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CSIS Research Fellow Discusses Importance Of Prioritizing Nutrition In Food Innovations

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Lab to Fork: A Lost Opportunity for Global Nutrition Amy Beaudreault, research fellow with the Global Food Security Project and Global Health Policy Center at CSIS, discusses the importance of prioritizing nutrition in food innovations. Beaudreault writes, “The world needs much more than plant-based…

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ABC News: A reflection on living through Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic (Masuku, 5/2). Associated Press: U.N. says 1.7 million Somalis will face major food insecurity (5/1). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to Honduras (Lagattuta, 5/1). Devex: The limits of Africa’s malaria vaccine pilots (Adepoju, 5/2). The Guardian: Risk of obesity can…

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ABC: Melinda Gates: Why lifting up women is the most important global health program (5/1). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Northern Triangle (Barsham, 4/30). Borgen Magazine: U.S. Foreign Assistance to El Salvador (Mayer, 5/1). The Guardian: Cutting obesity would slash number of early deaths, research finds (Boseley, 5/1).…

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Associated Press: U.K. opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal that killed 2,400 (4/30). Becker’s Hospital Review: Editorial: Vaccine hesitancy threatens ‘historical achievements’ in infectious disease fight (Vaidya, 4/29). Devex: Devexplains: Vaccine hesitancy (Ravelo, 4/30). Devex: Q&A: How local pharmaceutical production can improve access to quality medicines (4/30). Bloomberg News: China Fines…

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Al Jazeera: Bill Gates on ending disease, saving lives: ‘Time is on our side’ (4/27). Associated Press: U.N.: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5 (4/24). Devex: How medical marijuana could help this country finance the SDGs (Saldinger, 4/26). Devex: Solar holds promise for remote…

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Devex: Partnering for health security in the Indo-Pacific (Cornish, 4/24). Devex: Communities come to the rescue of Nigeria’s local hospitals (Adepoju, 4/24). New Humanitarian: Outcry at U.N. plans to consolidate Syria aid operations in Damascus (Parker/Slemrod, 4/23). The Telegraph: India doctor shortage drives rise in superbugs, report warns (Wallen, 4/23).…

USAID Launches Effort To Clean Up Agent Orange Site In Vietnam

Agence France-Presse/VOA News: USAID Launches Latest Cleanup of Agent Orange Site “The U.S. launched on Saturday a $183 million cleanup at a former Vietnam storage site for Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant used in the nations’ bitter war, which years later is still blamed for severe birth defects, cancers, and…