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Devex: Q&A: ‘Nothing could have prepared me for Cox’s Bazar,’ reproductive health expert says (Rogers, 1/29). Malnutrition Deeply: Funding for Nutrition Only Comes During Emergencies: Save the Children (Byatnal, 1/26). NPR: Africa Is Suffering A Silent Crisis Of Stroke (McDonnell, 1/26). NPR: Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties (Binkley, 1/25). Agence France-Presse: Melinda Gates battles to promote contraception in Burkina Faso (De Maismont, 1/25). Capital News: Uhuru, Melinda Gates agree to improve health care access for women and girls (1/26). The Guardian: ISIS killings in Afghanistan leave aid…

Science, Technology Offer ‘Unprecedented Opportunities’ To Address Global Mental Health

Devex: Opinion: 1 billion people suffer from anxiety. It’s time to invest in mental health. Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, and Paul Stoffels, chief scientific officer and worldwide chair for pharmaceuticals at Johnson & Johnson “…[T]he growing prevalence of mental illness, particularly in young people — combined with…

U.K. Development Secretary To Make 2 Announcements On Disability, Inclusion

Devex: Mordaunt to announce details of Global Disability Summit “United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt will make two announcements on disability and inclusion on Wednesday, as the issue emerges as a priority of her leadership agenda. At an event in Parliament co-hosted by Handicap International on…

Global Community Must Address ‘Paradox’ Of Global Hunger, Obesity

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Global hunger and obesity Paul Newnham, Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2) advocacy hub coordinator at the ‎World Food Programme “…Why do we see continued hunger and a concurrent rise in people eating too much, and the wrong types of foods? … This paradox is not easily addressed…

Opinion Piece Outlines 5 Agenda Items To Heed At WHO’s Executive Board Meeting

Devex: Opinion: 5 agenda items to watch at WHO’s annual board meeting Johanna Ralston, CEO of the World Obesity Federation and executive in residence at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy; and Naveen Thacker, president of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association and chair of the Strategic Advisory Group on Immunization…

Health Systems Must Provide Quality Care Through All Stages Of Life To Achieve SDG 3

EURACTIV: In run-up to 2030, we’ll need all hands on deck to meet global health goals Harald Nusser, head of Novartis Social Business “…[O]f the estimated $270 billion annually projected to be needed from U.N. members and private partners for achieving the SDGs, up to 75 percent would, according to…

Effective Tax Policies Can Help Improve Global Health

Washington Post: If we want to improve global health, we need to tax the things that are killing us Lawrence H. Summers, professor at and past president of Harvard University “…Improving global health is no longer primarily about combating infectious diseases. Today, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and I…

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