena, 9/12).  IPS: ‘Conference Emphasizes Need for Partnerships to Create a World Without Leprosy’ (Paul, 9/11). New Humanitarian: In Yemen, one nurse’s fight against hunger (Mannocchi/Romenzi, 9/11). New…

KFF Updates Several Fact Sheets On U.S. Role In Global Health Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. & The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (8/5). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (8/2). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Disease Efforts (7/31). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global…

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The BMJ: WHO tobacco report: smoking cessation services must be stepped up (Mahase, 7/29). Borgen Magazine: Dose Poles Simplify Elephantiasis Treatment (Santos, 7/29). CNBC: Morgan Stanley launches new tool to let advisers, investors measure sustainable investing goals (Konish, 7/29). Devex: Can sweet potatoes reduce widespread vitamin A deficiency in Africa?…

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CIDRAP News: Reports profile MCR gene in South America, first detection in Uruguay (Schnirring, 7/23). Devex: Candidate HIV vaccine to be tested for efficacy in MSM, transgender individuals (Ravelo, 7/24). Health-e News: #IAS2019: WHO gives blockbuster HIV drug the green light (Pilane, 7/23). Health-e News: #IAS2019: High HIV & STI…

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Agence France-Presse: One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe’s sick (Jongwe, 7/20). Al Jazeera: ‘Toxic stress’: Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone (Werner/Acland, 7/21). Devex: Could permagardens help solve refugee malnutrition? (Root, 7/22). Global Health NOW: A Neglected Disease, A Lab Researcher, And Real Life (Silberner, 7/11). The Guardian:…

Building Awareness Vital To Preventing, Treating Leishmaniasis

The Conversation: Leishmaniasis needs more attention: it causes skin lesions, and can kill Ramona Hurdayal, lecturer and team leader at the Leishmaniasis Research Group at the University of Cape Town, and Raphael Taiwo Aruleba, PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town “…Leishmaniasis was first identified in the 1900s. Since…

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Associated Press: Duterte critics laud U.N. vote to scrutinize drug killings (Gomez, 7/12). Deutsche Welle: Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests (7/11). Devex: Q&A: Engaging the private sector on health security (Cornish, 7/12). Devex: Is it time to take ‘more of a gamble’ to scale nutrition interventions? (Welsh,…

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CIDRAP News: Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots (Roos, 7/9). CIDRAP News: Data show MERS cases, deaths on decline since 2016 (Soucheray, 7/9). Devex: What does the commitment to green U.K. aid mean in practice? (Root, 7/10). The Guardian: Device could bring both solar power…