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GAO Report Reviews U.S. Global Tobacco Control Efforts

U.S. Government Accountability Office: Global Tobacco Control: U.S. Efforts Have Primarily Focused on Research and Surveillance This GAO report reviews U.S. global tobacco control efforts, examining funding and activities related to global tobacco control in fiscal years 2015-2018 through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USAID, and the…

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Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…

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BBC News: Kenyan survivors: Cancer is ‘national disaster’ (8/1). The Economist: A history of humankind’s enemy number one (8/1). The Guardian: Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the U.S. (Lakhani, 8/1). The Lancet: Honduras’s worst dengue outbreak in 50 years (Alves, 8/3). The Lancet: North Korea ‘on the…

Coordinated Global Action Vital To Effective NCD Response In Low-, Middle-Income Countries

The BMJ: Time to align: development cooperation for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Téa E. Collins, adviser for the Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases at the WHO, and colleagues “…Until recently, … non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have not been seen as part of…

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Associated Press: Bangladesh grapples with country’s worst dengue outbreak (Jahangir, 7/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s work on vision ‘needs to go on,’ expert Alarcos Cieza says (Lieberman, 7/31). Devex: Reducing stigma in health facilities to achieve UHC (Politzer, 7/31). The Guardian: British man charged with distributing bleach ‘cure’ to Ugandans (Mwesigwa,…

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The BMJ: WHO tobacco report: smoking cessation services must be stepped up (Mahase, 7/29). Borgen Magazine: Dose Poles Simplify Elephantiasis Treatment (Santos, 7/29). CNBC: Morgan Stanley launches new tool to let advisers, investors measure sustainable investing goals (Konish, 7/29). Devex: Can sweet potatoes reduce widespread vitamin A deficiency in Africa?…

U.S. Reaffirms Commitment To Promote Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Globally

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: U.S. Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities Remains Strong Around the World Cherith Norman Chalet, U.S. ambassador for U.N. Management and Reform and‎ alternative representative to the General Assembly, recognizes the 29th anniversary of the U.S. passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), writing, “In…