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Devex: Watch: Peter Sands’ ‘nightmare’ coronavirus scenario (Kumar, 6/1). Devex: Q&A: What early data says about gendered impacts of COVID-19 (Rogers, 6/1). Devex: Preparing for a disaster in the middle of a pandemic (Root, 6/1). Devex: Steps for creating water solutions that will last (Root, 6/1). The Hill: COVID-19 shows…

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

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Combating COVID-19 in India M. Hari Menon, director of the India office at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (5/26). Center for American Progress: Protecting and Promoting Women’s Rights Is Key to Defeating the Coronavirus at Home and Abroad Shilpa Phadke, vice president…

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Bloomberg: Global Leaders Call on U.N., Governments to Thwart Health-Care Hackers (Sebenius, 5/26). BMJ: Covid-19: Public health must be ‘at the core’ of global recovery plans, say doctors (Iacobucci, 5/25). Devex: Q&A: WFP redesigns programs for ‘marathon’ COVID-19 response (Lieberman, 5/26). Devex: How COVID-19 and climate are encouraging islands to…

Wuhan Tests 6.5M People For COVID-19 In Days; Chile’s Hospitals Struggle Amid Pandemic; Middle East Fears Resurgence During Eid; Navajo Nation Youth Work To Protect Elders, Cultural Knowledge

AFRICA AP: Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers (Magdy, 5/23). The Guardian: How South Africa’s action on Covid-19 contrasts sharply with its response to AIDS (du Plessis, 5/27). U.N. News: Mozambique school children face ‘catastrophic’ fall-out from COVID-19: a U.N. Resident Coordinator blog (5/25). U.N. News: First…

Yemen’s Health System Collapses As Aid Agencies Say COVID-19 Cases More Than Detected; Many Nigerians Must Break Lockdown To Access Water; U.S. Returns Migrant Children To Mexico, Central America Amid Pandemic; Asia-Pacific Region Commits To Defeating COVID-19

AFRICA AP: Tanzania says virus defeated through prayer, but fears grow (Odula/Anna, 5/22). VOA: COVID-19 Disrupts South Sudan Health Services (Mayar, 5/21). Washington Post: Living through a pandemic when your access to water is difficult (Emezi/Paquette, 5/21). ASIA AP: India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic (Ghosal et…

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Devex: UNICEF USA launches fund to support PPE procurement (Saldinger, 5/20). Devex: Using Google’s data to monitor social distancing (Jerving, 5/20). Devex: The hospitals where doctors can’t wash their hands (Root, 5/18). The Guardian: Afghan hospital attack: ‘I thought my baby had died and I would be next’ (Glinski, 5/19).…

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

Brookings: In developing countries, communities and primary care providers — not hospitals — hold the key to successful pandemic response Nachiket Mor, visiting scientist with the Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (5/14). Center for Global Development: The IMF’s Growth Forecasts for Poor Countries Don’t Match Its COVID Narrative…

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…

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AP: U.N. chief urges faith leaders to challenge harmful messages (Lederer, 5/13). CBS News: Forget ‘murder hornets,’ experts say — this is the real ‘murder insect’ (5/12). Devex: Catching fog and other creative solutions for clean water access (Root, 5/12). POLITICO: Conspiracy theorists, far-right extremists around the world seize on…