Sex Workers

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Reopenings, Mixed Messages Fuel Steep Increase In U.S. COVID-19 Cases As White House Readies New Messaging; Iran Orders Mask Usage; El Salvador Delays Reopening; South Africa Faces Coronavirus, TB

AFRICA AP: Sex workers lack food for taking HIV drugs during COVID-19 (Ssuuna, 7/4). CNN: South Africa battles coronavirus and tuberculosis (McKenzie, 7/4). The Guardian (Nigeria): COVID-19: Nigeria may record spike in malaria, TB deaths, Global Fund warns (Onyedika-Ugoeze, 7/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Powerless in a pandemic: Solar energy prescribed…

Blog Posts, Videos, Releases Address Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Global Development: Early Health Technology Assessment for a COVID-19 Vaccine Christopher Matthew Neil Painter, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) fellow with the HITAP International Unit, and colleagues (6/8). Center for Global Development: In the Race to Develop A Vaccine For COVID-19, Is A Pull For R&D Essential Or Optional?…

WHO, Experts Raise Concern Over Mexico, Latin America As COVID-19 Cases Rise; Russia Receives More U.S. Ventilators; Cases Continue To Increase In India, Pakistan

AFRICA Reuters: Uganda health workers say they lack vital equipment to fight COVID-19 (Biryabarema, 6/3). Thomson Reuters Foundation: ‘Hunger or murder’: Lockdown poverty exposes African sex workers to more violence (Bhalla, 6/3). ASIA AP: Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases jump (Lederer/Kurtenbach, 6/4). AP: Amid virus, those in…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Andy Cowper: The public health of politics and the politics of public health Andy Cowper, freelance journalist and editor of Health Policy Insight (5/29). Brookings: Fiscal policy for COVID-19 and beyond Rabah Arezki, chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank, and…

Blogs, Statements Address Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Richard Smith: learning from a four-star general on leading in a time of pandemic Richard Smith, former BMJ editor (5/20). Center for Global Development: Why is DFC Investing in Domestic COVID-19 Programs? Clemence Landers, policy fellow, and Prashant Yadav, senior fellow, both with CGD (5/20). Chicago Council on…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolitical: Women show their worth in the Covid-19 crisis. They deserve more than applause Roopa Dhatt, co-founder and executive director of Women in Global Health (5/12). BMJ Opinion: Covid-19: Pandemic exposes inequalities in global food systems Jacqui Wise, freelance medical journalist (5/12). Brookings: The coronavirus is a siren for the…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg: Hackers Target WHO by Posing as Think Tank, Broadcaster (Gallagher, 5/7). The BMJ: Covid-19: Health needs of sex workers are being sidelined, warn agencies (Howard, 5/7). CNN: These are the ’10 plain truths’ about the coronavirus pandemic, according to former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden (Kim/Watts, 5/6). Devex: Q&A:…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Examining Application Of U.S. ‘Anti-Prostitution Pledge’ To Global Health Organizations’ Local Affiliates

AP: Justices wary of tying AIDS money to prostitution pledge “In its second day of arguments by phone, the Supreme Court appeared skeptical of a requirement that foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world. The justices…

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Case Examining Whether Global Health Organizations’ Local Affiliates Should Be Subject To U.S. ‘Prostitution Pledge’ Requirement

Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court to weigh overseas anti-AIDS funding restrictions “The Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear arguments over whether a U.S. law violates constitutional free speech rights by requiring overseas affiliates of American-based nonprofit groups that seek federal funding for HIV/AIDS relief to formally adopt a stance…

‘Fragile’ Countries Need More Funding, Aid To Prevent COVID-19 Impacts, IRC Warns; Media Outlets Examine How Pandemic Hitting Certain Populations

BBC: Coronavirus: ‘One billion’ could become infected worldwide — report “One billion people could become infected with the coronavirus worldwide unless vulnerable countries are given urgent help, an aid group has warned. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) said financial and humanitarian aid were needed to help slow the global spread…