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Al Jazeera: The forgotten: Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen (Shaker/Edroos, 1/21). Associated Press: Pakistan kicks off year’s first polio campaign in 2019 (1/21). Associated Press: U.N.: 2 polio cases in Mozambique caused by virus from vaccine (1/22). BBC News: Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?…

28 Human Cases Of Guinea Worm Reported In 2018, Down From Previous Year

Carter Center: Guinea Worm Wanes to 28 Cases Globally; Ethiopia, Mali Report Zero Human Cases Emily Staub, associate director and press liaison to health programs at the Carter Center, discusses the center’s leadership efforts to eradicate Guinea worm, noting, “Just 28 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported in…

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aidsmap: HIV and schistosomiasis programs should be combined to reduce the spread of HIV (Carter, 1/15). Bloomberg: Billionaire Donors Team Up for Global Impact Fund (Gordon, 1/15). Devex: The World Bank presidential race heats up (Igoe, 1/17). Devex: Oxfam internal inquiry finds ‘pervasive’ culture of bullying (Edwards, 1/17). The Guardian:…

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Al Jazeera: World Food Programme cuts aid for Palestinians (1/13). Associated Press: Bare-handed surgeries as Zimbabwe’s health system collapses (Mutsaka, 1/12). Devex: How polio campaigners won €55M for their fight (Hargrave, 1/14). Inter Press Service: Shedding Light on Forced Child Pregnancy and Motherhood in Latin America (Jara, 1/14). NPR: Human…

Health Experts, Leaders Should Prioritize, Incentivize Development Of Vaccines For Poverty-Associated Infectious Diseases

STAT: ‘Neglected diseases’ are anything but neglected by the billion-plus people living with them Jerome Kim, director general of the International Vaccine Institute “…What should be done to remedy [the] systematic failure [of addressing neglected tropical diseases], including the failure to promptly develop vaccines, the most cost-effective approach to infectious…

Rift Valley Fever In Pregnant Women Could Severely Harm Fetuses, Research Shows

New York Times: A Virus Even More Dangerous Than Zika to Pregnant Woman “The mosquito-borne virus that causes Rift Valley fever may severely injure human fetuses if contracted by mothers during pregnancy, according to new research. … Results showed that the virus may be even more damaging to fetuses than…

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BBC News: Yemen cholera epidemic strain ‘came from eastern Africa’ (1/3). CBS News: Gayle Smith, ONE Campaign CEO, warns against complacency in AIDS, Ebola fights (Rosenkrantz, 12/3). Devex: Nigeria faces a health financing cliff edge (Adepoju, 1/7). Devex: Q&A: A ‘twin-track’ approach to disability-inclusive disaster preparedness (Rogers, 1/7). Devex: MFAN…

UAE Media Outlet Covers Gavi Mid-Term Review In Abu Dhabi

The National: UAE Gavi vaccine summit: The fight against tropical diseases that blight the poor “In most countries, a job in the armed forces is considered a dangerous occupation. Firefighters and police officers regularly put themselves in harm’s way. But in Kisumu, Kenya, a career as a car washer is…

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Agence France-Presse: Papua New Guinea scrambles to vaccinate as polio returns (12/3). BBC News: Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV (Carelse, 12/1). CNBC: Malnutrition and obesity are ‘unacceptably high’ around the world, costing the world trillions each year: Global Nutrition Report (Galligan, 12/1). The Guardian: Hope for male ‘pill’…

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