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BBC: Malnutrition — you can be fat or thin (12/19). Becker’s Hospital Review: 4 notable outbreaks in the last decade (Bean, 12/18). Bloomberg: Partners In Health Co-Founder Dr. Paul Farmer on Fighting Ebola in Africa since 2014 (Westin, 12/18). Devex: Better together: Caribbean unites to tackle poor-quality medicines (12/19). Devex:…

Gunmen Kill 2 Policemen Escorting Polio Vaccination Team In Pakistan

Al Jazeera: Two killed in attack targeting polio vaccination team in Pakistan “At least two policemen have been killed in an attack targeting a polio vaccination drive in northwest Pakistan, officials say, the latest in a series of attacks targeting eradication efforts in one of only three countries in the…

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Al Jazeera: Rwanda’s front line health supporters (Santoshini, 12/12). The Economist: Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness (12/14). ET HealthWorld: On Universal Health Coverage Day, India pledges to keep the promise (12/12). Forbes: For Haiti, Victory Is in Sight in Fight Against Cholera (Buechner, 12/12). Homeland Preparedness…

Malaysia Reports First Polio Case In 27 Years, Begins Vaccination Campaign

AFP: Polio returns to haunt Malaysia after almost 30 years “Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said Sunday, announcing a three-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo island…” (12/8). AP: Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years “Malaysia began a vaccination…

CSIS Releases December 2019 Issue Of Global Health Policy Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Update In the December 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, events, and podcasts from CSIS, as well…

Vigilance, Continued Efforts Required To Reach Polio Eradication, Opinion Piece Says

The Conversation: Complacency could delay the final push to eradicate polio Villyen Motaze, epidemiologist and PhD fellow, and Melinda Suchard, head of the Centre for Vaccines and Immunology, both at South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases “…Reported cases of wild poliovirus have decreased by over 99% from an estimated…

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Bloomberg: Fighting Malaria with Drones (12/4). CIDRAP News: Novel additions to malaria bed nets increase effectiveness (Soucheray, 12/3). Devex: The environmental impact of balancing the food system is still unknown (Cornish, 12/4). Devex: Biometrics use is becoming routine. Can regulation catch up? (Lieberman, 12/4). Homeland Preparedness News: WHO report details…