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Maintaining Health Of Pilgrims During Hajj Requires International Coordination Among WHO, Saudi Arabia, Other Nations

Science: Health of the Hajj Ziad A. Memish, professor at the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University & Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University “For five days,…

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Pharmaceutical Companies Should Improve Access To Cryptococcal Meningitis Treatment In Africa

STAT: A drug priced out of reach in Africa could save lives from a neglected killer Patrick Adams, freelance journalist, and Cameron Nutt, fourth-year student at Harvard Medical School “…[I]n sub-Saharan Africa [cryptococcal meningitis, or crypto] is fatal in 70 percent of patients even after they reach referral hospitals in…

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More Young People Must Have Access To ‘High-Quality, Nonjudgmental’ Family Planning Services

New York Times: Melinda Gates: Eliminating Bias in Family Planning Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…As the largest generation in history enters its reproductive years, the evidence tells us that bias is one of the biggest barriers standing between these 1.8 billion young people and…

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Efforts To Legalize Abortion Continue In Argentina, Other Countries

The Guardian: The Guardian view on Argentina and abortion: a setback, but not the end Editorial Board “The Argentinian senate’s rejection of a bill legalizing abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy is a cruel disappointment for millions of its citizens. … According to the World Health Organization, 25…

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Decriminalizing Abortion In Argentina Would Offer Health, Quality Of Life Benefits To Women, Girls

Inter Press Service: The Legalization of Abortion in Argentina will Benefit Thousands of Women Nelly Minyersky, lawyer and family law specialist, writing for Amnesty International “…[In Argentina,] criminalization of abortion (Art. 86 of the Criminal Code of the Nation) constitutes a flagrant violation of a plethora of rights that are…

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Opinion Pieces Examine Global Food System Challenges, Including Waste, Access, Pricing

The Hill: Wasted food is a factor that remains noticeably absent from the climate change discourse Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), ranking member of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, and Michael Shank, communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network “…Globally, nearly 30 percent of…

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Researchers, Donors Must Embrace Data Sharing To Accelerate Scientific Progress

Project Syndicate: Making Open Data a Reality Thoai Ngo, director of the Poverty, Gender, and Youth (PGY) Program at the Population Council and director of the Council’s Girl Innovation, Research and Learning (GIRL) Center “…[T]he prevailing policy approach to promoting open data — if you mandate it, they will share…

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International Cooperation Essential To Effectively Respond To Ebola, Other Disease Outbreaks

Foreign Affairs: How Congo Beat the Last Ebola Outbreak Ariana A. Berengaut, director of programs, partnerships, and strategic planning at the Penn Biden Center “…[The response to Congo’s Equateur outbreak in May] required global cooperation, international institutions, and far-sighted investments in science, health, and governance that have enabled countries to…

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Bangladeshi Government Should Consult With Rohingya Refugees, Facilitate Relocation To Land With Fewer Environmental Risks

Washington Post: Relocating Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island is a dangerous idea Bill Frelick, refugee rights program director at Human Rights Watch “…Monsoon season is here, and high winds and flooding are happening now. … It is crucial to relocate the Rohingya refugees to places in Bangladesh with fewer…

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Decriminalizing Abortion In Argentina Represents ‘Human Rights Imperative’

Washington Post: The Senate in Argentina must vote to decriminalize abortion Mariela Belski, executive director of Amnesty International Argentina “Argentina is only days away from becoming a role model in Latin America and the world in the cause of advancing the human rights of women and girls. For that to…

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