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Opinion Piece Outlines Approaches To Address Rising Rates Of Obesity

News Deeply: Using Existing Health and Food Systems to Combat Rising Obesity Rates Justine Kavle, nutrition team lead for USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program “…The global conversation addressing overweight and obesity has recently centered on country-level enforcement of sugar taxes. … [W]hat can be done in addition to taxes…

More News In Global Health

EURACTIV: Whose aid is it anyway? (Fox, 4/18). Financial Times: How close are we to defeating malaria? (Symon/Jack, 4/18). Global Health NOW: Opiophobia and High Costs: Untangling the Barriers to Palliative Care (Sutherland, 4/17). The Guardian: From cattle herder to big pharma expert: one man’s fight to end malaria –…

7 Years Of War Destroy Syria’s Health System, Create Public Health Disaster

Wall Street Journal: After the Gas and Bombs: The Health Crisis That’s Killing Syria “This country’s seven-year war is fueling a parallel disaster: a crippling public-health catastrophe. Some 400,000 Syrians have died from bullets, bombs, or torture, including alleged recent gas attacks. More may have died as a result of…

More News In Global Health

Baltimore Sun: University of Maryland virus institute to lead $100 million effort to track HIV programs in Nigeria (McDaniels, 4/17). Deutsche Welle: Philippines: Reported HIV subtype is treatable, says UNAIDS official (Santos, 4/17). Devex: Short-term private investment impacts sustainable development, U.N. report finds (Lieberman, 4/17). Global Health NOW: Palliative Pain…

Development Policy Centre Associate Examines Progress On NCDs In Asia-Pacific

Devpolicy Blog: Latest findings on non-communicable diseases: what is happening in Asia and the Pacific? Ian Anderson, associate at the Development Policy Centre and PhD student at Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, discusses recent WHO findings on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), looking specifically at progress in Asia and Pacific region…

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Devex: In India, struggles to address mental health (Cousins, 4/12). Devex: New $250M Audacious Project from TED announces first recipients (Cheney, 4/11). Global Health NOW: The Last Temptation of a Child: Drowning Prevention in Rural Bangladesh (Agrawal, 4/11). The Guardian: Want to save the world from hunger? Start by not…

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