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AFP/YouTube: Virus hunters delve into Gabon forest in search for next threat | AFP (12/16). Devex: Q&A: The woman tasked with bringing gender to the center of the Gates Foundation (Cheney, 12/17). Devex: Q&A: Addressing polio through a gender lens (12/17). Devex: How a new data portal aims to accelerate…

U.N. General Assembly Declares 2021-2030 Decade Of Healthy Aging

WHO: The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new U.N.-wide initiative “The United Nations General Assembly [Monday] declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Healthy Ageing. ‘Today’s announcement of the U.N. Decade of Healthy Aging sends a clear signal that it is only by working as one, within the United Nations system and…

Diabetes Rising Across Globe, Claims 3 Times As Many Lives As COVID-19, IDF Data Show

World Economic Forum: The silent epidemic that is three times as deadly as COVID Douglas Broom, senior writer for Formative Content, discusses the global burden of diabetes, highlighting findings from the International Diabetes Federation. Broom notes, “It’s the silent epidemic that claims 4.2 million lives around the world every year…

Think Global Health Publishes Articles On Investing In Health, COVID-19 Immunity Gap, Role Of Global Solidarity In Ending Pandemic, Cardiovascular Disease

Think Global Health: COVID-19: An Investment in Our Economy William A. Haseltine, chair and president of ACCESS Health International (12/10). Think Global Health: Why Mass Vaccination in the West Could be Bad News for Chinese Leaders Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, director…

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AP: Families marry off daughters to ease finances amid COVID-19 (Larson, 12/14). AP: Eswatini leader dies of virus amid new wave in South Africa (Magome, 12/14). AP: Italy surpasses U.K. for worst COVID-19 death toll in Europe (D’Emilio, 12/13). AP: COVID-19 runs unchecked in Pakistan’s overcrowded prisons (Gannon, 12/13). AP:…

WHO Aims To Help 100M Smokers Quit With Launch Of Yearlong Global Campaign

VOA News: WHO Targets 100 Million Smokers in Yearlong Global Campaign “The World Health Organization is calling on governments around the world to ensure their citizens have resources and tools to help them give up tobacco smoking as it launches a yearlong campaign aimed at helping 100 million people quit.…

U.S. Secretary Of State Provides Statement On International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

U.S. Department of State: International Day of Persons with Disabilities In a press statement recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discusses the U.S. “commitment to, and support for, the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in daily life of the community” (12/2).

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