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Devex: Q&A: Reimagining development for the next era (Root, 12/15). The Guardian: Global first responders: 5 things to know about Doctors Without Borders’ Covid-19 strategy (12/14). The Guardian: ‘We could have lost her’: Zimbabwe’s children go hungry as crisis deepens (Chingono, 12/15). Homeland Preparedness News: CEPI to provide up to…

Many Health Facilities Lack Sufficient Water, Sanitation Services, Putting Health Workers, Patients At Higher Risk Of Disease, U.N. Report Warns

U.N. News: Water, hygiene woes at health facilities putting lives at risk: U.N. report “Lack of basic water and sanitation services at health facilities has put around 1.8 billion health workers and patients at higher risk of COVID-19 infection and other diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.N. Children’s…

World Bank, Partners Work To Address Yemen’s WASH Needs

World Bank Blogs: Working together in the midst of an active conflict Carmen Nonay, practice manager at the World Bank, discusses the World Bank’s and partners’ efforts to address Yemen’s water supply and sanitation needs and priorities (12/10).

U.K. Withheld Information About Aid Cuts From NGOs, Contractors; Cuts Will Impact Millions, Campaign To Defend Aid And Development Estimates

Devex: U.K. withheld information about aid program cuts from NGOs and contractors “The U.K. government withheld information on development program cuts from NGOs and contractors despite promises to work ‘openly and pragmatically’ with suppliers during the pandemic, according to the public aid watchdog. Delays in deciding which development programs should…

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Al Jazeera: Coronavirus or malaria, tuberculosis and HIV? (12/2). Borgen Magazine: Exploring Women’s Health in the DRC (Mendez, 12/3). Borgen Magazine: Save The Children Encourages Breastfeeding In The Philippines (Gabra, 12/2). CNN: Elton John honors Anthony Fauci on World AIDS Day (Hansler, 12/1). Devex: Is the new ‘Gavi for toilets’…

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Borgen Magazine: Gene Therapy to Possibly Cure Sickle Cell Disease in Africa (Shores, 11/20). Borgen Magazine: How World Organizations Fight the Health Crisis in African Countries (Kuzel, 11/19). Borgen Magazine: How Technology is Advancing Global Healthcare (Hudson, 11/19). Borgen Magazine: The United States’ Fight Against Locusts in East Africa (Scalora,…

Climate Change Exacerbating WASH Challenges, Experts Say On World Toilet Day

Devex: World Toilet Day: Experts say climate change is intensifying sanitation crisis “On World Toilet Day, WASH experts say climate change is intensifying the sanitation crisis and are calling for more support. Currently 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation. Without it, human feces can contaminate groundwater, rivers,…

UNICEF, WHO Release State Of The World’s Sanitation Report

WHO: State of the World’s Sanitation “…[T]he world is alarmingly off-track in delivering sanitation for all by 2030, according to the State of the World’s Sanitation report, released on this year’s World Toilet Day by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO). Despite progress over the past two decades, toilets…

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