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CSIS Releases June 2019 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter: June 2019 In the June 2019 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center (GHPC), highlights recent publications, podcasts, and events hosted by…

Clean Air Should Be Recognized As A Human Right

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Opinion: A breath of clean air should be a human right David R. Boyd, United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment and associate professor at the University of British Columbia “…Air pollution clearly violates the rights to life and health, the rights of the…

International Life Sciences Institute Acts As Lobby Group Not Health Non-Profit, Case Study Says

The Guardian: Science institute that advised E.U. and U.N. ‘actually industry lobby group’ “An institute whose experts have occupied key positions on E.U. and U.N. regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a peer-reviewed study. The Washington-based International Life…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: Nearly half of rural Afghans face food insecurity: U.N. (6/3). Global Health NOW: The Road’s Toll: How to Reduce 1.35 Million Traffic Deaths (Simpson, 6/3). The Hill: U.N. ratings find no countries on track to achieve gender equality by 2030 (Rodrigo, 6/3). New Humanitarian: Why Rohingya women risk…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: Eradicating polio in Pakistan, an endless battle (Lovett/Martin, 5/30). Al Jazeera: Philippines: Dying For Gold (5/30). Associated Press: Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones (Anna, 5/30). Devex: Is Canada’s feminist foreign aid policy working? (Halais, 5/31). The Lancet: UNAIDS survey aligns with so-called fourth 90 for…

Oncologist In Senegal Recounts Experience Treating Patients With Lung Cancer

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Taking Back the Lives That Tobacco Use Cuts Short: One Story from a Physician in Senegal Oumar Ba, oncologist at Hôpital General Grand Yoff in Dakar, discusses the effects of tobacco and his experience working as an oncologist in Senegal, writing, “Tobacco continues to steal the…