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The BMJ: Health gains make actions to curb climate change cost neutral, says WHO (Limb, 12/6). CIDRAP News: Guidance seeks to increase outbreak vaccines in pregnant women (Schnirring, 12/6). Devex: Outlook remains bleak for South Sudan food crisis (Root, 12/7). Devex: WHO launches ‘Twitter-like’ platform for NCDs (Ravelo, 12/7). The…

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Agence France-Presse: The battle to save Central African Republic’s starving children (12/6). Devex: DFID prepares for an expected El Niño (Roby, 12/6). IRIN: Venezuela gold rush feeds a growing malaria epidemic (Gillingham, 12/5). New York Times: Lego Foundation and Sesame Street Team Up to Help Refugee Children (Zraick, 12/5). PolitiFact:…

U.K. DFID, U.N. Launch First-Ever Disability Strategy, Report, Respectively

Devex: DFID launches its first disability inclusion strategy “The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development launched its first disability strategy Monday, which disability champions hailed as ‘ambitious’ but in need of dedicated financing to implement. The plans cover disability inclusion both in DFID’s external programs and within the department, fulfilling…

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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’…

BMJ Opinion Publishes Collection Of Articles On Global Health Disruptors

BMJ Opinion: Global health disruptors This collection of articles on global health disruptors contains articles on various topics including climate change, noncommunicable diseases, urban development, the digital revolution, the global health care market, research and development, China’s Belt and Road initiative, the erosion of multilateralism, SARS and Ebola, the Bill…

CFR Publishes Summary Of Council of Councils Session Addressing NCDs, Global Health Challenges

Council on Foreign Relations’ “International Institutions and Global Governance Program”: Council of Councils Eleventh Regional Conference This post provides a summary of sessions from the 11th regional conference of the Council of Councils (CoC) in South Korea, including a summary of a session focused on noncommunicable diseases and global health…

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Devex: In Ethiopia, a multipronged approach to tackle avoidable blindness (Mednick, 11/28). Devex: Women Deliver launches local Deliver for Good campaigns (Roby, 11/28). The Guardian: Powdered polio vaccine brings hope to Nigeria and Pakistan (Davis, 11/27). Homeland Preparedness News: Fewer companies support antibiotic drug research, development (Adrien, 11/27). NPR: Why…

58% Of Women Killed In 2017 Slain By Family Member, Partner, U.N. Report Shows

CBS News: More than half of the women slain in 2017 were killed by family or partners, study finds “More than half of the women murdered worldwide last year were killed by intimate partners or family members, according to a recently released study by the United Nations Office on Drugs…

In Order To Achieve SDGs, International Community Should Support Drug Policy Reform

The Hill: Another decade lost to the global war on drugs Helen Clark, member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy “…Rather than eradicating drugs, prohibition is empowering and enriching organized crime groups. The combined impact of the drug war-fueled criminality, violence, and corruption ranges from harm in U.S. cities…

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Devex: Moving beyond a ‘flush and forget’ mindset in India (Saldinger, 11/19). Devex: Long Story Short #36: The future of family planning (11/16). Financial Times: Big Tobacco prepares to fight proposed ban on menthol cigarettes (Gray/Edgecliffe-Johnson, 11/17). Reuters: World Bank re-engages Tanzania on scrapped education plan (Dausen/Mohammed, 11/18). U.N. News:…

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