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Media Outlets Report On Final Days Of World Health Assembly

CBS News: World Health Organization removes “gender identity disorder” from list of mental illnesses (Lewis, 5/28). Devex: Transparency, migrant health wrap up 72nd World Health Assembly (Ravelo/Chadwick, 5/29). Global Health NOW: A View Inside the Whirlwind: Loyce Pace on #WHA72 (Simpson, 5/28). NPR: Snakebites And Kissing Bugs Among Surprise Items…

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Agence France-Presse: Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan city (Jaffry, 5/26). Agence France-Presse: Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela (5/25). Al Jazeera: Years of war and poverty take toll on Afghanistan’s health care (Latifi, 5/25). BBC News: Working the night shift on malaria’s frontline in Sierra…

Media Outlets Cover Various Outcomes, News From World Health Assembly

CNN: Chinese medicine gains WHO acceptance but it has many critics (Hunt, 5/26). CNN: Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says (Prior, 5/27). Devex: WHO seeks equitable answer to health worker shortage (Chadwick, 5/25). Devex: Global health actors share different perspectives as WHO reform unfolds (Ravelo, 5/25).…

WHO Outlines First-Ever Snakebite Strategy, Aims To Invest $136M Through 2030

UPI: WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites “Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers. Calling snakebites the world’s greatest hidden health crisis, the WHO announced a goal of investing $136 million…

WHO Publishes First-Ever Prevention, Control Strategy For Snakebite Envenoming

Associated Press: U.N. health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites “The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030. … WHO’s strategy includes plans to increase…

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Associated Press: Correction: WHO Travel story (Cheng, 5/21). Bloomberg: Somalia Needs $710 Million in Humanitarian Aid, U.N. Says (Ahmed, 5/21). The Economist: The global battle over high drug prices (5/21). Financial Times: Health threat to migrant workers revealed in new study (Dodd, 5/21). Globe and Mail: Canadian scientists create stable,…

News Outlets Report On Opening Of 72nd World Health Assembly

Associated Press: The Latest: U.S. backs reform efforts at U.N. health agency “The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief to restructure and find reforms in the organization’s budget. … U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services Alex Azar…

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Bloomberg Businessweek: How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa (Cohen et al., 5/17). Cour d’Alene Press: Advocates Hope for Idaho Support for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Coles, 5/16). Devex: Q&A: How to change isolationist attitudes for SDG progress (Root, 5/16). The Guardian: Wellcome Trust investing £80m in…