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Christian Science Monitor: Culture shift: What’s behind a decline in drinking worldwide (Llana/Traub, 10/3). Devex: India counts down to its open defecation elimination goal (Rogers, 10/4). The Guardian: ‘I will not give them the baby’: the plight of Cambodia’s detained surrogates (Handley/Meta, 10/2). NPR: Why Infanticide Is A Problem In…

FT Health Discusses U.N. High-Level Meetings On TB, NCDs, Features Interview With World Intellectual Property Organization Director-General

FT Health: Time for action on NCDs The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter discusses takeaways from the U.N. High-Level Meetings on TB and NCDs and features an interview with Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, “which this week launched Pat-Informed, the…

October 2018 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization This special-themed October 2018 WHO Bulletin features articles on global eye care, including an editorial on the benefits of integrating eye care into health systems; an article on achieving dedicated programs and funding for eye care; and a systematic review on interventions to…

Devex Examines Outcomes Of 73rd UNGA, Global Goals Week

Devex: After UNGA, crucial questions around U.S. development, humanitarian aid, technology, and more “As the dust settles from the whirlwind of one of global development’s busiest weeks, it is a time to figure out what might have a lasting impact. Some issues rose to more prominence than expected, while others…

Devex Examines Global Efforts To Prevent Avoidable Blindness

Devex: A bolder vision for eye care “In 1999, a group of organizations working on eye health had a vision: To rid the world of avoidable blindness in two decades. But as the initiative approaches its final year, advocates indicate the goal is unlikely to be met. In hindsight, they…

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Global Health NOW: Driving Change and Saving Lives (Powder, 10/11). Health Policy Watch: Innovative Financing: New Health Bonds Tested For Impact (Anderson, 10/11). Health Policy Watch: Women Suffer In Tanzania’s Deadly Backstreet Abortions (Makoye, 10/8). ImpactAlpha: After a dozen deals, Global Health Investment Fund has overcome a rocky start (Pothering,…

Lancet Commission To Explore Value Of Death Globally

The Lancet: Lancet Commission on the Value of Death Richard Smith, member of the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death, discusses issues surrounding death, writing, “The Lancet Commission on the Value of Death will explore the relationship of medicine to death, consider failures in the relationship, and share ideas…