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Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…

Nepal Could Serve As Model To Other Countries For Hypertension Control Efforts

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Confronting the Silent Killer in Nepal Bethany Hall, scientific health communications fellow at CDC, discusses Nepal’s 2019 May Measurement Month campaign, which aims to increase access to blood pressure screening in an effort to prevent deaths and disability from noncommunicable diseases, and examines CDC’s and other…

Urgent Global Response Critical To Reducing Effect Of Plastic Waste On Health

The Telegraph: We need an urgent global response to the plague of plastic David Attenborough, vice president of Fauna & Flora International “…[A] report published jointly by … Fauna & Flora International and others highlights for the first time the effect of plastic waste on the health of the world’s…

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Al Jazeera: Inadequate health facilities failing Mozambique’s mothers (Marima, 5/14). Al Jazeera: Angola drought: Millions at risk of starvation (Mutasa, 5/14). Al Jazeera: ‘No other option’: Climate change driving many to flee Guatemala (Abbott, 5/13). Associated Press: U.N. humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid (Lederer, 5/13). The…

Global Community Must Reevaluate Thinking Around, Approach To Addressing NCDs

The Lancet: Offline: Time to radically rethink non-communicable diseases Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet “…[G]lobal health actions, although necessary, are not sufficient to achieve human health and wellbeing. Unless global health leaders reinterpret, resituate, and reactivate their advocacy and practice in the context of an urgent planetary emergency, their…

Rural Area Residents Driving Global Rise In Obesity, Nature Study Shows

NPR: Study Shatters Preconceived Notions About Urban Vs. Rural Obesity “…A new paper in the May 8 journal Nature has shattered the preconceived notions of urban versus rural body types. More than 1,000 researchers representing the Non-Communicable Disease Coalition analyzed 2,009 studies of more than 112 million adults from 200…

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The BMJ: Indian campaigners ask government to stop relying on handouts of bedaquiline to ensure supply (5/9). Deutsche Welle: World in Progress: Yemen’s forgotten humanitarian crisis (Steffen, 5/8). Devex: Q&A: Don’t be satisfied with ‘great progress,’ former UNICEF official warns (Lieberman, 5/9). Forbes: Antimicrobial Resistance Is Being Called A Sustainable…