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Devex: Here’s what the COVID-19 response looks like in refugee camps (Root, 4/3). Devex: To tackle obesity, World Bank looks to lessons from Latin America (Welsh, 4/2). Devex: Watch: Unacceptable — community health workers without COVID-19 protective gear (Kumar, 4/3). Devex: Watch: Amref Health Africa CEO on COVID-19’s impact on…

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Devex: Opinion: International community holds the key to ending cervical cancer HRH Princess Dina Mired, global cancer advocate and president of the Union for International Cancer Control, and Marisol Touraine, senior member of the Conseil d’Etat and an international consultant for social policies (4/1). The Lancet: The case for replacing live…

New E-Cigarette Regulations, Growing Anti-Vaping Sentiment Impacting Industry Worldwide

New York Times: The World Pushes Back Against E-Cigarettes and Juul “When the big American tobacco companies started feeling pressure decades ago, they found new markets and friendlier regulation abroad. Juul’s efforts to follow the same playbook have been stunningly unsuccessful. The company has been met with ferocious anti-vaping sentiment…

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The Conversation: Newborns in developing countries need better protection from common bacteria Ziyaad Dangor and Sanjay Lala, associate professors at the University of the Witwatersrand (3/18). The Conversation: Why the elimination of malaria needs much greater involvement of women Damaris Matoke-Muhia, senior research scientist with the Kenya Medical Research Institute…

Science Examines Ousted Cancer Researcher’s Experience With NIH Investigations Into Alleged Funding Violations Related To China

Science: Fired cancer scientist says ‘good people are being crushed’ by overzealous probes into possible Chinese ties “…According to [the Moffitt Cancer Center], [researcher Pearlie Epling-Burnette] and five other senior scientists got the boot because they were involved in collaborations with institutions in China that ‘violated multiple Moffitt policies and…

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CNBC Africa: Rwanda is deploying this new weapon in fight against malaria (3/12). Devex: Conflicting partner demands a challenge for Australia’s new development policy (Cornish, 3/13). Devex: Can a wave of innovation bring an end to sickle cell disease in sight? (Adepoju, 3/13). The Lancet: Rethinking period poverty (Cousins, 3/14).

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AP: U.S. heart surgeon treats children lacking care in Libya’s war (Chernov/Dana, 3/11). AP: Norwegian Refugee Council chief urges Venezuela exodus aid (3/10). MedPage Today: HIV Treatment as Prevention Seemed to Work in Australia (Walker, 3/10). PRI: This activist group is taking on the state of Honduras in the first…

CGD Experts Examine Cancer Treatment Prioritization In LMICs

Center for Global Development: Does Cancer Treatment Warrant Special Consideration from Health Decision-Makers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries? Adrian Gheorghe, visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development, and colleagues write, “In this blog we consider whether cancer should receive special attention compared to other diseases and public health concerns…

Financial Times Special Report Examines Global Efforts To Prevent, Treat Diabetes

Financial Times: FT Health: Combating Diabetes “Over 460m people worldwide have diabetes, a figure that is projected to reach 700m by 2045. This report looks at the factors behind this rise, the latest high-tech solutions, and how health services are coping — or failing to” (Multiple authors, 3/9).