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Food, Nutrition Security, Especially In Conflict Areas, Vital To Achieving Peace

Devex: Opinion: Malnutrition in conflict zones is rife — here’s how to save lives and build peace Michael Klosson, vice president for policy and humanitarian response at Save the Children “…Conflict has been repeatedly cited by the United Nations as a major driver of hunger in 2018. Failure to get…

Polio Remains Public Health Emergency Of International Concern, WHO Committee Says

Devex: WHO says international spread of polio still a public health emergency “The international spread of polio virus continues to be a problem four years after the WHO’s Emergency Committee designated it a public health emergency of international concern. The committee on Friday announced it would extend the emergency by…

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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…

War-Torn Yemen Faces Famine, Tries To Stave Off Cholera Comeback

New York Times: The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s War “…The devastating war in Yemen has gotten more attention recently as outrage over the killing of a Saudi dissident in Istanbul has turned a spotlight on Saudi actions elsewhere. The harshest criticism of the Saudi-led war has focused on the airstrikes…

PMI Releases October 2018 Newsletter

PMI: President’s Malaria Initiative Newsletter: October 2018 The newsletter contains announcements, news articles, and publications from or featured by PMI, including a message from U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Ken Staley on key takeaways from the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly and a blog post that explores new technologies…