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Devex: Call for road deaths to be recognized as child health emergency (Abrahams, 12/14). Devex: Aid community silenced in Ethiopia (Root, 12/14). Devex: The impact of climate inaction on food security (Cornish, 12/13). The Guardian: ‘A child is killed daily’: saving lives in Brazil’s deadliest city for adolescents (Griffin, 12/14).…

Addressing Poor-Quality Medicines Vital To Sustaining Progress Against, Ending Malaria

Devex: Opinion: To end malaria, we cannot ignore the reality of poor-quality medicines Ronald T. Piervincenzi, chief executive officer of USP, and Delese Mimi Darko, pharmacist and chief executive officer of Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority “…WHO estimates that one in 10 medicines in low- and middle-income countries are substandard…

Global Health Hackathon Focuses On New Approaches, Tools To Prevent Malaria

Devex: The challenges of bringing malaria innovations to scale “How could air capture technology, which is being developed to limit the impacts of increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, be applied to malaria? The easiest way for mosquitoes to find humans is through the air we exhale, and Nazzy Pakpour,…

Design-Led Solutions Could Transform HIV Prevention For Women

STAT: A makeover for oral PrEP: designing real-world HIV prevention for women Ann S. Kim, director of health and well-being at IDEO Cambridge and documentary director and cinematographer “…Time and time again, women have told me they are waiting for a solution that would put them in control of protecting…

DRC Ebola Outbreak Continues To Grow; WHO Official Urges World To Prioritize Response

CIDRAP News: DRC Ebola cases approach 500 as infections continue “Over the weekend and through [Monday] the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DCR) reported 13 new Ebola cases in several outbreak areas, as neighboring South Sudan prepared to vaccinate health care and frontline workers in bordering regions. … In its…

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The BMJ: Health gains make actions to curb climate change cost neutral, says WHO (Limb, 12/6). CIDRAP News: Guidance seeks to increase outbreak vaccines in pregnant women (Schnirring, 12/6). Devex: Outlook remains bleak for South Sudan food crisis (Root, 12/7). Devex: WHO launches ‘Twitter-like’ platform for NCDs (Ravelo, 12/7). The…

Human Migration Constitutes Important Global Health Issue, UCL-Lancet Commission Says

CNN: Human migration is a pressing public health issue, report says “Conservative rhetoric about migrants — like the group making their way through Mexico, the one President Donald Trump called an ‘invasion’ — might lead some to believe that migrants are a threat to American health, a strain on the…

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